Dr. Tom Curran explores the theology of vigilance and gives six stages of Eucharistic Adoration: external, exertion, extension, excess, exposed, and Eucharistic. Tom reads an excerpt from an email on his approach to coaching and a poem by John Milton titled, “On His Blindness.”
What is the word you need to hear from God today? Dr. Tom Curran explores three methods of relating to Scripture: as study, as life-application, and as an encounter with the Author. Tom shares stories related to hearing God’s word, reads a quote from Hans Urs von Balthasar and reflects on today’s Gospel (Matthew 7.)
Dr. Tom Curran wishes Sound Insight listeners a happy and holy Advent season! Why does Advent begin the new liturgical year? Why is Christmas on December 25th? What does the ‘pink’ candle on the third Sunday in Advent represent? Tom explores these questions and four facets of hope on today’s podcast! He also reads reflections from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and St. Thomas Aquinas.
Dr. Tom Curran starts out the new liturgical year and season of Advent with ten confessions. Tom reflects on insights from The Spirit of the Liturgy by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger and shares stories about a family meeting, letters from his children, Kris Kringle, coaching basketball, staring at people at Mass, and falling asleep at the movie theater.
Dr. Tom Curran shares seven insights related to the theme of Black Friday. Tom reflects on Thanksgiving, reads trivia on Black Friday, reviews the newest Disney film Moana, and gives thanks and praise for an update on his home.