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!
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on eight contrasting statements between the season of Lent and the season of Easter: 1.) Linked by the Triduum: Lent vs. Easter, 2.) Toward the cross vs. away from the tomb, 3.) Enough is enough vs. too much, 4.) Pruned to bloom vs. bloom bearing fruit, 5.) You accompany Jesus in the desert vs. Jesus accompanies you today, 6.) Giving up attachments vs. attaching to Jesus, 7.) Slavery from sin vs. adoption into the family of God, and 8.) Removing stumbling blocks vs. being a stumbling block.
Dr. Tom Curran ponders the question: What was that all about? Tom shares stories and insights from Lent, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday.