The Christian Adventure – May 8, 2023

Father Bobby Blood joined Patrick for a conversation about our lives as Christian adventures. Topics include: St. Paul’s life as an adventure (1:56), Fr. Blood’s life as an adventure (5:46), caller: the Lord has put so many people in my life (13:47), caller: God helped us send our kids to college (16:04), caller: God helped me get a job with hospice (18:19), caller: we moved and God was there (21:20), dealing with humiliation (27:47), caller: I almost became a Franciscan (28:47), caller: God gave me strength to get through an auto accident (31:56), caller: St. Charbel relic healed me (39:54). 

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.