Kresta in the Afternoon – February 8, 2016 – Hour 2

+  Kresta News Rounduo

+  Rearview Mirror: Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

  • Description: It’s been more than 150 years since Our Lady appeared to St. Bernadette but Lourdes, France still holds a special place in the hearts of millions around the world. As week look forward to the anniversary of the apparitions later this week, Elizabeth Ficocelli looks back at the story and what the world learned from a young girl.
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    • Elizabeth Ficocelli
      Elizabeth Ficocelli is an inspirational Catholic speaker for international audiences and a frequent guest on Catholic radio including. She hosts Answering the Call on St Gabriel Catholic radio, in which she interviews priests, deacons and other religious about their spiritual journey. She’s the bestselling author of fifteen books including “Therese, Faustina and Bernadette: Three Saints Who Challenged My Faith, Gave Me Hope, and Taught Me How to Love.”
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+  UNESCO Confirms Jordan as Place of Christ’s Baptism

  • Description: Last week the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization confirmed Al Maghtas, Jordan as the site of Christ’s bapstism and officially declared it a World Heritage Site. The declaration confirms a decision UNESCO made last year. Popes John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis have all visited the site, unofficially adding their endorsement as well. We sit down with Steve Ray to talk about the story of Christ’s baptism and why this location was recognized.
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