Kresta in the Afternoon
Well-known Catholic speaker and author Al Kresta speaks with people from all walks of life on various topics of the day, and about their walk with the Lord.
2021-09-23 - Sweden’s Leading Protestant Pastor Becomes Catholic
Ulf Ekman, formerly Sweden’s leading Protestant pastor, shares his journey to the Church. History of Church and medicine with Mike Aquilina and Monica Miller reacts to Pope Francis’ recent comments on abortion.
2021-09-22 - Spiritual Tips from Mother Angelica
In hour 1 What advice can Al give on vaccines and masks? Peter Flies shares why getting a DUI was the best day of his life, and in hour 2 Doug Keck shares spiritual advice from Mother Angelica, JD Flynn looks in on vaccine rules at the Vatican and Canada, and Al discusses Pope Francis’ comments on abortion and the Eucharist.
2021-09-21 - Using Words Wisely
In hour 1 We discuss social media, using words wisely, Afghanistan, and companies that are coming out against Texas’ pro-life law, and in hour 2 We dive into the Gospel of Matthew with Steve Ray.
2021-09-20 - St. Januarius’ Blood Liquefies
In hour 1 Guest Host Matthew Bunson talks with Kelsey Wicks about a Christian man stranded in Kabul and Michael O’Neill tells the story of St Januarius, and in hour 2 Teresa Tomeo look at TIME’s 100 Most Influential people and Patrick Laurence discusses St Juniperro Serra.
2021-09-17 - Putting Atheism on Trial
In hour 1 We put atheism on trial with Louis Markos, and in hour 2 What is it mean to be in the midst of suffering? We’ll talk with Pat Schwenk who is battling cancer.
2021-09-16 - The Biblical Roots of the Church
In hour 1 Al takes a look at Critical Race Theory and Dr. Ray Guarendi has advice for life from Jesus, and in hour 2 We look at the Biblical roots of the Church with Tom Nash.
2021-09-15 - God Reveals Himself through the Temple
In hour 1 Dr. Steven Smith explains the Biblical theology of the Temple and how God has made a covenant with His people, and in hour 2 What did Pope Francis say about pro-abortion politicians? Matthew Bunson joins us and Henry Olsen looks at the future of Conservative politics.
2021-09-14 - How 9/11 Helped me Discover my Vocation
In hour 1 Fr. Tom Colucci tells us how serving as a firefighter on 9/11 helped him find his priestly vocation and Petr Jasek shares his experience being locked in a jail cell with ISIS fighters, and in hour 2 Jason Shanks shows how Catholics are developing innovative ideas for building the Church and George Weigel discusses the writings of Fr Paul Mankowski.
2021-09-13 - A 9/11 Story of Hope, Humanity and Love
In hour 1 Jim DeFede tells the incredible story of how the people of Gander, Newfoundland opened their doors on 9/11 for stranded travelers who had “Come from away,” and in hour 2 We speak with former Vatican Ambassador Jim Nicholson about how John Paul II reacted to 9/11.
2021-09-10 - The Cross at Ground Zero
We commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by looking back at programming from that week.
2021-09-09 - The World’s Debt to the Church
In hour 1 Steve Weidenkopf details times the Church has risen out of great turmoil, and in hour 2 We look at how President Biden has become progressively more pro-abortion and hear the story of an Italian policeman who may become a saint.
2021-09-08 - Champions of the Rosary
In hour 1 Bishop Fabre of Louisiana tells us about Hurricane Ida relief efforts and Matthew Bunson reports from Budapest at the International Eucharistic Congress, and in hour 2 We celebrate the Nativity of our Blessed Mother with Fr David Meconi and Fr Donald Calloway.
2021-09-07 - Father Mitch Pacwa and Christian Smith
In hour 1, Al and Father Mitch Pacwa look at Christ's plan for the Priests. In the second hour of the show, Christian Smith joins Al to discuss what atheism can't deliver.
2021-09-06 - Catholicism and the Business World
In hour 1 Al shares his thoughts on Rerum Novarum and the Communist Manifesto and Brett Beasley explains what super-automation does for the job market, and in hour 2 John Abbate shares his testimony as a Catholic businessman and Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle explains how we can reclaim Sundays.