Dr. Tom Curran interviews Dr. Janet Smith, Author and Professor at the Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, about the unfolding clergy sex abuse crisis. Professor Smith talks about the No More Victims movement and gives solutions for reparation of the Church. Read What We, The Laity, Are Reading That Is Shaking Us to the Core: A Reader on the Catholic Sex Abuse Scandal. (lifesiteNews)
Dr. Tom Curran Interviews Fr. Jim Lee, Pastor of St. Michael Parish in Olympia, Wa, to discuss the re-dedication of St. Michael Church and his recent ALS diagnosis. Later in the program, Tom reflects on Veterans Day.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran confess to having an empty tool box, honking the horn, lacking a bedtime routine, and watching Hallmark movies. Kari reads her favorite poem posted on Mary Grace’s World Race blog, “I Never Knew Jesus had Brown Eyes.” Tom shares insights he’s learned about trauma and trauma-informed care.
Dr. Tom Curran reads and reflects on the scripture passage, The Parable of the Sower. (Mark 4: 1-20) Tom references the recent blog post from Mary Grace Curran on the World Race, “From Seed to Sequoia,” and shares practical stories from family life that relate to different types of soil.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the significance of November 6th in America today, in his own life and during the Second Vatican Council in 1964. Tom talks about four moments of formation: theological, spiritual, apostolic, and communal.