Dr. Tom and Kari Curran confess to having an empty tool box, honking the horn, lacking a bedtime routine, and watching Hallmark movies. Kari reads her favorite poem posted on Mary Grace’s World Race blog, “I Never Knew Jesus had Brown Eyes.” Tom shares insights he’s learned about trauma and trauma-informed care.
Dr. Tom Curran reads and reflects on the scripture passage, The Parable of the Sower. (Mark 4: 1-20) Tom references the recent blog post from Mary Grace Curran on the World Race, “From Seed to Sequoia,” and shares practical stories from family life that relate to different types of soil.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the significance of November 6th in America today, in his own life and during the Second Vatican Council in 1964. Tom talks about four moments of formation: theological, spiritual, apostolic, and communal.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Fr. Kurt Nagel and Pam Gunderson to reflect on the Feasts of All Saints and All Souls. Today’s co-hosts explore texts from the Catechism of the Catholic Church on The Communion of Saints. [CCC: 946-948]
Dr. Tom Curran interviews Catholic Philosopher Dr. Taylor Marshall to answer the questions: What’s going on in the Catholic Church? What can Catholics expect from the future of the priesthood? and, Why is Pope Francis silent about the scandal? Dr. Marshall talks about how parents can talk to their kids about the current scandal and gives practical tips for all Catholics on how to respond today. Learn More About the New Saint Thomas Institute.