Kresta in the Afternoon – March 21, 2019 – Hour 1

+  Poland through the eyes of JPII

  • Description: Don't miss your opportunity to experience Poland's vibrant history and faith through the eyes of some its greatest heroes. Travel with Steve Ray and see incredible sites from the lives of JPII, Maximillian Kolbe and other saints.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Steve Ray
      Steve Ray leads pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Rome and other sites. He converted to Catholicism in 1994 and is the author of “Crossing the Tiber,” “Upon this Rock” and other books. He’s the host and producer of the Footprints of God DVD series and has been to the Holy Land more than 130 times. He also writes bible studies for Catholic Scripture Study International Visit catholic-convert.com and footprintsofgodpilgrimages.com
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+  A Catholic Guide to Mindfulness (2 segments)

  • Description: What is "Mindfulness?" It's come a long way from its days as an obscure Buddhist meditation technique and is now used by people of all ages, from corporate executives to Hollywood stars and even some clergy. What is this practice and how did it become so popular? Can it be compatible with Catholicism? We talk with Susan Brinkmann.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Susan Brinkmann
      Susan Brinkmann is the author of A Catholic Guide to Mindfulness. She's a member of the Third Order of Discalced Carmelites (secular) and is the author of the Breaking News and New Age Q&A blog for Women of Grace. Visit Womenofgrace.com
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    • A Catholic Guide to Mindfulness

      Mindfulness has come a long way from its days as an obscure Buddhist meditation technique known only to monks and a few New Age enthusiasts to what it is now—one of the hottest new spiritualpractices of our day. It’s being used by people of all ages, from all walks of life, for everything from gaining self-awareness and inner calm to treating PTSD and other anxiety disorders. Corporateexecutives, Hollywood stars, medical doctors, teachers, secretaries, and even clergy are avidly embracing it. But what exactly is this practice? Where does it come from and how did it become so popular, so fast? And what about all the media hype surrounding its much-publicized effectiveness for our mental health and well-being? Even more important, is this practice compatible with Catholicism? A Catholic Guide to Mindfulness attempts to answer these questions in a concise but compelling exploration of one of the most intriguing psycho-spiritual movements of our time. (learn more)

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