Kresta in the Afternoon – February 9, 2017 – Hour 1

+  A Loving and Logical Response to Relativism (2 segments)

  • Description: Christians today are sometimes hesitant to share their views on morality because they fear being labeled a judgmental, intolerant, irrational bigot. In this age of relativism, preference has replaced morality. Dr. Ed Sri joins us with a look at how to engage relativism by appealing to both the head and the heart.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Ed Sri
      Dr. Edward Sri is professor of theology at the Augustine Institute and a founding leader with Curtis Martin of FOCUS, the Fellowship of Christian University Students. He's the author of many books, including "Love Unveiled: The Catholic Faith Explained" and "Men, Women and the Mystery of Love." He's also the presenter of several video series, including the Biblical Walk through the Mass. Visit
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+  How to Help Pontifical Missions without Leaving Home

  • Description: The Catholic Church sponsors mission projects all over the globe. Many of us would love to help, but know it's not our calling to travel firsthand on a mission trip. MISSIO is a crowdfunding platform that allows parishes and charities to create their own fundraising projects to support the Church's international work. We'll hear more about it from Fr Andrew Small.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Fr. Andrew Small
      Fr Andrew Small is the National Director of the Pontifical Mission Societies of the United States. A Missionary Oblate of Mary Immaculate, he has worked in pastoral ministry in Brazil and in Houston, Texas. He led the US Bishops' campaign against global poverty from 2004 to 2009 and served as the US coordinator of recovery efforts fro the Church in Haiti after the devastating earthquake in 2010. Learn more at

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