Living the Resurrection – April 10, 2023

Father Sebastian Walshe, O. Praem joined Patrick Conley for a conversation about living the joy of the Resurrection. Topics included: Getting to know Fr. Sebastian (1:51), why Easter is so important (7:13), don’t the Resurrection for granted (9:46), how the Resurrection impacts me (14:14), living Resurrection during difficult times (20:27), example of the saints (26:08), celebrating Easter (33:18), caller: How I explain Easter to grandkids (42:33), how families can celebrate the Easter (44:43).  

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.