Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the scripture passage from Acts 4:32-37, “Life in the Christian Community,” and discusses the concept of ‘stewardship versus ownership’ over possessions. Tom talks about two forms of love and how to be an A.C.E. of love: 1.) Be! Affirming, Celebrating and Embracing, 2.) Become! Accountability, Challenge and Exhortation.
Dr. Tom Curran talks about the theology of repentance. Tom shares a story about an experience in confession that brought tears to his eyes, reflects on yesterday’s Gospel reading about The Rich Man (Mark 10: 17) and talks about three levels of repentance: in actions, in attitudes and in awareness.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran talk about how to use the gifts of time, talent and treasure to create a great Valentine’s Day celebration. Tom begins the program with a Valentine’s Day quiz. Kari talks about attending a women’s retreat and reads quotes from Thirsting for Prayer by Fr. Jacques Philippe.
Dr. Tom Curran shares four phrases to explore the fact-value distinction: I want to serve you, I surrender, I am open, I am poor in spirit. Tom reflects on last Sunday’s Gospel (Luke 19) and shares a message on stewardship.