Kresta in the Afternoon – February 13, 2017 – Hour 2

+  Dominican Sisters Celebrate 20 Years of Service

  • Description: Twenty years ago, four women from Tennessee founded an order of religious sisters - the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. Their mission now stretches across the country. They've taught countless students, developed the Education in Virtue series and even appeared on Oprah. Co-founder Sr Joseph Andrew joins us with their story.
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    • Sister Joseph Andrew
      Sr. Joseph Andrew, O.P. is the co-founder and Director of Vocations for the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist

+  African-American Sainthood and the Beauty of Everyday Holiness (2 segments)

  • Description: February is Black History Month, and we'll be hearing a lot about the lives of Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, George Washington Carver and countless others who made remarkable contributions to society. But you probably won't hear much about the lives of African American saints. There are currently six active sainthood causes for Americans of African descent, and they all are beautiful examples of how to live holy lives amid the ordinary circumstances of life. We'll hear about them with Matthew Bunson.
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    • Dr. Matthew Bunson
      Matthew Bunson is a Senior Contributor to EWTN News and the National Catholic Register 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
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