Dr. Tom Curran interviews Fr. Ed White, Pastor of St. Stephen the Martyr Parish in Renton, WA, in discuss themes related to an upcoming Men’s Retreat. Fr. Ed talks about the gift of a retreat, healing the priesthood, challenges facing men and the importance of a ‘band of brothers.’
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the concept: clarity comes as a result of making the commitment. Tom shares stories about a snow storm, an alignment and a puppy.
Dr. Tom Curran testifies to the power of praying the Rosary to combat the sin of pride appearing as condescension. Tom talks about the humble act of kneeling, the messages revealed by Our Lady of Fatima, praying the Rosary on Facebook Live, and saving souls from hell.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran reflect on the importance of intentional and purposeful parenting. Kari shares stories about attending Traditional Latin Mass, eating out as a family and creating summer moments. Tom talks about Father’s Day, the gift of reverence, the most popular apps, and the theology of goal setting.
Dr. Tom Curran explores twelve ways to transition from a ‘casual’ to reverent participation in the Holy Sacrifice of The Mass: 1.) Refer to the Sacred Liturgy, 2.) Go to confession, 3.) Fast, 4.) Arrive at Mass early, 5.) Bless yourself (consciously), 6.) Dress for a wedding, 7.) Sit in a seat that minimizes distractions, 8.) Genuflect, 9.) Go to Mass at a time that minimizes distractions, 10.) Pray before Communion, 11.) Receive Eucharist on the tongue from a priest, 12.) Kneel with eyes closed and pray in silence after Communion AND after Mass, 13.) Go to Adoration outside of Mass.