Kresta in the Afternoon – May 22, 2018 – Hour 1

+  A Catholic Look at the Royal Wedding

  • Description: 29 people in the US alone rose before dawn on Saturday to watch the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. TIME magazine praised the “step forward” for the monarchy and the fashion industry around the world will be impacted by the style of the bride’s dress. But we’re interested in how local Catholics are responding, and we’ll talk with Joanna Bogle.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Joanna Bogle
      Joanna Bogle is Visiting Research Fellow at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, London. She is the author of some twenty books, including several historical biographies and A Book of Seasons and Celebrations with information on traditions and customs marking the Church year. Her most recent book is John Paul II - Man of Prayer with colleague Clare Anderson, exploring the spiritual life of St. John Paul the Great. She broadcasts regularly with EWTN and has recently initiated popular Catholic History Walks around London. She blogs at “Auntie Joanna Writes” and EWTN’s “Catholic Journalist in London”.
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+  Pentecost and the Power to Evangelize (2 segments)

  • Description: On Sunday we celebrated Pentecost. The Holy Spirit empowered the apostles to go out and spread the Good News to all nations. Pentecost offers us a reality far greater than our own attempts to share God’s love and invite others to share in the victory of Jesus. Dr. Mark Giszczak joins us with more.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Mark Giszczak
      Mark Giszczak (“geese-check”) was born and raised in Ann Arbor, MI. He studied philosophy and theology at Ave Maria College in Ypsilanti, MI and Sacred Scripture at the Augustine Institute of Denver, CO. He recently received his Ph. D. in Biblical Studies at the Catholic University of America. He currently teaches courses in Scripture at the Augustine Institute, where he has been on faculty since 2010. Dr. Giszczak has participated in many evangelization projects and is the author of the CatholicBibleStudent.com blog. He has written introductions to every book of the Bible that are hosted at CatholicNewsAgency.com. Dr. Giszczak, his wife and their daughter, live in Colorado where they enjoy camping and hiking in the Rocky Mountains.
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