Dr. Tom Curran interviews Dr. Peter Howard, Founder of Fulton Sheen Institute, to share resources from Bishop Fulton Sheen to accompany listeners through the ‘now moment’ of Lent 2021.
Dr. Tom Curran talks about the expectation during Lent to be tempted by the three manifestations of original sin: pride, disobedience, lack of trust. Tom shares testifies to the struggle of disobedience and reads the scripture passage: “Trust from God” from Sirach2: 1-6.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss practices to grow in faith. Kari reflects on the temptation to ‘belong’ in the digital world and references a new documentary on Sr. Clare Crockett. Tom explores three common responses to prayer: become dull, stop praying, or become the prayer.
Dr. Tom Curran is joined by his daughter, Mary Grace, to discuss the gift and the battle of prayer. Tom and Mary Grace discuss some helpful books on growing in faith and give practical examples of the “good” things that can tempt one away from the best thing.