Dr. Tom Curran reflects on two ‘great’ saints and anticipates what’s to come in 2019 in the Catholic Church. Tom talks about the spiritual weapon of the powerless and prays with listeners prayers to God the Father, to God the Son and to God the Holy Spirit.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the ‘New Meta’ from 2018 and asks the question: what’s that all about? Tom talks about his top 10 insights from the past year: 1.) Same Game, new rules 2.) Out of the home, in my heart, 3.) Same kids, new parenting 4.) “Lord, meet me as the storm”, 5.) praise-worthy desperation, 6.) Same sound, new language, 7.) Silence is agreement, waiting is abusing, 8.) Trauma-informed care, 9.) Secondary trauma, and 10.) The power of praying a full Rosary.
Dr. Tom Curran interviews Pediatrician Dr. Deborah Rodriguez to share her survivor-testimony of childhood clergy sex abuse and to discuss the work of the Maria Goretti Network. Dr. Rodriquez talks about how to minister to survivors of abuse and explores the 4 R’s of trauma informed healing: Realize, Recognize, Respond, and avoid Re-traumatize.
Dr. Tom Curran connects ten strategies for coaching basketball to spiritual principles: 1. play like a champion, 2. jump ball, 3. take your time on offense, 4. play high-pressure defense, 5. take advantage of mismatches, 6. make the weakest player beat you, 7. don’t let the best player beat you, 8. last two minutes/the game changes, 9. don’t worry about fouls, and 10. don’t goof off.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the Feast of the Presentation of Mary, a letter To Laodicea (Revelation 3: 14-22) and The Parable of the Ten Gold Coins. ( Luke 19: 11-27) Tom connects God’s Word in scripture to the lives of all Catholics alive today following the ‘Summer of Shame.’