Kresta in the Afternoon – September 23, 2016 – Hour 1

+  Kresta News Roundup

  • + Articles Mentioned:

    • Why Charlotte exploded and Tulsa prayed -
      Two black men were shot and killed by police officers in two different American cities this week. The deaths of Terence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott cut deep into the hearts of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina. But scenes from the two communities on the night of September 21 show they expressed the pain in two drastically different ways. (click to read more)

+  7 Steps to Mercy for the Divorced

  • Description: Rose Sweet is here to lift the veil on the spousal analogy so richly developed in Theology of the Body. She reveals how the response to love is the most powerful path to recovery after divorce (or any human tragedy). Authentic mercy and compassionate accompaniment—as called for by Pope Francis—will be considered through the lens of the Church’s mysterious marriage that’s "hidden in plain sight."
  • Segment Guests:
    • Rose Sweet
      Rose is a Catholic author and speaker who draws on Theology of the Body to help people “Put your RELIGION into your RELATIONSHIPS.” With heart and humor she serves up powerful truths of the Catholic faith in bite-sized morsels that anyone in the family, community, or workplace can easily digest. In her books and talks, Rose expertly addresses the mysteries of the interior life, Scripture’s spousal analogy, timeless teaching of the four temperaments, laws of relationship building, dating, courtship, mercy in marriage, divorce healing, annulment, remarriage, and parenting. Rose has given hundreds of presentations at parish missions, retreats, and national conferences.

+  Better Homes & Pardons: The Power of Forgiveness to Transform Family

  • Description: Having an unforgiving heart is paramount to spiritual and emotional cancer in a person and family, whereas forgiveness frees the heart to love. We look at five blessings that befall the forgiving person and identifies, through interesting studies, the physical and emotional effects of failing to forgive. In this Year of Mercy, Tom McCabe explores how mercy and compassion renew the family and how we live this out in and through the body.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Tom McCabe
      Tom McCabe is an educator, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker with 20 years of experience serving diocesan and parish structures in the areas of evangelization, catechesis, marriage and family, and parish strategic planning. Since earning his Master in Theology, Tom has worked extensively within the Catholic Church at many levels, from parish to Catholic schools to diocese. He is a Diocesan Consultant with Ascension Press, co-author of Living a Joy-filled Marriage, and designer of the Marriage Action Plan. Tom and his wife, Rosemary, live in Georgia with their children

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