Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss the overwhelming distraction of media in 2020 and reflect on ways to stay grounded in faith. Tom talks about the difference between reading a prayer and praying with fervor. Kari testifies to experiencing a ‘burn out’ from setting unrealistic expectations.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss the viral video of a ‘Mega-church’ Pastor acknowledging the true presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. Tom teaches the apologetic approach to understanding the Eucharistic presence of Jesus and Kari reads some prayers that helped recover her devotion to receiving Jesus in communion.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran reflect on breakthroughs from 2019 and discern their ‘Words’ from God for 2020. Tom and Kari compare and contrast their Best-of-2019 lists and talk about how to goal set for the New Year (and new decade) as a family and couple.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran talk about how they are celebrating the Feast of St. Nicholas on this first Friday in Advent. Kari shares ideas for Advent activities and gives book recommendations. Tom talks about family prayer, fasting, and being humbled into slowing down.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran testify to the ‘work’ of marriage and share reflections from a recent retreat for married couples. Kari talks about some of her favorite resources for marriage insights. Tom contrasts their marriage expectations today vs. 25 years ago.