The Inner Life – May 31, 2024 – Finding God in Creation

Father Marc Lenneman joins Patrick to discuss Finding God in Creation. 

  • (8:34) – Why is creation “good”
  • (13:14) – What does it mean for creation to give glory to God?

(25:28) Break 1

  • (26:50) – Dave – I spend a lot of times in the woods in the fall and it opens up a sense of prayer and reflection that is difficult to explain in words
  • (38:18) – Email from listener asking about finding creation to the world near us and around us.

(43:16) Break 2

  • Kristi – How to let go of the need to always feel busy and ‘doing’.

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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.