Battling Persistent Sins – April 20, 2023

Father Craig Vasek joined Patrick for a conversation about overcoming frequent sin. Topics included: what sin is (2:55), original sin (5:28), examining persistent sins (9:02), caller: I’ve struggled with a particular sin (18:41), caller: I’m struggling with procrastination (23:44), caller: I struggled with lust in the past (29:55), caller: taking the Lord’s name in vain (40:58), caller: Service helped me overcome sin, and caller: I overcome a drug addiction (45:19). 

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Patrick Conley was born, raised, and baptized in Wisconsin in a Protestant tradition. After meeting his wife, Kendra, through an Evangelical ministry at the University of Minnesota, they entered the Catholic Church in 2010. They listened to Relevant Radio, specifically The Inner Life, while preparing to enter the Church. Conley now holds a degree in theology from Oxford University and has served the Church in both academic theology and grassroots pastoral ministry. Conley teaches religion classes in a Catholic elementary school, serves as his parish Director of Religious Education, and is in formation for the permanent diaconate. He also hosts Practicing Catholic on Relevant Radio, exclusive to the Minneapolis area’s airwaves, and is a traveling presenter for the Catherine of Siena Institute apostolate. He lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife and their bulldogs, Georgie and Bingley.