Dr. Tom Curran shares insights from the humble life and writings of St. Catherine of Sienna about topics, such as: the Fire of the Holy Spirit, the world rotten with silence, Eucharist as food for the soul (fasting), invisible enduring, and more!
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the Novena of Our Lady of Lourdes and two types of knowledge: scholastic and monastic. Tom shares stories about Disney Land, the Super Bowl and his time spent with Archbishop Brunett.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by Monday Cohost Fr. Kurt Nagel to honor the Feast of St. Bonaventure and explore the gift of the saints. Fr. Nagel and Tom list the most impactful authors in their life: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, St. Bonaventure, St. Teresa of Avila, 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 and Kari Curran reflect on the good, happy and sad moments of 2017. The Currans reflect on the act of reflecting, share quotes from saints and give three reasons for a gap in spiritual progress: diversion, distraction, and dispersion.