Patience – September 19, 2023

Father Marcel Taillon joined Patrick for a conversation about patience. Topics included: growing in patience (4:12), tests to our patience (13:55), caller: I usually need to take the log out of my eye (22:08), impatience with self (27:35), caller: the Lord intervenes with patience in my marriage (29:31), caller: my husband was patience when I cheated (33:51), email: how do I maintain patience as I wait for my kids to return to the faith (36:32), caller: I thank those who are patient with me (40:52), caller: I’ve been impatience; my deacon said it’s my pride. 

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.