The Our Father – October 11, 2023

Father Jim Goins joined Patrick for a conversation about the Lord’s Prayer. Topics included: the Our Father in the Gospels (2:19), Living out the Our Father (8:23), Our Father orders our desires (12:18), caller: God seems like an absent Father (16:14), caller: it’s hard for me to forgive (21:35), thy will be done (26:28), Our Daily Bread (29:36), caller: 9/11 & The Our Father (35:08), Lead us not into temptation (38:32), caller: the Greek and Spanish versions of The Our Father (42:11), Deliver us from evil (44:25). 

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.