Kresta in the Afternoon – December 21, 2016 – Hour 1

  • Description: It’s that time of year again...time for us to Count Down the best interviews of the last 12 months. Our list covers a wide range of topics from Testimony to the Year of Mercy to the year’s biggest news stories. Did your favorite interview make our list? There’s only one way to find out!

+  #28: Divine Renovation (full hour)

  • Description: The New Evangelization calls for a renewed focus on Lay Mission. This begins with parish renewal or – in the words of Fr. James Mallon – Divine Renovation. He joins us to discuss the many ways we can bring our parishes to life.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. James Mallon
      Fr James Mallon is the Pastor of St Benedict Parish in the Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth in Nova Scotia, Canada. He’s the founder and Chair of the Board of the JP II Media Institute. He’s a speaker on Parish Renewal and the New Evangelization and has hosted two DVD series – Catholicism 201 and Dogmatic Theology. He’s the author of Divine Renovation: From a Maintenance to A Missional Parish.
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    • Divine Renovation: Bringing Your Parish from Maintenance to Mission

      An engaging guide for parishes seeking to cultivate communities of discipleship and vibrant, dynamic faith. Highly acclaimed for his work with parish renewal and the New Evangelization, Fr. James Mallon shares with us the many ways for bringing our parishes to life. Through humorous and colorful stories, Mallon challenges us to rethink our models of parish life, from membership-based communities to assemblies of disciples of Jesus who proclaim and share the good news with all peoples. Accessible and engaging, Divine Renovation turns to the Church's many writings on evangelization and mission so as to articulate practical ways for injecting new life into our parishes. Pastors and parish ministers will be inspired by this book and turn to it for many years to come. (learn more)

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