Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Today on Kresta in the Afternoon - August 6, 2013

Talking about the "things that matter most" on August 6

4:00 – Kresta Comments: Nathan Lean – Intellectual Bully

4:20 – Dominican Spirituality
The Dominican Province of the of the Most Holy Name of Jesus is an international community of Friars Preachers, called by the Roman Catholic Church to evangelize in the name of Jesus Christ, especially in the Western United States and in some foreign missions. In cities and university communities particularly, they manifest special concern for faith issues, justice, peace, and outreach to those not touched by the Church's common ministry. The distinctive Dominican charism is nourished by their common life in priories, which sustains liturgical prayer, encourages simplicity, fosters contemplative study, and guarantees democratic government. Fr. Brian Kromholtz of the order tells us about Dominican spirituality.

4:40 – The Blood and the Rose
On December 9, 1531, the Blessed Virgin Mary first appeared to Juan Diego, an ordinary man of extraordinary faith. Juan Diego humbly embraced the call to serve as a Messenger Eagle. Today this apparition is known as "the Virgin of Guadalupe."The beautiful miracle of that day is chronicled in this story that begins with Mary's faith filled yes. This eternal struggle of good versus evil is the battle for our souls. This story has now come to video I “The Blood and the Rose.” We talk to producer and director Tim Watkins.

5:00 – Kresta Comments: Nathan Lean – Intellectual Bully

5:20 – The Role of a Catholic University
We all know the disgrace of Catholic Higher Education over the last 50 years. Schools that bear almost no resemblance to their previous orthodoxy and witness in the classroom or in student life. John Garvey, President of Catholic University of America is here to discuss the role of a Catholic University and how we can recover it.

5:40 – Restoring the Truth, Beauty and Goodness of the Church’s Art
The Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums is a select group of people dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of the vast and unique collection of art contained in the Vatican Museums. The Patrons have been in existence since 1982 when a major exhibition of Vatican art toured the United States in New York, Chicago and San Francisco. Restoration of the art contained in the exhibition was made possible by donors recognizing the unique opportunity to participate in the work of the Vatican Museums. One year later, the Patrons organization was officially launched.  Fr. Mark Hadu, international director of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums, joins us.



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