Dr. Tom Curran interviews Fr. Ed White, Pastor of St. Stephen the Martyr Parish in Renton, WA, in discuss themes related to an upcoming Men’s Retreat. Fr. Ed talks about the gift of a retreat, healing the priesthood, challenges facing men and the importance of a ‘band of brothers.’
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran are back to report on their move and reflect on the challenges and blessings of this new stage in their family life. Kari talks about the new school year and the changes to their homeschooling routine. Tom talks about the blessing of community and the intercession of the Holy Family.
Dr. Tom Curran explores the theme of holiness, as the solution and resolution for the challenges of today’s culture. Tom shares stories about showing up AFTER Mass, kneeling while praying the Rosary, genuflection confusion, and talking to a relative of a saint.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss three challenges present in their lives and discern how to respond: 1.) Only 14% of self-identifying, practicing, Catholic children will attend Mass regularly at age 25, 2.) the threat of the Digital World, and 3.) attacks on the family.