Kresta in the Afternoon – February 24, 2011 – Hour 2

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    First Topic – Haiti: What’s Happening A Year After the Earthquake?

    The U.N. last week said Haiti's cholera outbreak appears to be waning overall, but high death rates from the virus in rural regions of the country remain a concern. According to figures released by the Haitian government, 231,070 cholera cases and 4,549 deaths from the disease have been reported since the outbreak first emerged in October. This on the heals of the devastating earthquake only a year ago. Catholic journalist Jeff Gardiner visited Haiti shortly after the anniversary of the earthquake and has this report for us.

    Second Topic – The Mission of Cross Catholic International in Haiti

    Jim Cavnar of Cross International Catholic Outreach joins us to follow-up on Jeff Gardiner’s report to explain what the primary needs are in Haiti and to tell us what his organization has been able to accomplish with Ave Maria Radio listeners in the past year.

    Third Topic – We’ll be saying what? Preparing for the improvement of the English translation of the Roman Missal

    As you know, English translations of the Roman Missal are set to be implemented in Advent of this year. Preparing the Way for the Roman Missal is a multi-media faith formation tool that includes a highly informative yet approachable introductory video that delivers critically important catechesis on the sacred liturgy, along with six straightforward, easy-to-follow audio-visual tutorials that explore all of the forthcoming changes to the prayers of the people at Holy Mass. Louis Verrecchio has created MissalPrep.com to help dioceses, parishes and the lay faithful prepare for the upcoming changes in Mass. He joins us.

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