Dr. Tom Curran reads 2Chronicles 20 and shares insights about God’s battle and heaven. Tom talks about what to do when under attack by the enemy: consult, fast, gather, and act.
Dr. Tom Curran shares insights on the contrast between teaching and preaching the Good News. Tom explores three ways to relate to the act of repentance: awareness, attitude, and action.
Dr. Tom Curran addresses the questions: What’s the big deal about sin? and, How can the laity respond to sin in the Church? Tom references teachings written in the Catechism of the Catholic Church on The Dignity of the Human Person: The Proliferation of Sin and Pope John Paul II’s three levels of operating in the world 1.) Awareness, 2.) Attitude, and 3.) Action.
Dr. Tom Curran shares complementary insights from two diocesan priests who have profoundly impacted his life, Fr. Marc Montminy and Fr. Mark Noonan: 1.) praise and silence, 2.) solidarity and solitude, 3.) action and contemplation, 4.) leading and being led, 5.) vision and tradition, 6.) purpose and identity, 7.) healing and learning to live well with one’s brokenness, 8.) gifts and gift, 9.) multiplicity and simplicity, 10.) Mary/Joseph and Bonaventure/St. JPII.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss the impact of community to influence families by reflecting on the questions: How do we spend our time and money and what does that say about our values? Kari talks about the different groups their family is apart of and gives tips for making family dinnertime special. Tom talks about four dimension of formation: mind, heart, action, and community.