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Kresta in the Afternoon – January 5, 2021 – Hour 2

Guest Host Matthew Bunson

Feast of St John Neumann (2 segments)

Today is the feast of St John Neumann, the fourth Bishop of Philadelphia and only male US Citizen to be canonized. What were the effects of his ministry, especially his influence on Catholic Schools? And how do you pronounce his last name? Fr. Charles Connor joins us.

Fr Charles Connor

Fr. Charles Connor is the author of several books, most recently Toil and Transcendence: Catholicism in 20th Century America. He’s a priest of the diocese of Scranton and a recently retired faculty member at Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary in Emmitsburg, Maryland and an expert in Church history. He is the host of several television series on EWTN including Historic Catholic Converts.

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Start your Year with the Scriptures

Have you always wanted to get more out of the Scriptures but don’t know where to begin? Steve Ray is inviting you to join him along with Al Kresta, Teresa Tomeo, Scott Hahn, Peter Herbeck and many, many more for the Take and Read Virtual Catholic Conference. He gives us a sneak peek.

Steve Ray

Steve Ray leads pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Rome and other sites. He converted to Catholicism in 1994 and is the author of “Crossing the Tiber,” “Upon this Rock” and other books. He’s the host and producer of the Footprints of God DVD series and has been to the Holy Land more than 180 times. He also writes bible studies for Catholic Scripture Study International Visit and

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