Dr. Tom Curran explores common questions about judgement, heaven and hell and references the Catechism of the Catholic Church to bring clarity to ‘the final things,’ Eschatology. Follow Along! CCC:1257 Baptism, CCC:2683 Faithful Departed, CCC: 1021 Judgement
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share reflections on gratitude, in anticipation of Thanksgiving, Advent and Christmas. Tom reflects on overcoming-vs.-undergoing, as it relates to suffering, sin and death. Kari gives ideas for helping ‘Lazarus’, talks about little graces and reads a poem she wrote to honor Tom’s mom.
Dr. Tom Curran explores the reality of judgement and reflects on ‘what’s at stake’ in life. Tom talks about living an airplane-existence, the negative connotation of judgement, the gift of good-judgement, and how to anticipate one’s own judgement.
Dr. Tom Curran continues to reflect on eight aspects of death and explores the concept of suffering. Tom talks about the powerful experience of praying the Rosary with his dad and meditating on the Sorrowful Mysteries, in connection to, the suffering of his mom.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on his mother’s recent death and explores eight aspects of death: 1. Death vs. Dying, 2. Giving permission, 3. Faith makes all the difference! 4. The veil between heaven and earth thins as death approaches, 5. Our death is immersed in the Paschal Mystery, 6. Give testimony, 7. What is lost in concreteness is gained in universality, and 8. The mystery of God’s providence.