Epiphany -March 12, 2022
‘God proves his love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us’ Rom 5:8
Michelle Piccolo offers encouraging words during this season of Lent. Lori Grande-Swiatkowski wrote her first book and she’ll share her story. Tina Teifer and Genevieve Marnon both return to Epiphany to talk an importatn event and topics.
Michelle Piccolo is originally from Parma, Ohio, but felt God call her to the Archdiocese of Detroit in June of 2017. She was the 4th woman in the Archdiocese of Detroit to be Consecrated as a Virgin by Archbishop Vigneron in October of 2020. She has been working as the Director of Christian Service at her parish of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Plymouth since September of 2020.
Lori is a cradle Catholic, wife and mother and a long time listener to Ave Maria Radio. She has worked in Metro Detroit as a registered nurse for forty two years. Twenty six of those years as a staff nurse at a metro Detroit hospital and thirty four years working as a nursing instructor at two local community colleges. Little Book of Hospital Miracles are true stories from her hospital work witnessing to God’s awesome presence in her patient’s lives.
Tina Teifer is the Director of Multicultural Outreach for Right to Life of Michigan working with volunteers to bring prolife education to the African American, Hispanic and Chaldean communities of Michigan.
Genevieve Marnon is the Legislative Director for Right to Life of Michigan. Genevieve works with legislators, policy staff and stakeholders to negotiate bills and implement prolife policies in the state. In addition to legislative work, Genevieve is an RLM media spokesperson doing news stories, interviews, debates and speeches. She has been featured on the Teresa Tomeo Show, Mitch Albom Show, Michigan Public Radio and in several news stories.
Genevieve began working for Right to Life of Michigan in 2012 and was involved in the successful passage of several prolife laws including clinic licensing, criminalizing coercive abortion and the abortion insurance opt-out.
Prior to working for Right to Life of Michigan, Genevieve worked in financial planning and as an educator in both public and private schools. Genevieve holds a bachelor’s degree from Oakland University. She has been married to Mark for 34 years, has three grown children and five beautiful grandchildren.