The Inner Life – June 18, 2024 – Living the Faith in the Workplace

Father Joseph Illo joins Patrick to discuss Living the Faith in the Workplace

  • (3:30) What is the dignity of Work?

(18:11) Break 1

  • Melissa – teacher-public environment. Bouquets representing blessed mother.
  • (25:08) How do you not be overbearing when sharing your faith at work?
  • James – how important the holy spirit is in the workplace.  Truth on how to share your faith, when, where how to say it.
  • Email from listener who worked in a place with a Catholic chapel and met friends through it.
  • L.J. – union iron worker.  tries to share faith as much as possible in the workplace.

(37:32) Break 2

  • What do you do I your company is doing immoral things?
  • (44:31) Jim – Is it immoral to have a job where the only purpose is to make money?
  • Rudy – when people take Gods name in vain. He says when people say ‘Jesus’…and he responds with my lord and then asks are you praising him?  If no, then he lets them know they’re taking His name in vain.
  • What saints can help with workers
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.