Kresta in the Afternoon – May 26, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Kresta News Roundup

+  Living as a Catholic in Outer Space

  • Description: What does a Catholic astronaut do when he goes into space? How can he receive the Eucharist when he’s orbiting 250 miles above the nearest church? Mike Hopkins spent 24 weeks aboard the International Space Station in 2013 and was allowed to take along a pyx with several Hosts broken into pieces. We’ll talk with Mike about how he lived his faith in outer space and what it’s like to receive Jesus while looking down on the earth.
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    • Mike Hopkins
      Mike Hopkins is a Colonel in the US Air Force & NASA astronaut. He was part of Expeditions 37 and 38 to the International Space Station in 2013, where he conducted a pair of spacewalks totaling almost 13 hours. He spent 166 days in space, completing 2656 orbits of the earth and traveling more than 70 million miles. Mike was team captain of the University of Illinois football team where he played defensive back.
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+  Marian Apparitions in Argentina Approved

  • Description: The Bishop of San Nicolas, Argentina announced that the Marian apparitions that are said to have occurred there are “supernatural in character” and “worthy of belief.” A local woman named Gladys Quiroga de Motta received more than 1800 messages from Mary from 1983 to 1990. Michael O’Neill joins us to talk about the apparitions and the bishop’s announcement.
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