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

+  Coronavirus and the Markets

  • Description: Coronavirus continues to affect the global stage. Last week Saudi Arabia halted travel to Mecca and there are some concerns that Japan, which just closed schools for the next month, will be unable to host the Summer Olympics in July. One of the most notable effects in the US has been the stock market, which just had its worst week since the 2008 financial crisis. George Schwartz has more.
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    • George Schwartz
      George Schwartz is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Schwartz Investment Counsel and the Chairman and CEO of Ave Maria Mutual Funds. His newest book is "In God We Trust: Morally Responsible Investing." Visit and
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+  Social Science Apologetics: Lental Health

  • Description: This Lent, Greg & Lisa Popcak and Catholic are inviting you to celebrate "Lental Health." Join our Lord in the desert by confronting the lies that Satan seeks to tempt us with. For example, a person who struggles with forgiving themselves might say, “God has forgiven me and I can rejoice in his mercy.” A person who struggles with anxiety might post, “I can face the challenges in my life with confidence because God is with me.” Greg joins us with more.
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    • Dr. Greg Popcak
      Dr. Gregory Popcak is the director of The Pastoral Solutions Institute, a Catholic tele-counseling practice providing marriage & mental health counseling services to Catholics worldwide. Together with his wife Lisa Popcak, he is the author of over 20 books on relationships and spirituality. You can hear Dr. Greg and Lisa each weekday at 10am E/9C on their radio program More2Life, which is produced by Ave Maria Radio and carried by the EWTN Radio Network.
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+  Where Things Are Going Right: Catholics Come Home

  • Description: Catholics Come Home, Inc. is an independent, non-profit Catholic apostolate that creates effective and compassionate media messages and broadcasts them nationally and internationally, in order to inspire, educate and evangelize inactive Catholics and others, and invite them to live a deeper faith in Jesus Christ, in accord with the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church. Tom Peterson joins us.
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    • Tom Peterson
      Tom Peterson is the President and Founder of Catholics Come Home and He previously spent 25 years as an award-winning corporate advertising executive before experiencing a radical spiritual conversion at a Catholic men’s retreat. He’s also the author of a book called Catholics Come Home.
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