The Currans talk about how their family is approaching prayer, fasting and almsgiving during Lent. Kari gives several practical examples of how to make fun activities out of Lenten practices. Tom encourages dads to pray before family prayer and references a homily about sins against the 6th and 9th commandments.
Dr. Tom Curran explores the theology of Ash Wednesday, Lent, guardian angels, and fasting. Tom shares two surprising truths about guardian angels and reads an Ash Wednesday homily from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI (Ash Wednesday, 21 February 2007)
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on two ‘great’ saints and anticipates what’s to come in 2019 in the Catholic Church. Tom talks about the spiritual weapon of the powerless and prays with listeners prayers to God the Father, to God the Son and to God the Holy Spirit.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on themes of the Advent Season by asking the questions: Am I praying more? Am I practicing self-denial? What’s holding me back? Tom reads insights from the Catechism of the Catholic Church on “The fecundity of marriage” and the duty of transmitting human life (CCC:2371) and excerpts from the new book-interview, “The Strength of Vocation: Consecrated Life Today” by Fr. Fernando Prado.
Dr. Tom Curran shares stories from a recent family trip and discusses the themes of: fatherhood, “Be in the world, but not of the World,” the beauty of God in little things, the surprising way God speaks to you, and the pull from the glamour of evil.