Monday, January 14, 2008

Two Hours on Catholic Answers Live

by Steve Ray on January 14, 2008

Catholic Answers Live

First Hour: Apostolic Fathers
Second Hour: Open Line Q & A

Listen to the Archived Shows, here and here (other listening options, click here & here)

1)  How should we take the advice of the Church Fathers? What about the ones who left the Faith?
2)  Did any of the Apostolic Fathers comment specifically on the Eucharist?
3)  How did St. Jerome influence the early Church? Did he reject the Deutero-canonical books in the Bible?
4)  How did the Apostolic Father influence me in my conversion to the Catholic Church, especially regarding the Eucharist?
5)  Did the Church Fathers believe in the Immaculate Conception?
6)  What do we know about the ProtoEvangelium of James? Can we trust it?
7)  Is the directive in Scripture about coverings cultural or morally required for all times?
8)  How should we understand Mary's role in in Jesus' mission?
9)  How do we know that the words of the Church Fathers have not been corrupted or changed? How was the Passover changed into the Lord's Supper?
10)  What are Indulgences and how do diminish temporal sins?
11)  Is it safe to go to the Holy Land? Ann comments on her pilgrimage with Steve
12)  Is it OK to add water from the Jordan River into the baptismal font at church?
13)  What do the New Testament words "brothers" and "cousin" mean? How should we understand them related to Elizabeth and the brothers of Jesus?
14)  Can Roman Catholics be Free Masons?
15)  Was Ismael the father of Muslims and is Allah the same God Christians worship?
16)  Was Mary the host at Cana and what was in the water jars? What was Mary's role?
17)  Did the sin in Eden cause physical as well as spiritual death?


CrossingTheTiberSm.jpgSteve will be on two radio shows today: Searching the Word on Relevant Radio from 1-2 PM Eastern which you can listen to on-line here by visiting We will discuss how we are saved — by "faith alone"? We will ask the question "Are you Born Again?" For more on this see my blog here and for many of my free resources, especially on baptism and being born again, visit here (right below). My book Crossing the Tiber goes into great detail on Baptism.


ApostolicFathersCoverSm.jpgThe second show today is Catholic Answers Live tonight at 6 PM Eastern time which you can listen to here or by visiting to discuss the Apostolic Fathers. To download his free Apostolic Fathers' Timeline and to learn more about the DVD "Apostolic Fathers: Handing on the Faith," click here. To listen to the show on-line, click here.TimelineAFSm.jpg