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 reads and reflects on the Apostolic Exhortation Christus Vivit of the Holy Father Francis to Young People and to the Entire People of God. Tom shares stories about raising a big family and discerns implementing new parenting strategies.
Dr. Tom Curran discerns praying the rosary on Sound Insight, meditating on the Joyful Mysteries. Prompted by the Holy Spirit, Tom prays with listeners to petition for marriages, parents, widows, departed loved ones, Church leaders and more.
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 reflects on the recent U.S. Bishops Conference and the good, bad and ugly statements from various bishops. Tom testifies to his experience of serving Church leaders to answer the question: How did the clergy sex abuse scandal stay hidden for so long?