Dr. Tom Curran shares a story from St. Patrick ’s Day and continues to explore the topics of asceticism and mortification. Tom reads quotes from St. Augustine, Hans Urs von Balthasar and Fullness of Life: Historical Foundations for a New Asceticism by Margaret Miles.
Are you reluctant to fast? Do you fail to fast? Do you desire to fast? Dr. Tom Curran reflects on special days this week, shares insights on the role of parents and explores the practice of fasting.
Dr. Tom Curran talks about the expectation during Lent to be tempted by the three manifestations of original sin: pride, disobedience, lack of trust. Tom shares testifies to the struggle of disobedience and reads the scripture passage: “Trust from God” from Sirach2: 1-6.
Dr. Tom Curran shares stories and insights on the Sacrament of Matrimony. Tom talks about challenging his kids to memorize scripture, receiving a new penance, answering the question “Why didn’t anyone tell me?” and the horror of divorce.
Dr. Tom Curran interviews Dr. Peter Howard, Founder and Director of Bishop Fulton Sheen Institute, to share prophetic insights from Vulnerable Fulton Sheen. Dr. Howard talks about discerning and responding-to a call to extend the mission of Fulton Sheen to future decades.