Dr. Tom and Kari Curran discuss the viral video of a ‘Mega-church’ Pastor acknowledging the true presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. Tom teaches the apologetic approach to understanding the Eucharistic presence of Jesus and Kari reads some prayers that helped recover her devotion to receiving Jesus in communion.
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 moment of Advent and the concept: an opportunity delayed is an opportunity betrayed. Tom shares insights from The Boy Who Met Jesus by Immaculee Ilibagiza , the Feast of St. Francis Xavier and Pope Emeritus Benedixt XVI’s Angelus message on Advent. (BENEDICT XVI ANGELUS, 30 November 2008)
Dr. Tom Curran ponders the theology of 1. Paying attention to what’s showing up, and 2. Discerning what’s at stake in responding. Tom talks about changing out batteries, feeling his feelings, the fear of men, and recent news headlines.
Dr. Tom Curran talks about the formation of the disciple: mind, heart and action. Tom talks about the concept of a lifeguard and references quotes from the Catechism of the Catholic Church and scripture about the importance of theological formation.