St. Thérèse of Lisieux & The Little Way – October 2, 2023

Father Illo & Patrick celebrate the life of St.Thérèse (feast day October 1). Topics included: who St. Thérèse was (3:16), caller: I’ve done the St. Thérèse novena 4 or 5 times! (13:27), St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus; what does that mean? (16:04), caller: St. Thérèse and our child (20:16), deepening our trust in God (28:50), caller: St. Thérèse during my mom’s illness (31:54), caller: my sister got 100 red roses (33:52), caller: St. Thérèse World Youth Day (41:11), patron of missionaries (43:34), and caller: I was named after St. Thérèse.

Book: Story of a Soul

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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.