Kresta in the Afternoon – August 30, 2019 – Hour 2

  • Description: Our guest host today is Peter Herbeck.

+  Unlocking your Parish (2 segments)

  • Description: Can Catholic parishes become communities of missionary disciples that bear lasting fruit? If so, what does it take to move them in that direction? We talk with Ron Huntley.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Ron Huntley
      Ron Huntley is on the senior leadership team at St Benedict Parish and also works with Alpha Canada and the JPII Media. He is a director of coaching at Divine Renovation. Visit
  • + Resources Mentioned Available in Our Store:

    • Unlocking Your Parish: Making Disciples, Raising Up Leaders with Alpha

      Can Catholic parishes become communities of missionary disciples that bear lasting fruit? If so, what does it take to move them in that direction? Through his years as pastor of Saint Benedict Parish in Halifax, Canada, Fr. James Mallon discovered that the answer to the first question was a resounding yes! Tailored for Catholics, Alpha played a key role in the transformation of the parish he pastored. Unlocking Your Parish: Making Disciples, Raising Up Leaders with Alpha aims to provide insight into what Alpha can do to help any Catholic parish become a vibrant, mission-focused community. (learn more)

    • Divine Renovation Apprentice: Learning to Lead a Disciple-Making Parish

      Transforming a parish is challenging, demanding, and sometimes messy work. Divine Renovation Apprentice, Fr. Simon Lobo breaks open his experience as an associate pastor working on the renewal of St. Benedict Parish in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the birthplace of Divine Renovation. With honesty, humility, and great clarity, Fr. Simon offers his personal reflections on the actual process of renovation with practical wisdom critical to anyone who wants to see their parish experience new life. More than simply a biographical account of the change at St. Benedict, this book contains insights on how to Change Culture, Build a Game Plan, and Develop Leaders for lasting parish change. (learn more)

    • Divine Renovation: Bringing Your Parish from Maintenance to Mission

      An engaging guide for parishes seeking to cultivate communities of discipleship and vibrant, dynamic faith. Highly acclaimed for his work with parish renewal and the New Evangelization, Fr. James Mallon shares with us the many ways for bringing our parishes to life. Through humorous and colorful stories, Mallon challenges us to rethink our models of parish life, from membership-based communities to assemblies of disciples of Jesus who proclaim and share the good news with all peoples. Accessible and engaging, Divine Renovation turns to the Church's many writings on evangelization and mission so as to articulate practical ways for injecting new life into our parishes. Pastors and parish ministers will be inspired by this book and turn to it for many years to come. (learn more)

+  The Virtue of Courage in Difficult Times

  • Description: We talk with Paco Gavrilides about having the courage to stand up for truth.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Paco Gavrilides
      Paco Gavrilides is an Instructor of Homiletics at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. Since the time of his conversion to Catholicism in 1968, he has dedicated his life to serving Christ in the Church with a passion to share the Gospel. As a teacher, speaker, and evangelist, Paco has worked with many dioceses, movements, and individuals both nationally and internationally. He has been especially active in leadership formation, men’s ministry, family ministry, and evangelization among Hispanics and African Americans.

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