Healing & the Eucharist – October 18, 2023

Sister Miriam James Heidland, SOLT joined Patrick for the first time for a conversation about finding healing and encountering Jesus in the Eucharist. Topics included: getting to know Sr. Miriam (2:57), Jesus’ ministry of healing (5:19), how Jesus meets us today (10:20), caller: I have trouble forgiving myself (17:07), caller: going on a retreat helped me find healing (22:21), what happens when I’m not healed? (24:31), caller: I’m going through turbulent times right now (31:!4), caller: I found healing during adoration (39:06), caller: How can I help my spouse find healing? (42:52), and caller: adoration saved my life (47:02). 

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.