Dr. Tom Curran continues to reflect on ‘the last things,’ the Great Apostasy [CCC: 675], discerning the now moment, and responding well. Tom reads a quote from St. Pope John Paul II on the final confrontation and shares stories about being confronted by today’s culture.
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 encourages listeners to ‘take stock’ of the past year and reflect on the questions: what’s this about, where’s this headed, and is it worth what it cost? Tom tells an analogy about laying bricks and reads reflections from his journal, a letter from St. Lucia to Cardinal Caffara, and quotes from St. Thomas Aquinas.
Tom reads and reflects on the parable of ten gold coins in today’s Gospel reading from Luke 19. Tom talks about the responsibility of living a ‘ten cities life’ in this graced moment of the Jubilee Year of Mercy and explores the four last things: death, judgement, heaven and hell.