Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Fr. Kurt Nagel, Fr. Jim Northrop, Fr. Jeff Lewis and Pam Gunderson for a Sacred Heart Book Club Edition of Sound Insight to discuss From Slave to Priest: The Inspirational Story of Father Augustine Tolton by Caroline Hemesath, O.S.F.
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 Curran interviews Actor Jim Coleman about portraying Venerable Fr. Augustus Tolton in the St. Luke Production Tolton, From Slave to Priest. Later in the program, Tom interviews Fr. Patrick Smith about his connection with Fr. Tolton and Black Catholic History Month.
Dr. Tom Curran responds to a tweet by Fr. James Martin and talks about three prophetic themes for today’s moment in history: 1.) confusion from ordained leaders, 2.) the realm of the diabolical, and 3.) attacks on marriage and family.
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.