Dr. Tom and Kari Curran talk about how they are celebrating the Feast of St. Nicholas on this first Friday in Advent. Kari shares ideas for Advent activities and gives book recommendations. Tom talks about family prayer, fasting, and being humbled into slowing down.
Dr. Tom Curran continues to explore the topic of silence and the theology of Advent. Tom talks about what to expect in the experiences of Eucharistic Adoration, gazing upon beauty, meditation, and contemplation.
Dr. Tom Curran explores the theology of Advent and the attitude of silence. Tom shares scripture references and stories from his life about the experience of silence by fasting from distractions.
Dr. Tom Curran continues to discuss the gift of reflective journaling, focusing on the call of a father to lead, provide and protect. Tom talks about the ‘lost art’ of fostering silence, wonder and encounter.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran pray for Fr. Michael Wagner, priest of Holy Rosary and Visitation Parishes in Tacoma. The Currans talk about the high-tech threat against the practice of stillness and testify to the fruits of participating in retreats.