The Inner Life – June 17, 2024 – Demonic Possession

IL – Father Rob Kroll joins Patrick to discuss Demonic Possession 

  • (3:39) Etymology of the word Diablo.

(12:42) Girard – Zelda video game…grandson will be 9 yrs. old.  Gets to level 20 and all of a sudden, a demon Zelda or link pops up.  How do we deal with these issues with our children?

(20:12) Break 1

  • Judy – comment – underwent possession and exorcism. 8 months to go through the rite of exorcism.  Not what is portrayed in movies.  Physically harmed but is free now.
  • Kendra – If you are going through demonic oppression you have hope. It happened to me but I was able to get through it and I am thankful for the help I got.
  • (33:43) Can the laity use deliverance Prayers?
  • Joseph – What’s the role of the rosary and confession to give a catholic believer a firm believer in their spiritual health?

(38:37) Break 2

  • Isabel – My son is atheist and his wife practices witchcraft. My son hates me and honest talk with me. I have been praying the rosary for them what else can I do?
  • Nick – experiences in last half year.  one gentleman was in church parking lot. saw the guy kneeling in church and discussed his experiences about being possessed. 
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.