Making Spiritual Resolutions – January 3, 2024

Father Dave Heney joined Patrick to discuss spiritual resolutions. Topics included: prayer for the New Year (5:55), realistic resolutions (10:26), caller: being in a state of grace is my resolution (14:35), resolutions for families (19:20), caller: I need to get more organized (25:54), parish resolutions (32:35), finances (36:56), holy mass and spiritual direction (42:42), and how to keep our resolutions (48:31).

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.