The Inner Life – June 11, 2024 – Building a Family

Father Sam Martin joins Patrick to discuss Building a Family. 

  • (3:09) What is the importance of having a family?
  • (12:35) What are the benefits of having a family?

(21:24) Break 1

  • (29:44) What should people do who are struggling to conceive?

(38:45) Break 2

  • (39:41) Elizabeth – comments about recurring miscarriages.
  • Jessica – single mother…had a child out of wedlock…father is totally absent…met boyfriend…he’s catholic and have been living a sinful relationship.  Jesus has touched her life now and not sure how to fix the situation. She wants to get married now but he wants to do thing according to the church.
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.