Dr. Tom Curran shares insights from Theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar on the topics of: mission, solitude, holiness, prayer, and more!
Dr. Tom Curran shares complementary insights from two diocesan priests who have profoundly impacted his life, Fr. Marc Montminy and Fr. Mark Noonan: 1.) praise and silence, 2.) solidarity and solitude, 3.) action and contemplation, 4.) leading and being led, 5.) vision and tradition, 6.) purpose and identity, 7.) healing and learning to live well with one’s brokenness, 8.) gifts and gift, 9.) multiplicity and simplicity, 10.) Mary/Joseph and Bonaventure/St. JPII.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Fr. Kurt Nagel and Pam Gunderson to discuss six concepts related to Lent. The Co-hosts each share their commitments to the three Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Later in the program, they explore three disciplines of ‘going into the desert’: silence, solitude and simplicity.
Dr. Tom Curran explores three scriptures on the foundation of prayer, seven attitudes to take in prayer, seven aids to grow in prayer and seven practices of prayers.
-7 Attitudes to Take in Prayer: Be Humble, Be Open, Be Intentional, Be Hilarious, Be Patient, Be Alert, and Be Grateful
-7 Aids to Grow Prayer Life: Silence, Solitude, Simplicity, Community, Confession, Formation, and Eucharist
– 7 Practices for Fruitful Prayer: Pick a time, Pick a place, Read scripture, Examine your conscience, Pray the rosary, Pray the liturgy of the hours, and Pray always!