Corporal Works of Mercy – January 30, 2024

Father Peter Armenio joined Patrick for a conversation about the Corporal Works of Mercy. Topics included: what justice is (3:11), love for the poor (8:53), caller: I did prison ministry (13:56), caller: I went to prison mass for a few years! (19:46), Matthew 25 (23:00), seeing Jesus in the sick (29:54), St. Joseph (34:36), email: I volunteered at a nursing home (39:25), caller: I was an Extraordinary Ministry at the hospital (46:16), caller: I picked up a man on the road and am helping him recovery (48:10). 

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.