The Inner Life – June 25, 2024 – Identity as a Child of God

Father Dave Heney joins Patrick to discuss Identity as a Child of God

  • (6:56) How was Jesus affirmed as a child of God.
  • (14:12) How do the sacraments connect with our identity?

(21:20) Break 1

  • Cody – Testimony of being children of God: holding up the promises in the bible and delivering, all the blessings I have received during my life.
  • (37:50) Marybeth – I love hearing that we are children of God. When seeing someone in the street, I think what is unique about his person that God loves him so much. I wake up at 3 am without an alarm.

(42:03) Break 2

  • Mariana – Wants to support the idea of telling our children how much God loves them. Has a testimony of her own experience growing up.
  • (46:22) Sandra – How to talk to my older child 19 years old about being children of God… She is very angry with God and has many physical and mental issues.
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.