Dr. Tom Curran broadcasts a message from Bishop Daly, Diocese of Spokane, in response to the Coronavirus. Tom reads a prayer for pandemic, calls on the intercession of St. Corona, talks about an Esther fast, and shares stories of how the Curran family is responding to social distancing.
On this Friday in Lent, Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Fr. Dennis Gordon, FSSP, Pastor of St. Joan of Arc Church in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho to discuss the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting, and giving alms.
How’s your Lent going? Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the Theology of Lent, by exploring readings heard at Mass. Tom talks about the things his kids have ‘given up’ and shares stories from his Lenten journey so far.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share insights on fatherhood, parenting and Father’s Day. Tom reflects on scripture passages from Jeremiah 2 and 3 about the seduction and deception of the world. Kari talks about her end-of-year getaway with her daughters and reads an article about the top gifts dads want for Father’s Day.
Dr. Tom Curran explores twelve ways to transition from a ‘casual’ to reverent participation in the Holy Sacrifice of The Mass: 1.) Refer to the Sacred Liturgy, 2.) Go to confession, 3.) Fast, 4.) Arrive at Mass early, 5.) Bless yourself (consciously), 6.) Dress for a wedding, 7.) Sit in a seat that minimizes distractions, 8.) Genuflect, 9.) Go to Mass at a time that minimizes distractions, 10.) Pray before Communion, 11.) Receive Eucharist on the tongue from a priest, 12.) Kneel with eyes closed and pray in silence after Communion AND after Mass, 13.) Go to Adoration outside of Mass.