Kresta in the Afternoon – November 6, 2019 – Hour 2

+  Teachings from the Lord on Prayer - the 5 Rs of the Our Father

  • Description: In the Gospels of Luke and Matthew, the apostles ask Jesus to teach them to pray and he gives them the Lord’s Prayer. Msgr. Charles Pope joins us to break down this prayer, looking at the five disciplines it gives us.
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    • Msgr. Charles Pope
      Msgr. Charles Pope is the pastor of Holy Comforter St Cyprian parish in Washington, DC. Along with publishing a daily blog at the Archdiocese of Washington website, he has written in pastoral journals, conducted numerous retreats for priests and lay faithful, and has also conducted weekly Bible studies in the U.S. Congress and the White House. He was named a Monsignor in 2005. Visit
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+  Canada's Slippery Assisted Suicide Slope

  • Description: Canada’s 17-month-old legalized euthanasia/assisted suicide regime, praised as a model of restraint and balance by its supporters, appears to be heading for a major expansion — raising the specter of a law that will help to kill new classes of people who are ill and suffering. Is Canada about to slide all the way down the slippery slope of Euthanasia? Could the US do the same? We talk with Charles Lewis.
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    • Charles Lewis
      Charles Lewis is a former newspaper reporter and editor who now writes a regular column for the Toronto Catholic Register and writes on occasion for the National Catholic Register. He has been actively battling euthanasia since 2007. A serious painful spinal problem in 2011 made him realize just how dangerous euthanasia is.
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+  Christendom Fights Back Against Land O’ Lakes Conference

  • Description: It's been a little over 50 years since the Land O' Lakes Conference attempted to develop a more "modern" model and vision for Catholic universities. Since then, many of the participating schools have lost most of their Catholic identity. But not so with Christendom College, whose leaders have seen the errors of the Conference and attempted a radically different approach to education. Sam Phillips joins us.
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    • Sam Phillips
      Sam Phillips has been the Director of Admissions for Christendom College since July 2014. Prior to that, he served as Director of Admissions at The Avalon School in Maryland, as well as a teacher, baseball coach, and extra-curricular event organizer. He is a 2008 history major graduate of Christendom College, and while a student, was active in the drama club, the baseball team, and was a counselor for the Experience Christendom Summer Program. He and his wife, Katie, are the parents to five children: 3 boys, 2 girls.
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