Dr. Tom Curran ponders the questions: How did the priests and bishops involved in the unfolding sexual assault scandal get into positions of leadership? And, why haven’t more bishops taken strong action against it? Tom talks about three types of leaders: catalyst, organizer, and operator.
Dr. Tom Curran remembers the tragedy of 9-11 and calls on the spiritual weapon of the Rosary to combat the enemies of God attacking the Church today. Tom meditates on the five sorrowful mysteries, inserting petitions before each Hail Mary prayer.
Dr. Tom Curran honors the Feast of the Queenship of Mary by praying the Rosary, meditating on the five glorious mysteries. Tom petitions for the victims of the clergy sex abuse scandal, their families, seminarians, priests, bishops and church leaders.
Dr. Tom Curran records from the dinner table of his childhood home in Burlington, MA. Tom continues to honor priests that have made an impact on his life and reflects on three themes from the encyclical letter Paths of the Church by Blessed Pope Paul VI: 1.) awareness– who we are as a Church, 2.) reform/renew– how we ought to live, 3.) dialogue of Salvation– evangelize the world.
Dr. Tom Curran shares stories of five recent conversations: the remedy for apathy, the lost-confidence in the Church, the danger of ‘not-getting-political,’ the truth of human nature, and the misunderstood role of a shepherd.