Dr. Tom Curran continues to explore the topic of silence and the theology of Advent. Tom talks about what to expect in the experiences of Eucharistic Adoration, gazing upon beauty, meditation, and contemplation.
Dr. Tom Curran explores the theology of Advent and the attitude of silence. Tom shares scripture references and stories from his life about the experience of silence by fasting from distractions.
Happy Thanksgiving! Dr. Tom Curran talks about the gift of The Mass and what he is thankful for: the faithful community, The Rosary, restoration, sacred silence, and more!
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.
Dr. Tom Curran welcomes listeners to the extraordinary season of Ordinary Time and reflects on the themes of power, wind and light. Tom shares stories about a windstorm, a rosary, a basketball game and the Feast of the Epiphany.