The Peace of Christ – July 4, 2023

Fr. Scott Bailey joins Patrick for a conversation about The Peace of Christ 

  • (3:09) – what is the Christian meaning of peace and how does it correlate with hope?
  • (7:40) – What is the peace that goes beyond our understanding and why does peace combat the struggles in life?
  • (12:07) – What can we expect from having peace?
  • (26:55) – Getting through the bad times by remembering the good times.
  • Lisa – experienced peace in the last days before mother passed
  • Email from Virginia – I know I can’t fix things in my life but I have a huge peace in my life. The surrender novena was very helpful also.
  • (33:13) – How can we cultivate peace in our lives?
  • Patty – experienced peace while losing my boyfriend who was addicted to substances- confessed his faith in end
  • Kathleen – God saved my son by divine intervention which gave me great peace. he is 21 now
  • Barbara – Hospital for biopsy regarding cancer when I finally felt peace through Jesus
  • Michael – gone from church for a very long time- 8 months I realized I can’t do it alone- Gotten a peace that I can’t describe from adoration and mass
  • (46:47) – How can we be instruments of Peace for others?

First Air Date: June 6, 2023

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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.