The Michigan Catholic January 23, 2015 Al Kresta Martin Luther King Jr. is a hero to most Americans. Every child is taught to look up to, if not revere, him. Every rights movement polishes itself with some of King’s shine. But, given King’s almost universal
The Michigan Catholic December 26, 2014 Al Kresta It’s late December, and the close of another year. Of what have we been concerned, and what have we learned, in 2014? Torture: Senate Democrats recently released a report criticizing the CIA for using “torture” to extract
November 26, 2014 Join us for the 2014 Winter Membership Drive, Monday through Friday, December 1-5, from 8 am to 5 pm each day as we continue the work of the New Evangelization. Our continuing theme is Build the Church, Bless the Nation. You can
The Michigan Catholic November 26, 2014 Al Kresta “Reformation Day” is celebrated by Protestant Christians on Oct. 31. As a former Protestant pastor, I use it to thank God for the disciplines of Scripture study, personal prayer and evangelism that I learned in Protestant circles.
The Michigan Catholic November 14, 2014 Al Kresta What Americans do on Oct. 31” would make a fun documentary or feature comedy. For most Americans, Oct. 31 is the playful “trick-or-treat” Halloween we all loved as children. A smaller number of observant Catholics still observe
The Michigan Catholic October 30, 2014 Al Kresta On October 22 I celebrated St. John Paul II’s feast day with my radio listeners. The liberation of Eastern Europe came up and I was back in 1989-91. I hadn’t thought I would outlive communism and the
The Michigan Catholic October 16, 2014 Al Kresta A Protestant leader coordinating mission projects for Southeast Asia told me that “division and disunity among Christians” was undermining his proclamation of the Gospel. Two years before, Pope St. John Paul II declared the same in “That
The Michigan Catholic October 3, 2014 Al Kresta Like Queen Esther, our time is thrust upon us. In this new moment of American Catholic history, we need a new evangelization born from a new evaluation of our mission field. Earlier priests expected to be chaplains
September 18, 2014 Weston, MA–(PR.com)– Liberty Quest Foundation led by Executive Director P.J. McMann has announced that its Streaming Faith Initiative will be receiving support from the famous Ave Maria Radio program. The Streaming Faith initiative was created specifically to address the lack of religious
September 8, 2014 Join us this week for the 2014 Fall Membership Drive, Monday through Friday, September 8-12, from 7 am to 7 pm each day as we continue the work of the New Evangelization. Our continuing theme is Build the Church, Bless the Nation.