Dr. Tom and Kari Curran ponder two questions: How is this Advent different than any other? And, how is it the same? Tom shares insights from C.S. Lewis contrasting Christmas with Xmas. Kari talks about her new season of ‘handing on’ and how they do Secret Santa.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran talks about the challenges and blessings of being quarantined, or ‘Curran-tined.’ Kari shares some good news stories and Tom reads a quote from the The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Monday Cohost Fr. Kurt Nagel to honor the Feast of St. Bonaventure and explore the gift of the saints. Fr. Nagel and Tom list the most impactful authors in their life: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, St. Bonaventure, St. Teresa of Avila, and more!
Dr. Tom Curran interviews Jenn Pimento about her journey to St. Joseph Carmelite Community in Shoreline and her discerned call into the cloistered life. In the second part of the program, Tom talks about the part of each person’s life that is held in reserve for God and the gift of contemplative religious communities.
Is your New Year’s resolution to pray more? Did you make a goal to renew your spiritual life in 2017? Dr. Tom Curran recommends several of his favorite books on prayer from authors such as: Hans Urs von Balthasar, C.S. Lewis, Fr. Jacques Philippe, Peter Kreeft, and more! Check out the full version of Dr. Tom Curran’s Book Recommendation List