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Deborah Boyce, APR
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Attended Medicine X 2013
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The music ministry at Saint John XXIII Catholic Community, led by +Michael Puppos, makes celebrating the Mass here a joy! Enjoy his playlist celebrating the coming of the Lord! Then join us for Mass to hear these gems performed live, with a heavenly orchestral ensemble and choirs of angels. #23Christmas  

Christmas Eve Mass: 4:30, 7:30 & 11 p.m
Christmas Day Mass: 10 a.m.

Arrive early to get a seat and hear music 30 minutes before each Mass.
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This was an amazing moment for Sr. Norma and all who witnessed it! Pope Francis tells her and sisters of religious orders: “I love you all very much!” #2night10/9c #AudienceWithPope
When Sister Norma Pimentel participated in a virtual papal audience hosted with ABC News, she was excited to see Pope Francis, but never expected him to address her.
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Reflecting on the Way of the Cross and the Sacred Wounds of Jesus, I am reminded how touch makes us believers and healers. ‪#‎GoodFriday‬ ‪#‎HolyWeek‬
Every day, I see God’s hands at work, and witness how important and healing touch is in our lives. A loving gaze. A warm embrace. Two or more hands clasped in prayer. "Touch speaks the wordless wor...
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I stumbled onto Pink Martini working for public television and was immediately smitten. Enjoy everything they've recorded... nearly 6 hours worth posted by Jupiter le fec on SoundCloud. #mercibeaucoup #monami
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On the biggest worldwide stage for this sport, #USA FIFA World Cup referee Mark Geiger stands out as stellar! #proud2baRef #worldsmostbeautifulgame
After flawless performances in two group stage matches, the New Jersey native will become the first U.S. referee to officiate a World Cup game in the knockout round.
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What a week! To be part of an audience with the Pope at Sacred Heart Church - McAllen, TX. Watch 20/20 tonight at 10/9c to see more of this historic moment and learn more about the important humanitarian relief effort at Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley's Humanitarian Respite Center! ‪#‎AudiencewithPope‬ ‪#‎McAllenTX‬ #BorderCrisis
ABC News David Muir's hosted the event with the Pontiff from the Vatican.
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We get very little notice they are coming. The door opens and someone cries out, Families! The families are here! We begin applauding, as those present at Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley’s Humanitarian Respite Center rush to greet the refugees…
We get very little notice they are coming. The door opens and someone cries out, Families! The families are here! We begin applauding, as those present at Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valle...
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When Kristian Hernandez and I talked about doing a feature story on Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley (CCRGV), top of mind was the need to get more individuals volunteering at the Humanitarian Respite Center at the Sacred Heart Church - McAllen, TX. 

The number of refugees fleeing violence in their homeland, primarily Central Americans, has doubled since Thanksgiving. The need for volunteers and donations to support the Center CCRGV set-up and manages continues. And Kristian's feature story, appearing today in all of the AIM newspapers in Texas, will surely help that cause.

To write the story, Kristian spent half a day with us at the Center, and he told me he was the son of migrants. He shared he was 12 years old when his father crossed the US-Mexican border to be with his family at Christmas. I'm guessing it is a Christmas Kristian will never forget.
McALLEN—Two red metal doors opened and a crowd of 18 people, mostly woman carrying young children, made their way into the Sacred Heart Immigrant Center.
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Here's the song that wraps what's become my all-time favorite holiday film, Love Actually! <3 and abrazos! 
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Christopher, THIS is just what I needed! John 15:11 and this video caps a spiritually moving day! Many Thanks + God Bless! #happy #workingon #joy

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These young ladies were among the children enjoying our "beautiful" Prayer Garden after Mass on Sunday at Saint John XXIII Catholic Church.
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creative • fun loving • audiophile • foodie • big picture thinker • worker bee • dedicated • compassionate • collaborator • resilient like Gumby

Next to my two children, my biggest passions are lifelong learning, public broadcasting and navigating the new media frontier... no easy feat in The Neo-Luddite Triangle. 

I relish being part of innovative and entrepreneurial teams. Teams willing to think in new ways and implement new ideas improve their relationships with key audiences and their bottom line. 

I've worked in radio & television, higher education, and was a tenured college professor. I keep changing what I want to be when I grow up. 

My communications and development work currently supports new media and health information literacy, ePatient advocacy, cancer research, and improvements in the quality of life and care for those touched by cancer and mental health issues. 

Another passion is helping people of all ages better understand and enjoy the world's most beautiful players' game - real football (or what most in the states refer to as soccer).  

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I won many debate and public speaking awards in my youth, but don't know what happened to them. A lone soccer trophy and a celebrity low-bowler trophy grace my shelf. Why? Because they remind me of what's important in life. Not winning or losing. Life's about learning new things, doing your best, having fun, staying humble, keeping the faith, and being upbeat and positive in the face of adversity and challenges.
  • Medicine X 2013
    Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University
    Developing Major Gifts
  • Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Madison Institute
    In cooperation with the University of Wisconsin’s Graduate School of Business, Annual Giving
  • Medicine 2.0: The 4th World Congress on Social Media & Web 2.0 in Health, Medicine & Biomedical Research & Stanford X
    Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Summer Institute in Digital Strategies for Health Communication
    Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Bowling Green State University
    Digital Media & New Communication Technologies/Sociology
  • University of Notre Dame
    Summer Institute in Communications
  • Bowling Green State University
    Mass Communication Studies/Radio/TV/Film/Organizational Development
  • Bowling Green State University
    Interpersonal & Public Communication/Philosophy
  • Tallmadge High School
  • Howland High School
  • Deerfield High School
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Securing philanthropic support and advocating for mission-driven nonprofit organizations, committed to improving the quality of life for those they serve.
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  • Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo
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    Executive Assistant to the VP for University Advancement
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    Director of Communications/Assistant Professor of Communication Arts/Director of Student Publications/Director of Forensics
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