Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share stories about practical examples of encountering the front line of the battle between the cultural tsunami and faith-filled family life. Kari talks about her Mother’s Day hike and Tom talks about the contrast between profundity and intensity.
Dr. Tom Curran shares painful statistics about the damage of the cultural tsunami on Catholic youth and families. Tom talks about the dangers lurking in today’s culture: gender dysphoria, the digital world, movies, and more.
Dr. Tom Curran continues to discuss how to recover and revive faith in the community of family life. Tom gives tips for husbands and fathers (and moms) to ‘up their game’ and shares stories of choosing the hard-easy.
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 interviews Fr. Joseph Fessio, Founder and Editor of Ignatius Press, to discuss the book: The Power of Truth, The Challenges to Catholic Doctrine and Morals Today by Cardinal Gerhard Müller.