August 2006

Trouble in the Land They Call the 5th Gospel

August 18, 2006

New!   Interview with Steve Ray on front page of the National Catholic Register "Trouble in the Land They Call the 5th Gospel" Page 1, Page 2

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New Conversion Story — Anastasia

August 18, 2006

New!  Anastasia's Conversion Story. From Teenage Hippie Spawn to Devoted Catholic.   Enjoy! For other stories, click here.

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Incredible Picture of my Wife

August 18, 2006

I was speaking at the Defending the Faith Conference at Franciscan University in Steubenville Ohio. There were video cameras on me but the cameras were also scanning the audience. Large screen TVs were on in the front. Dan Kaighin took a picture at the exact moment the video hit my wife's face. Dan caught the picture [...]

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Our Pilgrimages to Israel

August 18, 2006

Our pilgrimages to the Holy Land are progressing FULL STEAM ahead! Things have quieted down in the north making it safe for pilgrims to again tour the northern areas. The South — especially around Jerusalem — has always been "business as usual." For my "Safety Update" and more about our upcoming pilgrimages, please click here [...]

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Searching the Word – Relevant Radio

August 17, 2006

Steve joins Chuck Neff on Relevant Radio's "Searching the Word" on Thursday at 1 PM EST. For more info, click on the sign to the right. Listen to the archived show. Questions answered on the show: 1) My Protestant friend likes your videos but refuses to baptise their children. How do I explain the biblical basis [...]

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Liturgical Dance-free Zone

August 17, 2006

I saw this image on a website and it made me chuckle so I pass it along. It was on the Assumption Grotto-related blog. If you live in the Detroit area, you may want to visit Fr. Perrone and the fine priests at Assumption Grotto (where Fr. John Hardon used to live and celebrate Mass). [...]

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We’ve Just Hit 1,000,000 Posts!!

August 16, 2006

Yesterday at 4:40 PM, Tatsu posted a message on our Discussion Forums without knowing it would be the 1 millionth post! Defenders of the Catholic Faith Message Board has extremely active for many years. Our administrator is Genny who's screen name is Signum Crucis. This board would not be possible without Siggy's dedicated and loyal administration. [...]

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Who Is This Guy?

August 15, 2006

 If I didn't know better, I'd think I know this guy. But, I must be mistaken since the guy I know is Jerusalem Jones, not Indiana Jones. But he still looks familiar.

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Assumption of Mary

August 15, 2006

Tuesday morning, August 15 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sean Herriott at 7 AM EST on Morning Air Teresa Tomeo at 9:30 AM EST on Catholic Connections. Click here to listen to Steve and Sean — click here to listen to Steve and Teresa on line. Also, follow their links to listen to the [...]

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Emily Runs 5 Miles!

August 13, 2006

Our 14 year old daughter will join the Cross Country team at her Catholic High School — St. Gabrial Richard. In preparation she has been running and training. Last Saturday she ran "through Hell" with her older brother Jesse who is training for a Marathon. There is a town in Michigan named Hell — and [...]

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Defending my Comments in National Catholic Register

August 13, 2006

National Catholic Register interviewed me for the front page of their August 6-12, 2006 issue. The interview was entitled Trouble in the Land They Call the Fifth Gospel. You can read the interview now by clicking on my blog entry here. In the interview, which was conducted during the first few days of the Lebanon-Israel [...]

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New Pictures in Photo Albums

August 12, 2006

I have added new pictures to our Current & New Photo Album. We have many Photo Albums with hundreds of pictures. Enjoy!

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Get a Kleenex Before Watching

August 11, 2006

A good friend – Catholic author and editor Paul Thigpen — sent me this link to a VERY moving video clip along with the even more moving story. This shows the dignity of the human person and the love of Christ. The story was featured in Sport's Illustrated. I teared up (I admit it) Watch the joy and [...]

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Melanie’s Story: Catholic Marries into Anti-Catholic Family

August 11, 2006

Read Melanie's story — just submitted to our Conversion Story page. What happened to her husband? You'll have to read the story to find out :-) Click here for the story in Microsoft Word.

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My Interview with National Catholic Register

August 9, 2006

In the last issue of National Catholic Register (link to the paper, not the article) they published an interview with me on the front page. I thought it turned out nicely. Two people have written me to criticize me for my comments on the conflict in the Middle East. The interview was given only a few [...]

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Maybe Out of Touch

August 7, 2006

We are on the Holland America Zaatardam and we are pulling away from Juneau Alaska and putting out to sea. Once away from shore we will probably lose touch with the world. Mark Shea, Patrick Madrid, Gale Buckley and othe s a here too. Opps, I better finish before the lights of Juneau disappear and [...]

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