October 2015

“Cultural Madness & Catholic Sanity” Conference in Detroit Area

October 8, 2015

If you live in SE Michigan I highly recommend you join Al Kresta and Teresa Tomeo with their conference exposing the craziness of our culture and the clarity and sanity within the Catholic Church and her teaching. Both of these speakers are on the cutting edge of these issues and are ready to teach the […]

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Questions I Answered on Catholic Answers Live from Malta: “Who was St. Paul?”

October 7, 2015

It was great doing the Catholic Answers Live show on St. Paul from the Island of Malta. Here are the questions I answered in a very lively hour. To listen on-line listen here. To download the Podcast click here. **************************************** 1. What are you doing on the Island of Malta and tell us of St. […]

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100 Converts (including Steve Ray) Call on Synod Fathers to Affirm Catholic Teaching

October 7, 2015

Catholic World News – October 06, 2015  (for the full letter we sent, please click here) Over 100 adult converts to the Catholic faith, most of them Americans, have signed an open letter calling upon the Synod of Bishops to affirm Catholic teaching on the indissolubility of marriage. The signatories include an Australian bishop (Bishop Peter […]

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On Malta ready to update on Relevant Radio

October 7, 2015

On Malta where St. Paul had a shipwreck. On Relevant Radio in one hour to share my adventures here. I found the fire tip of St. Paul’s Bay where tradition says the ship crashed and they scramble to shore. Lots of other things to share soon about this island and all her adventures here. Starting Friday I […]

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Synod on the Family: Pope Francis’ Address to First General Congregation

October 5, 2015

Synod 15 – Pope Francis’ Address to First General Congregation “Let us remember, however, that the Synod will be able to be a space of action of the Holy Spirit only if we, the participants, are clothed with apostolic courage, evangelical humility and confident prayer.” By Staff Reporter Vatican City, October 05, 2015 (ZENIT.org) Here […]

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Trying to Figure out the Pope and his Visit to the USA? What does being a Jesuit have to do with it? (Link Fixed)

October 3, 2015

Sorry the link did not work. Here is the correct link to the interview http://americamagazine.org/content/all-things/hes-disruptor-interview-first-things-editor-rr-reno-pope-francis-us-visit Right before he left New York for Philadelphia, “First Things” editor R. R. Reno discussed the Pope as a “disrupter” and discusses his visit to the USA. I found particularly interesting the section about how being a Jesuit has shaped […]

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Syrian Archbishop “Disturbed” By CIA Involvement in Conflict 

October 2, 2015

STEVE RAY HERE: After meeting with the Bishop of Jerusalem and talking to many people here in the Middle East I conclude that this bishop is absolutely correct. The United States is on the wrong side of this conflict and Russia is on the right side. President Asad has always protected the Christians and toppling […]

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Fr. Sean Sheridan’s Concluding Homily, Pilgrim’s Final Comments and Farewells from Israel

October 1, 2015

Fr. Sean’s homilies have been insightful, joyful and challenging. He is a class act and the perfect man to be president of Franciscan University of Steubenville.  We have planned to more trips with Franciscan University – A Family Holy Land Pilgrimage for kids, young people and young adults and Holy Land Part II in 2017. […]

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If Only Our Eyes Could See

October 1, 2015

Wouldn’t it be amazing to see what the angels see. We are so limited in our mortal bodies.

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Day 8 in Israel: Dead Sea, Camel Riding, Qumran, Jericho and more

October 1, 2015

This is one great group of pilgrims and another great day. I will post the homily and comments and farewells soon.  But here is the main part of the day as we went to the Israel Museum, Jordan River where Jesus was baptized, Jericho, Qumran, Dead Sea swimming and camel riding. Enjoy!

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