Dr. Tom Curran reflects on the story of Moses leading the Israelites for forty years through the desert and talks about the temptation to grumble during Lent. Tom explores three attitudes to grow in reverential patience displayed by Jesus during His time of temptation in the desert. To conclude, Tom shares quotes from saints on intercessory prayer.
Dr. Tom Curran shares stories and explores several Scripture passages on the call to pray for the intercession of others. Tom reads a quote from St. John of the Cross (The Spiritual Canticle, Stanza 29), reflects on a Psalm 119: 145 and teaches about St. Bonaventure’s three temptations battling against the spiritual life: distraction, diversion and dispersion.
Dr. Tom Curran honors a special birthday by exploring three pearls of wisdom he received about marriage. Tom shares insights from a scripture reflection on The Agony in the Garden (Luke 22: 39-46) about the humanity and divinity of Jesus and the distinction between trials and temptations; as cross-referenced in the Catechism of the Catholic Church [CCC:2846]