Dr. Tom Curran launches the new liturgical year pondering the question: What is God resolved to do this year? Tom references the book The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation by Rod Dreher, plays the movie trailer for PRAY and talks about some ‘recovered’ practices in the Curran family.
Dr. Tom Curran discerns God’s resolution for his 2020 by reflecting on his top ten moments from 2019: an overwhelming moment, a Marian moment, an Elijah moment, a Benedictine moment, a ‘Good Samaritan’ moment, an anointed moment, an Ecumenical moment, a paradoxical moment, a Kairos moment, and a calamitous moment.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss the overwhelming distraction of media in 2020 and reflect on ways to stay grounded in faith. Tom talks about the difference between reading a prayer and praying with fervor. Kari testifies to experiencing a ‘burn out’ from setting unrealistic expectations.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Monday Co-hosts Fr. Kurt Nagel, Fr. Jeff Lewis and Pam Gunderson to launch into the New Year by reflecting on quotes from the Catechism of the Catholic Church about the characteristics of faith.
Dr. Tom Curran shares insights and stories about five conversions he’s experienced in his life: Jubilee conversion, conversion to simplicity, “deep change is difficult” conversion, “deep change is possible!” conversion, and transformed insight on conversion.