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Kresta in the Afternoon – June 7, 2021 – Hour 1

Guest Host Jerry Usher talks miracles with Adam Blai and the Sacred Heart with Kathleen Beckman.

A Catholic View of Miracles 

What is a miracle? How does the Church go about investigating and approving miracles? Adam Blai joins us.

Adam Blai, a layman, is a peritus (Church-decreed expert) in religious demonology and exorcism for the Diocese of Pittsburgh. He has also served as an expert in these areas in training priests, deacons, and laity in many other dioceses. He is an auxiliary member of the International Association of Exorcists, a Vatican-recognized Private Association of the Christian Faithful based in Rome. Over fifteen years of working and training in the exorcism ministry, he has witnessed or experienced a number of miracles, some of which he has been appointed to investigate by the Church. He also works in the tribunal of the Pittsburgh Diocese and is pursuing a canon law degree.

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Sacred Heart: The Love that Crushes Evil

The month of June is dedicated to the Sacred heart, one of the most popular and widespread devotions in the Church. In the present culture, so lacking in love, our concept of love is easily distorted, distracted, and destroyed. Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a powerful provision against the destruction of authentic love. Christ is present, living and active and his Sacred Heart beats a love song that is uniquely personal. We’ll talk more with Kathleen Beckman.

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Sacred Heart: Love that Crushes Evil

Kathleen Beckman, L.H.S., is the President Co-Founder of the Foundation of Prayer for Priests, a best selling author, and Ignatian certified retreat director who has addressed clergy, Religious sisters, and laity internationally. She is a frequently seen and heard on EWTN TV and radio programs. Her newest book is Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare
Strategies for Deliverance and Healing

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