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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 16, 2021

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 16, 2021

4:00 – Kresta Comments: The Faith of the 21 Martyrs

On February 15, 2015, ISIS released a video of its brutal execution of 21 Coptic Christian men. In a video yesterday, Pope Francis praised them for their courage and sacrifice. We look back on the video with Al.   

4:20 – An Intimate Look at the Lives of Coptic Martyrs

It’s one of the most iconic images of ISIS’ reign: 21 young Coptic Christian men, kneeling on a remote beach, surrounded by masked killers. The men died with Christ’s name on their lips and, though their story may have been displaced in the West, in their hometown they are beloved martyrs. Martin Mosebach has met with their families and he shares their stories.

4:40 – Make a Consecration to St. Joseph

In this Year of St. Joseph, you dedicate your Lent to him, and join the 33-day consecration to meditate on each of St. Joseph’s titles and the graces he can bring to your life. Fr. Don Calloway explains.

5:00 – A Year of Catholic Wisdom

GK Chesterton once observed that the Catholic Church is the one continual institution that has been “thinking about thinking” for 2000 years, saving us from the ignominy of ignorance that makes us children of our own time. Inspired by this, Deal Hudson has developed a step-by-step guide for approaching each day of the year with Catholic wisdom. He joins us.