Conferences

Nothing like standing in front of an excited group of on-fire Catholics wanting to learn and grow in the truth of our Faith. To see eager eyes and ready ears inspires me.

Kids love these talks too – because of the energetic style and delivery full of content and good stories.

What a thrill to have so many young people come up afterward and thank me for turning them on to a deeper understanding and a fun time. Kids in an audience are great and to see their lives affected for the better is a thrill.

We have lots of talks and materials. Click the image for a complete list with categories – from Bible Study and Apologetics/Evangelization to Atheism and Islam.

Biblical characters like Abraham, Moses, Mary and St. Paul are excellent vehicles for relaying the biblical and Catholic truth in an exciting way that is easy to relate to.

New talks include: The Shoud of Turin & Tilma of Guadalupe, The Necessary Road to Holiness, How Does a John Paul II Catholic Survive in a Pope Francis World, and more.

Looking for a conference speaker for an exciting parish mission? Check out Steve’s www.InviteSteve.com for more info, schedules, topics and lots of pictures and recommendations.

Most of these talks are also available for purchase at www.SteveRaysStore.com

Talks

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With Great Friends in Wichita Kansas

by Steve Ray on August 3, 2019

IMG_8025It is always great being with 4,000 on-fire Catholics who bring their whole families to be recharged and full of life. Catholics are marvelous folks. Love being with old friends like Terry Barber, Fr. Callaway, Dr. Ray Guarendi, Tim Staples and Bishop Kemme. A lot of other great folks too.

I was blessed to be able to speak on “The Shroud of Turin: God’s Love Letter Written with his Own Blood” and “A Virtual Tour of the Life of St. Paul.”

0713D35B-0056-408D-A083-ED08DAA39679Next on our way to 6 days alone with our 4 kids and 16 grandkids! Lovely! Then to EWTN in Alabama for two TV shows (EWTN Live with Fr. Mitch Pacwa and Bookmarks with Doug Keck, then to speak in Indianapolis before embarking on our sold-out pilgrimage to Poland. God is good! Pray for us!

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5EDA6650-91A9-4B97-A992-9B6FC3ECC225What is it like to be among 35,000+ enthusiastic Catholics from every conceivable language, skin color, national culture and income level — all gathered to worship Jesus Christ and revel in the beauty of the Universal Catholic Church?

You realize you are not alone. You are part of a huge family, an army, a spiritual kingdom! It is invigorating and inspiring.

0DE3379B-D45E-4645-AF6B-D3B2089FA373My good friend Liz Lev (our guide for our Rome pilgrimages) gave a excellent talk on art and how it affects us in the church and how we need to reclaim our history. I followed her with my talk on the Shroud of Turin and evidence which is beyond reputation for the truth of Catholicism.

F4A4ED80-5A04-49C4-B967-33C9AB25CDFBIt was a busy day with talking with lots of people and four radio interviews and a great time together.

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Talks in Napa California

November 15, 2018

I am speaking at St. Apollinarius Chuch in Napa CA Friday and Saturday. “Raising Kids to Love the Faith” and “Swimming Upstream in a Pagan Culture” After that, some good Napa ? 

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On my way to Des Moines Iowa to give 2 Talks to 10,000 people

September 28, 2018

The Christ Our Life Conference invited me to come to the Wells Fargo Conference Center in Des Moines Iowa to give two talks to 10,000 good Catholic folks. I will be joining Matt Fradd and Bishop Baron. My talk on Saturday is a new talk for me. It will give evidence for the truth of […]

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Join us for the 40th Anniversary of Ignatius Press

September 23, 2018

Steve Ray here. I am happy to be part of the celebration. After working with Ignatius Press for over 20 years (5 books and 10 movies), I consider them the best Catholic publisher in the country — one that is doing great work in keeping the faithful informed with the best books, movies, educational materials, […]

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Great Friends at Steubenville Conference

July 28, 2018

Fr. David Merconi SJ, Dr. Scott and Kimberly Hahn, me (Steve Ray), Holly Ordway, Mark Hart, Dr. Carrie Gress, Patrick Madrid, Trent Horn and Mike Aquila. Others on the speaking team but not in the picture were Al Kresta, Leah Darrow and Fr. Paul Scalia. It was very enjoyable being with a lot of these […]

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On my way to Steubenville – Interesting, Politically-incorrect Talks to give

July 27, 2018

Update:   One comment, representative of many, after my talk: Hi Steve, We spoke briefly Fri night in the fieldhouse and you were somewhat anxious about your main presentation on Sat. And yet, you received the most enthusiastic ovation afterward. I really appreciate your remarks, all of them. You needed to speak forcefully and you did […]

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Arriving in Nebraska! Excited about New Talk!

July 20, 2018

I’ll be landing in Omaha Nebraska very soon and meeting up with Jim Carroll from Spirit Catholic Radio. They are beginning the celebration of their 20th anniversary on the air. I am proud to be their kick off event! I will be speaking Friday night in Omaha and on Saturday in Lincoln and Grand Island […]

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Speaking on Islam at Steubenville

June 18, 2018

In July I’m speaking at the Defending the Faith Conference at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. My main topic is VERY politically incorrect. “Islam: What Every Infidel Should Know.” I will also be giving my talk “Swimming Upstream, Living a Catholic Life in a Non-Christian World.” I’m sharing what I’ve learned from many years in […]

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Updated List of Steve’s Talks for Conferences, Missions

August 12, 2017

Here is an updated list of my talks for conferences and parish missions, radio shows and more. I’ve added a talk on “Angels: Good, Bad & Guardian: the A to Z of Angels.” Also updated my Straight Talk to Teens and reminding of my updated Islam: What Every Infidel Should Know. To contact me about […]

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Janet talks about pilgrimages

May 12, 2017

You always hear Steve talking – but here is Janet in a 14 minute description of pilgrimages and what they mean to her and how she views travel, pilgrimages, the Bible and spirituality – from her perspective.

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Gibraltar Broadcasting Corp. Interviewed us on the “Rock” – Marvelous Production

May 10, 2017

I must say that Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation did a very fine job of interviewing Janet and I about our recent visit and conference at the “Rock of Gibraltar.” They not only did a fine interview but interspersed it with pictures and segments of my talks. I was invited to give a weekend conference at the […]

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Speaking at King’s College Scranton PA

May 6, 2017

Catholic Men’s Conference near Scranton Pennsylvania. Seven hundred great authentic Christians love being here with them. They build my faith.

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Met a Friend in Greenville SC : Fr. Dwight Longenecker

March 5, 2017

We’ve corresponded and known about each other but yesterday we met at the South Carolina Men’s Conference. I love converts and his story is especially interesting, converting from an Anglican priest in England to a Catholic priest in South Carolina. He’s finishing up a book and the Magi and we discussed plans for a pilgrimage […]

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A Talk with 2 Purposes: Teach Foundations of our Faith & Demonstrate Verbum Catholic Software

February 18, 2017

A while ago I gave a talk in Ann Arbor entitled “The Foundations of our Faith: Scripture, Tradition & Magisterium.” (Watch the video below.) As I love to do, I tied the Old and New Testaments together and showed the continuity that lays the foundation for who and what we are as Catholics today. But my […]

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