Making My Work Holy – September 4, 2023

Sister Agnus Dei, SV joined Patrick for the first time for a conversation about the spirituality of work. Topics included: getting to know Sister Agnus Dei (1:33), a sacramental vision of the world (3:31), the dignity of work (6:09), how does faith influence work (12:59), caller: listening to lives of the saints help me during work (19:32), caller: I know someone who quietly cleans windows in the Church (24:07), difference between job and vocation (25:44), caller: I like to ask for St. Joseph’s intercession (29:24), email: how I evangelize at work (38:18), caller: I ask God to help me during the day (40:33), email: I pray the rosary during downtime at work (42:14), sister’s experience with work (44:03). 

Original Air Date: April 26, 2023

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.