Elizabeth Ficocelli

© 2013-14. Elizabeth Ficocelli. All Rights Reserved.Elizabeth Ficocelli is an inspirational Catholic speaker for international audiences at conferences, parishes, schools, retreats and events. She can be seen and heard frequently on Catholic radio and television, including guest hosting live national radio programs such as “Catholic Connection” and “Kresta in the Afternoon.” Elizabeth also hosts her own program, “Answering The Call” on St. Gabriel Catholic Radio AM 820, in which she interviews priests, deacons and religious about their spiritual journeys. In addition to her speaking and media work, Elizabeth is a best-selling, award-winning author of fifteen books for adults and young people as well as numerous Catholic magazines articles. She and her husband of 30 years have four boys and reside in Columbus, Ohio. Learn more about Elizabeth, access her Press Kit, or Contact Her.


Why Elizabeth?

Award Winning Author

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Winner 2006 Catholic Press Association First Place Award Winner 2007 Catholic Press Association Second Place Award Catholic Best Sellers List for Children & Young People April 2003 April 2005 Selected for Texas Library Association 2008 2 x 2 Reading List


If you’re looking for books to inspire your or a loved one’s Catholic faith, or that of a child or student or friend, please explore Elizabeth’s site for her current list of books, as well as direct opportunities to purchase them through Amazon and Barnes & Noble online. Elizabeth’s books have earned the Catholic Best Sellers List for Children and Young People award as well as the Texas Library Association’s 2X2 Reading List.

Youth Author & Speaker

Impacting the faith life of a young person or teen requires language that meets them where they are in their faith development, and Elizabeth’s books are written to do just that, with inspiration to help them make the faith walk into adulthood.

Elizabeth combines her writing and excellent speaking skills to offer a rich library of complementary talks that can be delivered to grade school, middle, junior high or high school students, each tailored to the appropriate audience. Talks can be combined with a book signing to incorporate the added opportunity to garner a real author’s signature and inspire future writers. You can access a list of her presentations for young adults and younger children from her web pages.

Nationally Renowned Speaker

Elizabeth provides engaging PowerPoint presentations for audiences of all ages, adult through young children. She has experience in a wide variety of settings across the nation. From intimate classroom settings to grand ballrooms with over 1,000 in attendance, her enthusiasm and love for the faith shines through. With her husband of 28 years, Mark, Elizabeth also speaks on developing healthy and loving marital relationships.

Radio Host and Frequent Television Guest

Elizabeth is currently host of “Answering the Call” on St. Gabriel Catholic Radio AM 820 in Columbus, Ohio, which airs Tuesdays and Sundays at 12:30 PM. She has been a guest many times on the ETWN and Catholic TV networks and has been featured as a speaker on a variety of Catholic radio programs.