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Kresta in the Afternoon – May 27, 2021 – Hour 1

Steve Ray looks at Mary as the Ark of the New Covenant and Matthew Bunson looks ahead to the “Synod on Synodality”

The Visitation: Mary, the Ark of the New Covenant

On Monday, we’ll celebrate the Feast of the Visitation. In these short passages, we see just how Mary is revealed as the Ark of the New Covenant. Steve Ray explains.

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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Matthew Bunson is Executive Editor and Washington Bureau Chief for EWTN News and a Senior Fellow at St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 books including the first English-language biography of Pope Francis and The Encyclopedia of Catholic History. Follow him on twitter at MattBunson. Register Radio airs Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 11 am.

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