Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Catholic Author Fiorella de Maria to discuss her book The Sleeping Witness: A Father Gabriel Mystery. Later in the program, Tom reflects on The Appearance on the Road to Emmaus (LK 24:13-35) and shares insights from Pope Francis’ TED talk: “Why the only future worth building includes everyone.”
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share updates on the unexpected gifts of the Easter Season. Tom discerns the question: ‘What was that all about?’ Kari gives tips and ideas for parents to plan intentional activities for kids this summer.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the scripture passage from Acts 4:32-37, “Life in the Christian Community,” and discusses the concept of ‘stewardship versus ownership’ over possessions. Tom talks about two forms of love and how to be an A.C.E. of love: 1.) Be! Affirming, Celebrating and Embracing, 2.) Become! Accountability, Challenge and Exhortation.
In celebration of the Easter Octave, Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the Cure of a Crippled Beggar (Acts 3) and explores four attitudes of discipleship modeled by Peter and John: be alert, discern, interpret, and obey.
Dr. Tom Curran continues to discuss the meaning of the Easter Season. Tom reflects on the first eight sentences in the Gospels after Jesus’ resurrection: 1.) He is not here, He is alive! Why are you weeping? 2.) Do not be afraid. 3.) Mary. 4.) What are you discussing as you go your way? 5.) Peace be with you. 6.) Do not persist in your unbelief, but believe. 7.) Do you love Me more than these? 8.) Go and proclaim the Good News!