Concupiscence: Good or Bad?

with Fr. Conrad Murphy

When you hear of concupiscence, do you think of it as something negative? Well, join the club, but prepare to be surprised. Ever consider it as a power of the soul, meant to play a part in directing us to the good? Well, tune in to this episode for your answer, and why concupiscence is commonly perceived as something bad.

Further Resources:

  1. Online: Catholic Encyclopedia article on concupiscence
  2. Online: Catechism of the Catholic Church section on concupiscence
  3. Online:  Article on concupiscence by Mark Shea
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Fr. Conrad Murphy is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington and the chaplain of the University of Maryland Catholic Student Center (Go Terps!).  He has a License in Moral Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (The Angelicum) in Rome. He loves obscure saints, papal history, and every type of ice cream imaginable.