Family and Kids

Screen Shot 2021-03-06 at 11.02.30 AMLately at noon Janet and I receive a FaceTime call from James. He is almost 3 years old. He calls because he wants to pray the Angelus with us over the iPhone.

Here he is praying the Angelus with our daughter. This is way to cute. We had to share it.


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Screen Shot 2021-01-29 at 3.12.18 PMClick HERE to register for free or just to learn more. My talk will be on “How to Keep Your Kids Catholic.”

I may be the oldest of the speakers with the largest family. We now have 18 great Catholic grandkids. AND, they know and defend the Faith without hesitation.

You too can raise such kids and grandkids. It takes a plan, and I will share with you the plan my wife and I developed 44 years ago when we got married.

How can we raise rebels? Isn’t “rebel” a bad thing? No, not if it is raising rebels against the Culture of Death and Relativism. Independent kids that are counter-cultural and ready to defend the teachings and morality of the Catholic Church.

Want to hear four of my teenage grandkids discuss the Catholic Truth? Check out the video below.

To join the free Men’s conference to hear my talk “Keeping Your Kids Catholic” and that of many others, click HERE.


I just did a 20-minute radio interview with Teresa Tomeo on Ave Maria Radio and EWTN which will be aired at 9:40 AM Eastern. She asked me to post my Talking Points that I sent to her along with our recent family picture, so here they are. Thanks for the great show, Teresa.



Here are several links to my 1-hour Zoom interview with Homeschooling Conference about love and marriage, sex and romance.


2 Minute Audios: Steve’s 6 Rules for Dealing with Non-Catholic Family & Friends

January 19, 2021

People always ask, “What do I say to my husband…?”  or “How do I get my kids back in the Church?  or  “I am getting no where trying to tell my friend about my Faith.” Well Steve came up with Six Rules to help you deal with non-Catholics – especially family and friends. To read […]

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What Does it Mean to be a Good Catholic Grandparent? Interesting Interview

January 14, 2021

Earlier this week I was interviewed for an hour by Fr. Robert McTeigue SJ on his show “The Catholic Current” on “Station of the Cross Radio. Our topic was about how to be a good and effective grandparent. What can we do to encourage and help our grandkids stay strong Catholics? What if things have failed […]

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Janet and me 44 years ago today, December 4, 1976 – Blessed man I am

December 4, 2020

Seems like a long time ago. Seems like yesterday. I loved her then. I love her more now. Little did we know what we were getting started, but we had every intention of getting it started. We look back with joy at what God has done in our lives including our four great kids with […]

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Happy Birthday Mom! You Made it to 99 Years!

November 11, 2020

Happy Birthday to my Mom who will turn 99 years old. No one who sees her believes she that old. The cool thing is she is sharp as a tack, witty with her good sense of humor, deeply in love with Jesus and praying for everyone. The bad thing is we are not allowed to […]

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This is a day the Lord has made!

November 8, 2020

Great seats at Mass today! Time to set aside frustrations and anxiety and to worship the Lord! “This is the day which the Lord has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.” Psalm 118:24

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Biblical Meal…Sparrow! Should we Try?

October 4, 2020

I wondered why Jesus made the comment that two sparrows were sold for a penny (Mt 10:29) and five sparrows sold for two pennies (Lk 12:6). Well after a little research, I found out and we gave it a try :-) Earlier post about eating grasshoppers and also mentioning sparrows.

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Grandson Josh’s latest piano composition

October 3, 2020

For those who have enjoyed following the progress of my grandson Josh Ray with his piano here is his latest composition. He is really quite talented and we’ve known it from a young age and we enjoy watching and encouraging and helping him with his lessons.

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Am I Sick? Naw, I Don’t Think So, Just Feeding the Turkey Vultures

July 31, 2020

The lady at the pet store told me I was a sick individual. I didn’t think so, but then again I am biased and think I’m OK – and my wife tends to agree with me. The whole thing started because of a small hobby of mine. When I was a little boy my dad bought […]

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My Grandson Damian Brown, as crazy as his grandpa as a boy!

July 6, 2020
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Telling our Emotional Story of Answered Prayer from St. JP II after a personal meeting with him

May 28, 2020

Janet and I had an incredible meeting with Pope John Paul II in 2000. My wife had a special prayer request for him. We told the story for the first time while on the air with Spirit Catholic Radio this morning. Here is a picture of Janet asking the Pope, now St. Pope John Paul […]

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St. Pope John Paul II Prays for Janet

May 18, 2020

Happy 100th Birthday St. JP II! It was in the Jubilee year of 2000 when we were in Rome with our kids. The Pope invited us to his private Mass. Afterward we were able to meet and speak with him. I presented him with my book Upon this Rock and Janet asked him to pray her her […]

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Today we visited my 98 1/2-year-old Mom from outside the window

May 10, 2020
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