Dr. Tom Curran prays Day 8 of the Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and reads The Heart of The Incarnate Word [CCC:478] and The Life of Man [CCC:1], written in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Tom explores the Sacred Heat as the solution for overcoming issues of neglect: the reduction of priests, closed-down churches and empty Adoration chapels.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Fr. Kurt Nagel and Fr. Jeff Lewis to pray Day 6 of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena and reflect on quotes from Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of Astana, Kazakhstan, about the Blessed Sacrament and the need for Eucharistic reparation.
Dr. Tom Curran talks about how to stay spiritually healthy during this time of lockdown. Tom reads quotes from some ‘big deal’ saints, whose feast days the Church celebrates during this time of year.
Dr. Tom Curran shares his testimony, as a young man, encountering the living presence of God in the Eucharist. Tom shares insights from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI about the ‘event’ of a personal encounter with the living God; and, what happens when the event goes unrecognized.
Dr. Tom Curran continues to explore the topic of silence and the theology of Advent. Tom talks about what to expect in the experiences of Eucharistic Adoration, gazing upon beauty, meditation, and contemplation.