Angels & Our Spiritual Life – August 29, 2023

Father Patrick Hyde, OP., joined Patrick for a conversation about the reality of the angelic in our world. Topics included: the two pole of belief in the angelic (2:55), angels are ‘personal’ creatures (9:04), caller: I think an angel visited me in the hospital (18:23), caller: I felt an angel hold me back from a fall (20:52), the Angelic Warfare Confraternity (22:56), the ranks of angels (27:49), caller: I think an angel saved me during a skiing accident (33:30), fallen angels (36:10), caller: naming guardian angels (38:33), email: can I ask an angel to help someone else? (42:16), and caller: I think I was tested by an angel (44:52). 

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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.