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 is joined by Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, author and founder of the Ruth Institute, to discuss her new book The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along and the recent report Clergy Sex Abuse, a Comprehensive Source for What the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report Means and What You Can Do About It.
Dr. Tom Curran interviews Dr. Janet Smith, Author and Professor at the Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, about the unfolding clergy sex abuse crisis. Professor Smith talks about the No More Victims movement and gives solutions for reparation of the Church. Read What We, The Laity, Are Reading That Is Shaking Us to the Core: A Reader on the Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal. (lifesiteNews)
Dr. Tom Curran addresses the questions: What’s the big deal about sin? and, How can the laity respond to sin in the Church? Tom references teachings written in the Catechism of the Catholic Church on The Dignity of the Human Person: The Proliferation of Sin and Pope John Paul II’s three levels of operating in the world 1.) Awareness, 2.) Attitude, and 3.) Action.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Monday Co-hosts Fr. Kurt Nagel and Pam Gunderson to discuss the unfolding clergy sex abuse scandal. Fr. Nagel gives his priestly reflection and testimony on the recent crisis and talks about the connection to the sexual revolution of the past decades.