Spiritual Plan of Life – August 30, 2023

Father Joseph Illo joined Patrick for a conversation about how we can order our day for the Lord. Topics included: Mother Teresa’s day (3:07), what a plan of life is (4:36), penance & discipline (10:24), caller: Proverbs that help me (17:52), caller: I listen to RR a lot! (21:09), how to begin a plan of life? (24:34), how do I find time to make a plan of life? (28:21), caller: can I make a Holy Hour at home? (35:41), caller: RR is wonderful (38:4), weekly and annual plans of life (42:47). 

Book: Introduction to the Devout Life

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.