Kresta in the Afternoon – February 10, 2020 – Hour 1

+  President Trump Hosts Juan Guaido at White House, Promises New Action

  • Description: As usual, there were several honored guests at the State of the Union address who were recognized during the speech. Among them was Juan Guaido, whom President Trump introduced as Venezuela’s “true and legitimate” leader. Trump has also promised new actions in Venezuela in the next month. Alejandro Bermudez takes a look at the significance of Guaido's appearance at the State of the Union and how protests there have unfolded.
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    • Alejandro Bermudez
      Alejandro Bermúdez is director of ACI-Prensa, the world’s largest Catholic news agency in Spanish, as well as the executive director of Catholic News Agency and the Portuguese agency ACI digital. Alejandro is a frequent contributor to the National Catholic Register and Our Sunday Visitor, and he hosts several Spanish programs on EWTN, including Cara a Cara.
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+  Wisdom Begins in Wonder: How Authentic Catholic Educators and Families Can Save the Culture

  • Description: Father Gabriel Richard High School is continuing its annual Familiaris Consortio Conference series. The Theme this year is Wisdom Begins in Wonder: How Authentic Catholic Educators and Families Can Save the Culture and will feature Mary Rice Hasson, Dr Greg and Lisa Popcak and many others. John Dejak joins us with a preview.
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    • Get Out Now: Why You Should Pull Your Child from Public School Before It’s Too Late

      Should we stay or should we go? Millions of parents with children in public schools can't believe they're asking this question. But they are. And you should be asking it too. Almost overnight, America's public schools have become morally toxic. And they are especially poisonous for the hearts and minds of children from religious families of every faith—ordinary families who value traditional morality and plain old common sense. Parents' first duty is to their children—to their intellect, their character, their souls. The facts on the ground point to one conclusion: get out now. (learn more)

+  Reclaiming Sundays for Faith, Family and Rest

  • Description: When we reminisce about the "good old days," one of the features we tend to remember is how we spent our Sundays. Almost all the stores were closed, and after church we'd have a family dinner and spend the day resting. While the culture has long since abandoned such traditions, it doesn’t mean we can't restore it within our families. Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle joins us to discuss how we can reclaim our Sundays.
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    • Donna Marie Cooper O'Boyle
      Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle is an author, journalist, speaker, retreat leader and host of Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms on EWTN Television. She's the author of many books, most recently Reclaiming Sundays: Pray, Play, Serve, Rest, Refresh and Celebrate. Visit her at
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