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  • Al Kresta: Missionary Looking Inward, Then Outward

    09/29/2013 2:49:55 PM PDT · by NYer · 3 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | September 27, 2013 | John Burger
    What will it take to save Western culture? What will it take to turn things around in an America that seems to have turned its back on its Judeao-Christian foundations? Al Kresta doesn’t see it happening—at least not until the Church changes first. Kresta, the long-time host of the popular “Kresta in the Afternoon” talk show, is the author of Dangers to the Faith: Recognizing Catholicism’s 21st-Century Opponents (OSV, 2013). Though the new book focuses largely on external threats—cults, scientific materialism and atheism, historical revisionism, secularism and consumerism—Kresta also touches on internal dangers, such as the complacency of some...
  • EWTN Journey Home - Monday Oct. 1 - Al Kresta (former Evangelical) [conversion story below]

    10/01/2007 9:06:03 AM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies · 607+ views
    Why I Returned to the Catholic Church (Al Kresta) Monday, February 06, 2006 br />This is why I returned to the Catholic Church, not necessarily why you ought to. I'm more than happy to make a presentation some night to say why you ought to. This is my story of how I returned. I was raised Roman Catholic, in a church-going, sacrament-receiving home. I have, really, very positive memories of my upbringing. I liked it. It was kind of mysterious. I remember going there, and there was the Eucharist, and that was Jesus, and the church was in hushed...
  • Al Kresta in Critical Condition

    02/20/2003 6:03:04 PM PST · by BlessedBeGod · 26 replies · 36+ views
    Ave Maria Radio ^ | 02-19-2003 09:31 AM ET | Nick Thomm, Sally Kresta
    ANN ARBOR, MI, WED., 2/19/03 Al Kresta, host of the syndicated Catholic radio talk show, Kresta in the Afternoon, was listed in critical condition, after emergency surgery to remove the lower portion of his left leg. He had been in intensive care since about 2:00 a.m. Tuesday, suffering severe leg and back pain along with swelling in the limbs and fluctuating blood pressure. After close observation, doctors became alarmed when blotches appeared on Krestas leg, due to sepsis (blood poisoning) from an infection of unknown origin. Exploratory surgery was undertaken at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, and it was determined...