The Inner Life – June 14, 2024 – Overcoming Doubt

IL – Father Bryce Sibley joins Patrick to discuss Overcoming Doubt 

  • (3:33) – What is doubt in a religious context?
  • (22:10) Amy – recently baptized.  intensity of prayer and spiritual attacks.

(25:09) Break 1

  • What is the connection between Doubt and Despair?
  • (29:44) John – struggling a lot with a lot of doubt since divorce. Trying not to, but doubts keep popping in.  What’s the best thing to do?

(40:39) Break 2

  • John – When kids get older, and had such great faith growing up, what is a parent to do when doubt creeps in?
  • Mary – comment – Jesus prayer, come holy spirit, and adoration are the best way to deal with doubt.
  • (46:02) Tricia – Goes to daily Mass, but doesn’t feel His presence.  Doesn’t know how to foster that.
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.