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Kresta in the Afternoon – February 18, 2021

Kresta in the Afternoon – February 18, 2021

4:00 – Texans struggle with lack of power and heat as another storm approaches

Texas remains in the frigid grip of winter storms as millions have endured days of no power or heat, and new storms appear to be on the way. Sandra McDevitt is there and she shares what she has been experiencing.

4:20 – Strangers in a Strange Land: Catholics in a Post-Christian World  

How can Catholics help heal America’s deep tribal divisions? It starts with having the courage to be “Catholic first.” Former Congressman and Pro-Life Democratic leader Dan Lipinski joins us discussing his time in Washington and how Catholics can still be leaders in our contemporary American culture.

4:40 – What is the State of the Market?

The Coronavirus continues to be the biggest factor impacting the economy, but with hospitalization rates falling and vaccination rates increasing, is there light at the end of the tunnel? And what in the world was up with that Gamestop Stock story? Chadd Garcia joins us.

5:00 – Deacons as Apostles for the New Evangelization

In our discussions on the New Evangelization much has been said about how the Clergy can lead and the laity can take co-responsibility for the Church. But what of the deacons? Deacons occupy a special place in the Church and are in a unique position to evangelize. How can they, in the words of St. John Paul II, be “apostles for the New Evangelization?” We talk about it with Deacon Steve Hilker.