Dr. Tom Curran talks about the courage of St. Philip Neri and St. Augustine of Canterbury in challenging times. Tom shares a story about judging a Senior Thesis project, prays with listeners for clarity in times of sadness and reflects on The Blind Bartimaeus. (Mark 10:46-52)
Dr. Tom Curran continues to explore his list of 30 themes underappreciated and underemphasized in the Church over the past 50+ years. Tom shares stories and insights about Heaven, the saints, silence, and wealth.
Dr. Tom Curran shares insights from difficult conversations in parenting, such as: standards, expectations, obedience, freedom and the journey of Lent.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss practices to grow in faith. Kari reflects on the temptation to ‘belong’ in the digital world and references a new documentary on Sr. Clare Crockett. Tom explores three common responses to prayer: become dull, stop praying, or become the prayer.
Dr. Tom Curran continues to reflect on the power of silence, as a discipline of the spiritual life. Tom shares stories about praying at the Hour of Visitation, having quiet time with kids, sitting still in loneliness, and gazing upon icons.