Kresta in the Afternoon – March 18, 2020 – Hour 2

+  Stories of Hope and Heroic Love in Action

  • Description: The idea of witness is very important to us as Catholics. Our faith is strengthened and moved to action by the great “cloud of witnesses” around us. Simply put, we learn by example. Eric Groth has developed a new documentary series featuring six incredible witnesses from people who have profoundly encountered Christ and are now living like Him—people who make this world more closely resemble the next. He joins us.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Eric Groth
      Eric Groth is the President and CEO of ODB Films. Visit and and follow him on Twitter @biggrin
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+  Anxious about the Pandemic? A Catholic Psychologist Offers Advice

  • Description: While the coronavirus has Americans scrambling for canned goods, respirator masks, and especially toilet paper, one Catholic psychologist has encouraged people to take deep breaths and remain calm. Fear and worry are normal, but peace is not beyond our reach. We'll talk with Dr Christina Lynch.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Christina Lynch
      Dr Christina Lynch is a founding board member, past president and current advisor to the Board of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association. She serves as Director of Psychological Services for St John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver and has served as adjunct faculty for the Institute for Priestly Formation. Visit her at
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+  Live Report from Rome

  • Description: Joan Lewis has been living under quarantine in Rome as most of Italy shuts down to battle the spread of Coronavirus. She joins us.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Joan Lewis
      Joan Lewis is the Rome Bureau Chief Emeritus for EWTN and was named EWTN’s first Rome Bureau Chief in 2005. She is the host of the weekend radio program Vatican Insider, providing listeners around the world with an up-close view of the latest events coming out of the Papacy and the Vatican. Follow her on twitter @joansrome and visit her at blog at

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