The Rosary – January 1, 2024

Father Peter Armenio joined Patrick to discuss the beauty and joy of the Rosary. Topics included: what the rosary is (3:09), the rosary and Christian history (11:25), caller: does the Rosary put me in a state of grace? (15:55), the rosary as the epitome of the whole Gospel (18:55), caller: praying with rosary beads (25:54), caller: I prayed the rosary during COVID (28:24), how Fr. Peter began praying the rosary (31:12), caller: the rosary & my son’s motorcycle accident (34:08), caller: is there a rosary book recommendation? (34:08), caller I prayed the rosary for my husband to join the Church (44:02), caller: I named my kids after Mary (46:32). 

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Original Air Date: 10/10/23

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.