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 explores the theme of clericalism: What is it? How does it show up? How does it relate to the unfolding sexual assault crisis in the Catholic Church? Tom reads the scripture passage Ambition of James and John (Mark 10:35) explores teachings on the Sacrament of Holy Orders in the Catechism of the Catholic Church and shares stories from his many decades serving in church ministry.