Dr. Tom Curran interviews Fr. Chad Green about his personal connection to St. Damien of Moloka’i and the upcoming visit of first-class relics of St. Damien and St. Marianne of Moloka’i to the Puget Sound Area. Later in the program, Tom interviews Kathy Dizard, Executive Director of Next Step Pregnancy Services in Lynnwood, to discuss the pro-life approach to ministering to pregnant women in crisis.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran anticipate a special birthday, the upcoming season of Lent, and a fast approaching Tsunami. Tom explores the definition of a leader and the impact of a lack of fatherhood. Kari talks about the heart of a mother to suffer, on behalf of her children.
Dr. Tom Curran continues to discuss three moments of God’s Call, referencing The Rich Young Man, [Matt 19: 16-25] The Preaching of John the Baptist, [Matt 3: 7-10] The Experience of the Ministry [2Cor 6: 1-2] and Vigilant and Faithful Servants. [Luke 12: 41-48] Tom talks about the call for repentance and reparation for the clergy sexual abuse crisis and cover up scandal.
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.