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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 7, 2020

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 7, 2020

Talking about the Things That Matter Most 

4:00 – Kresta Comments: Anniversaries of Pearl Harbor and the Death of Mozart

Al looks at the sacrifice of a priest who gave his life saving others during the Pearl Harbor attacks. We’ll also look at the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who died on December 5, 1791.

4:20 – The Little Ways to Get the Most out of Liturgical Holidays 

When most people think of Maria von Trapp, they think of the character from the Sound of Music. But her story extends far beyond the film. As a mother, she developed traditions for her family that created a warm and inviting Catholic atmosphere for all. Karen McClelland joins us with a look at the traditions and little ways your family can get the most out of Advent and other liturgical seasons.

5:00 – How I Came to Forgive the Man who Attacked My Family

Ray Norman spent most of his life living in far-flung corners of the globe, working on long-term development projects and living out his calling as a Christian professional. By the time he arrived in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania around the turn of the millennium, he was veteran of life as an expat, at home in countries and cultures not his own. But in 2001, the world was about to change—and so was Ray’s life. A stunning attack by an Islamic gunman left him and his daughter fighting for their lives and wondering if they should leave the country for good. Ray joins us.