Dr. Tom Curran encourages listeners to pray for priests and explores the gift of the priesthood. Tom shares the story about the signature inside his breviary, themes from a lecture he’s presenting to seminarians on the Theology of the Body and quotes on modesty.
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 reflects on themes of the Advent Season by asking the questions: Am I praying more? Am I practicing self-denial? What’s holding me back? Tom reads insights from the Catechism of the Catholic Church on “The fecundity of marriage” and the duty of transmitting human life (CCC:2371) and excerpts from the new book-interview, “The Strength of Vocation: Consecrated Life Today” by Fr. Fernando Prado.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the recent U.S. Bishops Conference and the good, bad and ugly statements from various bishops. Tom testifies to his experience of serving Church leaders to answer the question: How did the clergy sex abuse scandal stay hidden for so long?
Dr. Tom Curran interviews Catholic Philosopher Dr. Taylor Marshall to answer the questions: What’s going on in the Catholic Church? What can Catholics expect from the future of the priesthood? and, Why is Pope Francis silent about the scandal? Dr. Marshall talks about how parents can talk to their kids about the current scandal and gives practical tips for all Catholics on how to respond today. Learn More About the New Saint Thomas Institute.