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Kresta in the Afternoon

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 20, 2015 – Hour 2

  • Description: Kresta in the Afternoon is what Catholic radio has been missing: a daily conversation - personal, authentic and human. It looks at all of life through the lens of Scripture and the teaching tradition of the Catholic Church. The scope is not limited to spiritual subjects...our host Al Kresta talks abortion, war, peace, dissent, old age, New Age, heavy metal, light eating, politics, church affairs, current events, family and marriage, movies and media, theology and apologetics, sports, crime and business. It's talk radio where God matters.

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – March 20, 2015 – Hour 1

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From International Model to Joyful Catholic

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From International Model to Joyful Catholic (con't)

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    • Paul Darrow

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From International Model to Joyful Catholic (con't)

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    • Paul Darrow

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – March 20, 2015 – Hour 2

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Tiny Blue Lines: Reclaiming your Life, Preparing for your Baby and Moving Forward with Faith in an Unplanned Pregnancy

  • Description: When Chaunie Marie Brusie stared down at the pregnancy test her senior year of college and saw two tiny blue lines--a positive test--she knew the road forward would be filled with difficult decisions, but she rose to the challenge. Brusie graduated from college, got married, and became a labor and delivery nurse and vocal advocate for the millions of young women who experience unplanned pregnancies each year. In her debut book, Tiny Blue Lines, Brusie offers coaching to young women, reminding them that their plight is near to the heart of Mary and that there is healing to be found in such Catholic practices as the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Brusie provides lists, resources, humor, anecdotes, and spiritual inspiration to help women gracefully navigate this challenging terrain. Chaunie joins us today.
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    • Chaunie Marie Brusie

      Chaunie Marie Brusie is the author of Tiny Blue Lines: Reclaiming Your Life, Preparing for Your Baby, and Moving Forward with Faith in an Unplanned Pregnancy. She is a freelance writer specializing in health and parenting and covers weekly topics on pregnancy and babies with “Everyday Family” and “Disney Baby”. She is a national speaker on empowering young mothers. Follow her on twitter at @TinyBlueLines

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Tiny Blue Lines: Reclaiming your Life, Preparing for your Baby and Moving Forward with Faith in an Unplanned Pregnancy (con't)

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    • Chaunie Marie Brusie

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Tiny Blue Lines: Reclaiming your Life, Preparing for your Baby and Moving Forward with Faith in an Unplanned Pregnancy (con't)

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    • Chaunie Marie Brusie

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – March 19, 2015 – Hour 1

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Why St. Joseph is not the Father of Jesus

  • Description: St. Joseph is one of the most important, yet least known characters in Scripture. The man entrusted with the task of raising Christ only appears in a few scenes and is not mentioned after Jesus is found in the temple. It’s important to remember that Joseph was not Jesus’ actual father. We discuss the importance of St. Joseph’s role with Fr. Steve Grunow.
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The Donkey that No One would Ride

  • Description: Anthony DeStefano gives us a dramatic reading of his children’s story about the humble life of the donkey that carried Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.
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    • Anthony DeStefano

      Anthony DeStefano is the bestselling author of five books, including “A Travel Guide to Heaven” and “Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To.” He has also written several children’s books, including “Little Star” and “The Donkey that No One Could Ride.” He is the host of “A Travel Guide to Life” television series on EWTN. He is a Knight of Second Order of Malta and you can find him at anthondydestefano.com

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Do You Believe?

  • Description: The creators of “God’s Not Dead” now bring you a film that will really make you consider your commitment to Christ. A variety of characters must face one simple, yet fateful question: Do You Believe? Nick speaks with the film’s director, Ted McGinley.
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“Kresta in the Afternoon” – March 19, 2015 – Hour 2

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Gallup Poll Shows Jump in People who are “Greatly Concerned” about Terrorism

  • Description: A new Gallup poll shows that 51% of Americans worry a “great deal” about the possibility of a terrorist attack, a 12 percentage point climb from last year. John Kerry claimed last month that the world is safer now than it has been for years, a claim that contradicts US intelligence assessments showing that 2014 was the deadliest year for terrorism in the 45 years data has been collected. Meanwhile, at least 21 people were killed yesterday in Tunisia’s deadliest terrorist attack in years. We discuss the current state of international terrorism with Robert Spencer.
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Starbucks Brews Controversy with “Race Together” Campaign

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Starbucks Brews Controversy with “Race Together” Campaign (con't)

  • Segment Guests:
    • Harry Stein

Kresta in the Afternoon – March 18, 2015 – Hour 2

  • Description: Kresta in the Afternoon is what Catholic radio has been missing: a daily conversation - personal, authentic and human. It looks at all of life through the lens of Scripture and the teaching tradition of the Catholic Church. The scope is not limited to spiritual subjects...our host Al Kresta talks abortion, war, peace, dissent, old age, New Age, heavy metal, light eating, politics, church affairs, current events, family and marriage, movies and media, theology and apologetics, sports, crime and business. It's talk radio where God matters.

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – March 18, 2015 – Hour 1

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Kresta Comments: Open Homosexuals Dolce and Gabbana: “Children Should Have a Mother and Father.”

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New Planned Parenthood Defector is Redeemed by Grace

  • Description: For three years, Ramona Trevino worked as the manager of a Planned Parenthood facility in Sherman, Texas. In spring 2011 she was transformed by the grace of God and the witness of the 40 Days for Life campaign. Ramona’s clinic was eventually closed and she now works in the pro-life movement. She joins us today.
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    • Ramona Trevino

      Ramona Trevino served as manager of Planned Parenthood in Sherman, Texas for three years. In 2011, thanks to inspiration from local Christian radio, witness of 40 Days for Life and the grace of God, she was redeemed. Her facility has since been closed and she now works to share her story of her exodus from the organization responsible for the most abortions in the US. She is a spokeswoman for 40 Days for Life and the author of Redeemed by Grace: A Catholic Woman’s Journey to Planned Parenthood and Back. You can find her on Facebook at Ramona Trevino: Pro-Life Speaker or on Twitter at @RamonaTrevino

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New Planned Parenthood Defector is Redeemed by Grace (con't)

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    • Ramona Trevino

“Kresta in the Afternoon” – March 18, 2015 – Hour 2

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Kresta Comments: Another Day, Another Islamic Attack, Another 21 Dead: This Time in Tunisia

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Getting Inside ISIS

  • Description: In less than a year, ISIS has progressed from being a so-called “JV” team to controlling massive amounts of land and establishing a self-declared caliphate. How did this happen? Why have they been so successful? What’s their next step? And, most importantly, how can they be stopped? Michael Weiss has researched the terrorist organization extensively. He joins us today.
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Getting Inside ISIS (con't)

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    • Michael Weiss

“Kresta in the Afternoon” with special guest host Marybeth Hicks– March 17, 2015 – Hour 1

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Danger! Danger! Be Very Afraid!

  • Description: If we believe the news reports, we’re lucky to be alive. We face extraordinary danger every day in the form of fast food, playground equipment, dessert and non-hybrid cars. Alarmists leverage parents’ natural anxiety to reach their own goals. Julie Gunlock joins us to discuss how the alarmist mentality costs us unnecessary money and stress.
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    • Julie Gunlock
      Julie is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum, where she directs the Culture of Alarm Project. She is the author of Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Makes Us Afraid of Everything and How to Fight Back. Julie is also a former Professional Staff Member on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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St. Patrick, the Three-Leaf Clover and Irish Snakes

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“One Big Happy”

“Kresta in the Afternoon” with special guest host Marybeth Hicks– March 17, 2015 – Hour 2

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Pope Announces Jubilee: A Year of Mercy

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Kelleigh’s Cause: Trusting God and Battling AVM

  • Description: When Kelleigh Gustafson was four years old she was diagnosed with AVM, also known as an arteriovenous malformation. AVM is a rare blood vessel condition that can put extreme strain on the heart. The causes are not known and there is no cure. Kelly has undergone several surgeries to help her condition. Through it all, she has continued to trust God. She joins us today.
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Kelleigh’s Cause: Trusting God and Battling AVM (continued)


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