Devotion to the Rosary – May 23, 2023

Sr. Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz, OP joined Patrick to discuss the power of the Rosary. Topics included: what the Rosary is (3:28), Sister’s story about the Rosary and a Relevant Radio listener (14:05), caller: I prayed the Rosary in prison (16:56), is the rosary vain repetition (20:43), caller: Rosary helped me connect to the mysteries (27:28), caller: Rosary helps me with lustful thoughts (32:30), caller: miracle while praying the Rosary (35:10), caller: Rosary in the prisons (39:25), caller: I felt God calling me to be a priest during the Rosary (46:30).  

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.