Kresta in the Afternoon – October 23, 2017 – Hour 2

+  Kresta Comments: The Feast of JPII + the Crisis of Women’s Religious Vocations

  • + Resources Mentioned Available in Our Store:

    • Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II

      A preeminent authority on the Catholic Church and papal biographer describes what he learned from chronicling the life of Pope John Paul II In Lessons in Hope, George Weigel tells the story of his unique friendship with St. John Paul II. As Weigel learns the pope "from inside," he also offers a firsthand account of the tumult of post-Vatican II Catholicism and the Cold War's endgame, introducing readers to the heroes who brought down European communism. Later, he shows us the aging pope grappling with the post-9/11 world order and teaching new lessons in dignity through his own suffering. A deeply humane portrait of an eminent scholar learning a saint, Lessons in Hope is essential reading for anyone seeking a fuller understanding of a world-changing pope. (learn more)

+  Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire (2 segments)

  • Description: The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist are celebrating the 20th anniversary year of their community and have released "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire," a collection of songs and chants to help prepare you to celebrate the birth of the Savior. We'll preview it with Sr. Joseph Andrew, who also discusses the resurgence of women's vocations since the Second Vatican Council.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Sr. Joseph Andrew
      Sr. Joseph Andrew, O.P. is the co-founder and Director of Vocations for the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. Visit and check out their book Mary's Yes Continues.
  • + Resources Mentioned Available in Our Store:

    • And Mary’s ‘Yes’ Continues

      By popular demand comes a beautiful new book written by the Sisters themselves providing a much-needed inside view to vocation discernment entitled And Mary's 'Yes' Continues. It finally fulfills a longing by many hearts for an intimate resource and generous sharing of the journey into a beautiful vocation. Recognizing a need to provide discerning individuals, families and loved ones accompaniment along the special call to religious life, under the direction of Sr. Joseph Andrew, Co-foundress and Vocations Director, the Sisters created and now offer And Mary's 'Yes' Continues. (learn more)

    • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring: Christmas with The Dominican Sisters of Mary


      The Dominican Sisters of Mary have created a beautiful musical recording for your collection, entitled Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring: Christmas with the Dominican Sisters of Mary

      Enjoy this beautiful music to accompany you for many special Christmas memories.  Recorded at the Ann Arbor Motherhouse chapel, Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring: Christmas with the Dominican Sisters of Mary is meant to share some of the Sisters’ favorite carols.  The selection ranges from the fun and festive Carol of the Bells  to the sublime Christmas Proclamation and the harmonious Wake, Awake, For Night is Flying. As well on this special offering- are original compositions such as Snowflakes which until now- have been heard only in the chapel each year at Christmas. Please join the Sisters for the musical celebration of the birth of Our Lord and the glories of that special moment when God entered the world! (learn more)

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