Kresta in the Afternoon – March 16, 2017 – Hour 1

  • Description: Today we’re sharing stories from our Moments of Grace series. We’ll talk to several well-known Catholics and listen to their most enduring spiritual moments and lessons.

+  Faith, Reason and Christopher Dawson

  • Description: James Gaston was raised Catholic but didn’t commit himself fully to God until after college. As he began to explore his faith more deeply, he discovered the richness of the Church’s theology and use of Reason, especially in the writings of Christopher Dawson.
  • Segment Guests:
    • James Gaston
      James Gaston is the founding director of the Humanities and Catholic Culture major at Franciscan University and the president of the Society of Christian Culture and editor of the Dawson Newsletter.

+  Trusting God in a Difficult Pregnancy

  • Description: When Tim Drake’s wife finally conceived, she and Tim were ecstatic. Tragically, she miscarried just two months later. The experiences he had with the miscarriage and his wife’s later pregnancy helped lead him to the Catholic Church.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Tim Drake
      Tim Drake is an award-winning writer and former journalist for the National Catholic Register. He now serves as New Evangelization Coordinator for the Holingford Area Catholic Community in the Diocese of St Cloud, Minnesota.

+  Lessons from a Special-Needs Son

  • Description: Elizabeth Matthews never expected to raise an autistic child, and she never thought he would be her escalator to heaven. Elizabeth shares the lessons she has learned from her son.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Elizabeth Matthews
      Elizabeth Matthews is the author of “Precious Treasure: The Story of Patrick”
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