Paint a picture of a great life, what does it look like? Dr. Tom Curran reflects on Spiritual Maxims from St. John of the Cross on the topics of love, faith, humility, silence, and suffering.
Dr. Tom Curran encourages listeners to ‘take stock’ of the past year and reflect on the questions: what’s this about, where’s this headed, and is it worth what it cost? Tom tells an analogy about laying bricks and reads reflections from his journal, a letter from St. Lucia to Cardinal Caffara, and quotes from St. Thomas Aquinas.
Dr. Tom Curran addresses questions from Cardinals to Pope Francis to further clarify seemingly controversial statements written in Chapter 8 in AMORIS LÆTITIA, POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS. Tom talks about 3 approaches to teach moral responsibility: go before, go with, go behind. In the second half of the program, he reflects on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe and last Sunday’s Gospel reading about St. John the Baptist. (MT 11:2-11)
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran give updates on their Advent journey. Kari shares ideas for Advent customs, projects and events with kids. Tom talks about the impact of a memory and how to protect your family from ‘being robbed’ from the gifts of the Advent Season.
Dr. Tom Curran explores the significance of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Tom gives an encouraging word for business leaders, contrasts two ways to win a game and reflects on teachings written in the Catechism of the Catholic Church on the Blessed Virgin Mary. [CCC: 511 New Eve, CCC: 490-493 Full of Grace/Redeemed Conception, CCC:722 Conceived Without Sin, CCC:721 Masterwork of The Son]