Holy Week Mission – Thursday

Part IV: Holy Thursday – The Holy Eucharist & the Agony in the Garden
Fr. Rocky offers a powerful reflection on Our Lord’s institution of the Holy Eucharist and His ensuing Agony in the Garden, revealing Our Lord’s tremendous love for each one of us. Will I also go away or will I remain close to Jesus?

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.