Dr. Tom Curran interviews Dr. Lynne Bissonnette, executive director of the Sacred Liturgy Conference, to discuss the origins of the conference, the gift of the Sacred Liturgy and the Incarnation. Later in the program, Tom explores the different rites of the Mass and the stewardship of perpetual Adoration.
Dr. Tom Curran shares conversations from the past couple days that correlate to principles in theology and talks about one recent news headline. Tom talks about lessons in modesty, humility, detox from sin, and transformation through the Sacred Liturgy.
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 shares stories of holy encounters at Mass and insights on the Novena to the Holy Spirit. Tom also interviews representatives to discuss two upcoming events: a Pentecost Celebration hosted by Holy Family Parish in Kirkland and Loop the Lupe Obstacle Course and 5K Run organized by Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in West Seattle.
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.