Dr. Tom Curran continues to reflect on the power of silence, as a discipline of the spiritual life. Tom shares stories about praying at the Hour of Visitation, having quiet time with kids, sitting still in loneliness, and gazing upon icons.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran explore the gifts and challenges of sheltering-in-place: relational, spiritual and physical. Kari gives tips for Spring Break activities and Tom compares the dynamic of relationships in the home pre-quarantine vs. quarantine.
Dr. Tom Curran explores two spiritual works of mercy: instructing the ignorant and admonishing sinners. God reflects on the Divine Mercy message and gives practical examples of the seduction and promotion of the ‘culture of death.’
Dr. Tom Curran reads and reflects on the scripture from Philippians 4: 4-7, Joy and Peace. Tom explores seven spiritual remedies to combat anxiety, sadness and fear: 1. Praise and Worship, 2. Surrender All to God 3. Persevere in Persistent Prayer, 4. Intercede, 5. Pray with Others 6. Trust and Watch, and 7. Lean on Scripture.
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.