Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Bishop Tyson, Diocese of Yakima, to give an update on Fr. Alex Trejo’s recovery from the Coronavirus and read a passage from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI on fasting from the Eucharist and discuss the decision to suspend public Mass.
Dr. Tom Curran reads the most recent statements from leaders about the pandemic of the Coronavirus, including: Pope Francis, President Trump, and local bishops. Tom reads an Act of Spiritual Communion prayer and gives recommendations for how Catholics can utilize this time of ‘social distancing’ to grow in faith.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the difference between being led, pushed and driven into the desert. Tom answers the questions: What does the word Lent mean? What is the origin of the Lenten Season? What is the significance of 40?
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.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran celebrate a milestone birthday and discuss some Lenten practices for married couples. Tom ponders why so many people attend Ash Wednesday Mass and Kari talks about preparing for quarantine.