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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 4, 2020 – Hour 2

Our guest host today is Matthew Bunson. Follow him on Twitter @MattBunson

SEG 5-1: The Feast of St. John Damascene (2 segments)

St. John Damascene, whose feast is today, was the last Father of the Church.  He is also one of the greatest poets of the Church.  Mike Aquilina is here to help us learn more about this Father of the Church.

Mike Aquilina

Mike Aquilina is the author of over fifty books on Catholic history, doctrine, and devotion.  His most recent book is Villains of the Early Church: And How They Made Us Better Christians.  You can find more from him at Fathers Of the Church dot com.

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SEG 5-3: The Man who Appeared in the Desert

“John the Baptist appeared in the desert proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.”  Those are the words of the beginning of the Gospel of St. Mark that we will here this Sunday at Mass.  Who is this man who appeared in the desert and what is his relationship to Jesus?  Steve Ray is here to tell us.

Steve Ray

Stephen K. Ray Author, Film Director and Producer, Pilgrimage Guide, Footprints of God

Steve Ray is an apologist, pilgrimage guide, and author, most recently of The Catholic Faith: An Introduction to the Creeds.

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