Dr. Tom Curran shares stories and reflections on the priesthood, seminarian life and the important call of priests in today’s culture to govern, teach and sanctify. Tom talks about the Rite of Ordination and says a prayer for men preparing for ordination to the priesthood.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Fr. Patrick Smith, Pastor of Saint Augustine Catholic Church in Washington, DC, to discuss Songs for My Heart with Sermons for My Soul by Hearts and Souls Unlimited. Fr. Pat talks about the vision and purpose behind the project and gives insights on the themes behind each track on the album.
Dr. Tom Curran broadcasts the most difficult program he’s ever hosted on Sound Insight, addressing the recent church scandals involving Cardinal McCarrick and clerical sexual abuse in Pennsylvania. Tom testifies to the ‘open secret’ he witnessed during his time as a seminarian and talks about the relentless, spiritual battle unfolding today.
Dr. Tom Curran talks about two recent conversations: 1.) with a Catholic Priest about several prominent, business leaders who grew up Catholic, left the Church and live a vibrant Christian faith, and 2.) with a Catholic Dad (one parenting stage ahead of himself) about: What do you say to a young man who wants to court/marry your daughter? Later in the program, Tom theologizes how to grow in love for God!
Dr. Tom Curran celebrates the birthday and life of his mentor, Redemptorist Priest Father Tom Forrest. Tom shares insights he learned from Fr. Forrest: 1.) The most powerful way to teach the Gospel, is to radiate it! 2.) What time is it? It’s time to evangelize, 3.) YOU are a kairos moment, 4.) Don’t measure yourself in a human way, 5.) Be willing to be chiseled, and more!