Kresta in the Afternoon – July 31, 2015 – Hour 1

+  Making Sense of Male-Female Complementarity

  • Description: Whatever happened to the notion that we were created Male and Female and intended to join with a member of the opposite sex? Why has the basic premise of male-female complementarity been cast aside? We discuss this with Fr. Charles Sikorski.
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    • Fr. Charles Sikorski
      Fr. Charles Sikorsky, L.C., became the third President of the Institute for the Psychological Sciences in 2007. He has extensive experience working in the administration of educational institutions, working for 11 years in both South America and Rome, Italy. Fr. Sikorsky obtained his licentiate in canon law at the Pontifical Gregorian University, where his thesis focused on various issues relating to the legal compatibility of the observance of Canon Law and John Paul II’s Apostolic Constitution Ex Corde Ecclesiae by Catholic Universities in the United States of America. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Fr. Sikorsky graduated from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland School of Law. He practiced law in the state of Maryland prior to his entry into the seminary. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 2002.
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+  Responsible Catholic Journalism: What God Requires of Us

  • Description: We discuss Catholic journalism and the New Evangelization with Dan Burke.
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    • Dan Burke
      Dan Burke is an award-winning author, writer, and speaker on Catholic spirituality, sharing a contagious love for Jesus and His Church. Dan serves as the Executive Director and writer for EWTN'S National Catholic Register and is a regular co-host on Register Radio in addition to his appearances on many other EWTN television and radio programs. Dan is the founder and president of the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, and he is the creator of Divine Intimacy Radio and Above all, Dan is a grateful husband and father of four and a student sitting at the feet of His Master.
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+  Beloved: The Mystery and Meaning of Marriage

  • Description: Who would have ever thought it would become a cultural norm for a woman to abort her child? Or for a man to declare that he is a woman? The world believes that accepting such actions will lead to greater happiness for all, but violating God’s natural plan never leads to happiness. We take a look at the issue with Dr. Tim Gray.
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    • Dr. Tim Gray
      Dr. Timothy Gray is a nationally renowned Bible scholar and Catholic speaker. As the President of the Augustine Institute, he has advanced the renewal of Catholic education through graduate studies in Scripture, Theology, and the New Evangelization. Under Dr. Gray’s guidance, the Augustine Institute has created Symbolon, a comprehensive program of faith formation for adults, YDisciple, to inform and inspire youth to deepen their relationship with Christ, Beloved, a twelve part series that explores the mystery and meaning of marriage for marriage enrichment and marriage prep programs, and Lectio an innovative series of Bible studies exploring topics through the lens of Scripture, Tradition and Art. Dr. Gray is also the author of “Praying Scripture for a Change: an Introduction to Lectio Divina”, “Mission of the Messiah”, “The Temple in the Gospel of Mark”, and other books. Dr. Gray has his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Catholic University of America and his Th.M. from Duke University. Tim and his wife Kris, and son Joseph, live in Littleton, Colorado.
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