Trusting God – June 20, 2023

Father Michael Hartge joined Patrick for a conversation about trust in God. Topics included: how we trust God in the day to day (5:06), why doesn’t God always give us what we want? (11:23), dealing with anxiety (16:35), caller: the Rosary helped me to trust (23:20), caller: My daughter is struggling with scrupulosity (30:55), caller: God spoke to me during a difficult moment (38:15), caller: abandonment to Divine Providence helped me (42:56), life of St. Josemaría Escrivá (45:20), caller: surrenderwas powerful for me (48:26). 

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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.