Dr. Tom Curran reads the story of the miraculous discovery of relics of St. Anne and answers the question: What’s the big deal with relics? Tom shares recent stories related to the gift of faith, relics, the intercession of the saints, and spiritual warfare. Watch the Sermon! St Anne: the Miraculous Discovery of Her Relics
Dr. Tom Curran shares insights teachings from St. Bonaventure, highlighting Bonaventure’s emphasis on the link between the five physical senses and the spiritual life. Tom asks for the intercession of St. Bonaventure and prays for listeners who feel overwhelmed with concern.
St. Bonaventure Quotes:
“Every creature is a divine word because it proclaims God.”
Dr. Tom Curran prays a ‘living meditation’ style of The Rosary, linking each Hail Mary of the 5 Sorrowful Mysteries to listener intentions. Pray Along! (How To Pray The Rosary, USCCB.org)
Dr. Tom Curran talks about the gift of priests, the intercession of saints and the call of all the baptized to be mediators of God’s message into the world today. Tom reflects on the Wedding at Canna (John 2) and reads Pope Francis’ Wednesday Audience message from June 21, 2017.
Dr. Tom Curran shares stories and explores several Scripture passages on the call to pray for the intercession of others. Tom reads a quote from St. John of the Cross (The Spiritual Canticle, Stanza 29), reflects on a Psalm 119: 145 and teaches about St. Bonaventure’s three temptations battling against the spiritual life: distraction, diversion and dispersion.