Kresta in the Afternoon – May 7, 2019 – Hour 1

+  Social Science Apologetics: The Benefits of Therapeutic Vacations

  • Description: A new study shows that people are increasing turning to vacations and leisure activities as an outlet for their emotions, confronting problems, grief, and feelings. The study investigated Lourdes, France and asked why the Pilgrimage site is so popular and why pilgrimage is one of the fastest-growing motivations for travel. We'll talk with Dr Greg Popcak.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr Greg Popcak
      Dr. Gregory Popcak is the director of The Pastoral Solutions Institute, a Catholic tele-counseling practice providing marriage & mental health counseling services to Catholics worldwide. Together with his wife Lisa Popcak, he is the author of over popular 20 books on on relationships and spirituality. You can hear Dr. Greg and Lisa each weekday at 10am E/9C on their radio program More2Life, which is produced by Ave Maria Radio and carried by the EWTN Radio Network.
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+  Jack Donnelly: A Man who Answered God’s Call to Witness (2 segments)

  • Description: Jack Donnelly was an ordinary man who devoted his life to intentionally following Christ. Whether it be proposing to a woman he barely knew or supporting his kids on the front lines of the pro life movement, he was an example of a lay person taking co-responsibility for their church. He’s since passed away, and we talk with his kids Clare and Fr Paul.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Clare Kosmalski
      Clare Kosmalski is a wife and homeschooling mother of ten children. She's a former producer for Kresta in the Afternoon and a founding catechist for Christ the King Catholic Church's Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program.
      • Fr. Paul Donnelly
        Fr. Paul Donnelly serves as Parochial Vicar of the Catholic Community of Flint.

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