Kresta in the Afternoon – March 9, 2020 – Hour 2

  • Description: Our guest hosts today are Bruce and Kris McGregor. Visit them at https://www.discerninghearts.com/catholic-podcasts/.

+  Supreme Court hears arguments on Louisiana abortion law

  • Description: The Supreme Court heard arguments on Louisiana’s Unsafe Abortion Protection Act on Wednesday, as justices questioned lawyers from both sides on the state’s safety regulations for abortion clinics, including a requirement that abortion doctors have admitting privileges at a local hospital. We take a look at what’s happening with Live Action’s Alison Howard.
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    • Alison Howard
      Alison Howard is the Director of Strategic Communications at Live Action, bringing over 8 years of experience in media, PR, and communications. Alison is a national speaker on life, marriage, and religious freedom issues. Alison has been featured on Fox News, ABC, NPR, The Christian Broadcasting Network, and other media outlets. Her work has been published in National Review Online, World Magazine, The Federalist, and The Blaze. Alison was named to Red Alert Politics “30 under 30” list and Christianity Today’s Reader’s Choice “33 under 33.”
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+  New Mentorship Program Helps Those Discerning Religious Life

  • Description: The Church badly needs religious vocations, and to foster them, we have to be able to provide discerning young adults with the tangible resources they need. Vocations Outreach, a student-led initiative at Franciscan University of Steubenville, recently announced a new mentorship program to assist young men and women discerning consecrated religious life. Cassidy Roderick joins us.
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    • Cassidy Roderick
      Cassidy Roderick is a graduate of Franciscan University, where she completed her bachelor's degree in theology and philosophy. She is currently finishing up her master's degree in Theology and Christian Ministry, also at Franciscan, and after finishing her degree she hopes to enter religious life. She started work on Vocations Outreach in the Fall of 2018 and has loved being a part of building this outreach.
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+  Talking with your Kids about Coronavirus

  • Description: The Diocese of Rome has canceled all public Masses until April 3 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. While we haven’t reached that threat level in the US, the outbreak is still a cause for concern. We’ll continue our look with Dr Phil Boucher.
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