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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 15, 2020

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 15, 2020

Talking about the Things That Matter Most 

4:00 – Kresta Comments 

4:20 – Bishop Strickland Discusses the Laity

Though he represents a smaller Diocese, Bishop Joseph Strickland has become one of the more well-known and outspoken bishops in America. He joins us offering his thoughts on the state of the Church today and how the lay faithful can boldly meet challenges on parish renewal, the essentiality of the Eucharist and much more.

5:00 – Meet the Man who Gave his Life to CS Lewis’ Legacy   

Walter Hooper died last week at the age of 89. While his name may not be well-known, his work certainly is. As a young man he worked as a secretary for CS Lewis, and after Lewis’ death he dedicated his career to making Lewis’ work more accessible to the public. Joseph Pearce shares more on his work.

5:20 – Experience Christendom’s Best Week Ever

“The Best Week Ever” is a bold statement. When one hears it, the first thought might be of a lavish family vacation—not a college’s summer program. And yet, these are the key words participants of the Experience Christendom Summer Program use time and again when describing the transformative time they spent in Virginia for one week—a week that provided them with the faith-filled educational experience they needed during such a formative time in their lives. Sam Phillips has more.

5:40 – Xavier Becerra Nominated to Lead HHS – What Catholics Need to Know  

Yesterday the Electoral College officially declared Joe Biden the winner of the election and his transition team continues to work to fill his Cabinet. Last week Xavier Becerra of California was tapped to lead the Department of Health and Human Services and he will play a major role in forming the Biden administration’s policies on several key issues related to the sanctity of life and the consciences of doctors and patients. Ken Craycraft lets us know more.