The Inner Life – June 04, 2024 – Caring for your Parish Priest

Father Tom Wilson joins Patrick to discuss Holy Orders and Caring for your Parish Priest. 

  • (3:54) – Father shares his story of his path to his vocation.
  • (14:16) – Three degrees of Holy Orders

(19:52) Break 1

  • (21:00) Rudy – How much time do priests take on their homilies?
  • (26:34) Mary – A beautiful way that we honor our priests is that we bow to them – Priests sacrifice so much for us and we should show our thanks

(35:47) Break 2

  • (36:54) Tips for helping your parish priest.

Resources to help Priests in their ministry:

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.