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.
Dr. Tom Curran begins the program by sharing 10 reasons people avoid accountability. Tom encourages leaders and parents to be a ‘good setter’ and shares insights from St. Bonaventure, St. Philip Neri, St. John Paul II, and Fr. Jacques Philippe.
Dr. Tom Curran shares insights teachings from St. Bonaventure, highlighting Bonaventure’s emphasis on the link between the five physical senses and the spiritual life. Tom asks for the intercession of St. Bonaventure and prays for listeners who feel overwhelmed with concern.
St. Bonaventure Quotes:
“Every creature is a divine word because it proclaims God.”