Dr. Tom Curran talks about six characteristics of a Godly leader in this moment: has a positive vision, goes first, lives the hard-easy, influences others in a direction, goes the extra mile, goes last. Tom references Fr. John Riccardo’s White Paper “Re-Imagining What a Catholic Parish Can Be: A Destination for the 21st Century.”
What is your vision for April 2020? Dr. Tom Curran explores the impact of ‘sheltering in place’ as an opportunity to either strengthen or weaken faith. Tom reflects on the spiritual virus spreading throughout the world and further discerns God’s resolution for Lent 2020.
Sound Insight Presentation Edition: On today’s podcast, hear the third talk in an eight-part conference presentation: “Revitalizing Your Prayer Life” by Dr. Tom Curran.
Dr. Tom Curran shares complementary insights from two diocesan priests who have profoundly impacted his life, Fr. Marc Montminy and Fr. Mark Noonan: 1.) praise and silence, 2.) solidarity and solitude, 3.) action and contemplation, 4.) leading and being led, 5.) vision and tradition, 6.) purpose and identity, 7.) healing and learning to live well with one’s brokenness, 8.) gifts and gift, 9.) multiplicity and simplicity, 10.) Mary/Joseph and Bonaventure/St. JPII.
Dr. Tom Curran reflects on God’s fresh and transforming word heard in Sunday’s Gospel reading about “The Parable of the Sower” (MT 13:1-23) and the homily message from Fr. Thomas Vandenberg. Tom shares stories from a recent family reunion and principles about how raise up a family vision to be courageous witnesses to the Gospel!