Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit – November 29, 2023

Father Joe Laramie, SJ joined Patrick for a conversation about the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit. Topics include: the Holy Spirit (3:35), fruits of the Spirit (5:48), gifts of the Spirit (5:48), prayer and the Holy Spirit (23:52), caller: gifts in Isaiah and NT (29:07), public and private gifts (32:45), devotion to Our Lady (37:20), how the gifts of the spirit help combat the seven deadly sins (43:59). 

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.