Kresta in the Afternoon – October 1, 2009 – Hour 2

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    Topic One – Kresta Comments – Health Care Debate on Abortion

    Topic Two – Olivia and the Little Way

    Fifth grader Olivia Thomas has moved to a new school in a new state, and is eager to make friends! Her best friend quickly becomes someone she has never seen — St. Thérèse of Lisieux. Follow Olivia's trials as she tries to fit in at St. Michael's School.  With the help of her grandmother, she learns about the "Little Way" of serving God and how it can change everything! On this feast of St. Therese, we talk with Nancy Carabio Belanger, author of Olivia and the Little Way.
    Topic Three – A Catholic View of Literary Classics – Part 2 of 10: Hamlet

    We continue our 10-week series examining Classic Literature from a Catholic perspective. Acclaimed literary biographer Joseph Pearce is the editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions and will be our guide. We will ensure that traditional moral readings of the works are given prominence, instead of the feminist or deconstructionist readings that often proliferate in other series of 'critical editions'. As such, they represent a genuine extension of consumer choice, enabling educators, students, and lovers of good literature to buy editions of classic literary works without having to 'buy into' the ideologies of secular fundamentalism. Today, we examine Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

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