Judgement – May 24, 2023

Father Jim Goins joined Patrick for a lively conversation about judging others. Topics included: what judgement is (2:35), what does it mean to admonish the sinner (10:56), caller: How do I admonish my kids (17:12), caller: we need more admonishment (21:49), caller: my advice for not judging others (28:51), caller: I used to be very judgmental (31:17), caller: addiction changed my perspective (34:28), caller: God loves them more than you do (40:28), Father Jim’s story of judgment (42:02), caller: I’m having trouble not judging my daughter in law (46:57). 

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.