Dr. Tom and Kari Curran talk about the importance of family meetings: manners, medical emergencies, media, and more! The Currans read their family Christmas letter and talk about how they helped their kids discern a Word of the Year.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share stories about family prayer, marriage group and Halloween. Kari talks about how to prepare the home for family prayer and celebrate a faith-filled Halloween. Tom references the Church’s teaching on the Battle of Prayer [CCC: 2725] and continues to link demonic influence to the unfolding, priest scandal.
Dr. Tom Curran begins the program talking about how family prayer can feel like a dentist appointment. Tom prays the Rosary with listeners, meditating on the Luminous Mysteries, and inserts Spirit-led petitions into each Hail Mary.
Dr. Tom Curran recommends the regular practice of making an examination of conscience, gives tips for fostering family prayer and shares insights from a scripture study on Mark 6:45-51. Later in the program, Tom interviews Jess Howell from NET Ministries Team 7 about the call to serve in youth ministry and NET Retreats for tweens and teens.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on prayer goals for 2018, as a source to combat FWAAP (Fears, Worries, Anxieties and Pressures.) Tom shares tips for a peaceful prayer time, insights from Fr. Patrick Smith’s homily from Christmas Vigil Children’s Mass 2017 and gives his review on The Greatest Showman movie.