October 2006

Leave it to a Canon Lawyer . . .

October 16, 2006

. . . from my friend Ed Peters, professor at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. Thanks to modern image enhancement, we now know what God was giving to Adam in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel masterpiece. Find out at: http://www.canonlaw.info/2006/10/thanks-to-modern-image-enhancement.html

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Great Time Meeting Fired-up Catholics

October 16, 2006

One of the pleasures of traveling around the country giving talks and conferences is having the opportunity to meet Catholics who are excited and on the march. There have always been such Catholics, I am told, but I think something is going on that doesn't happen all the time. I can't even tell you how [...]

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Talks this Weekend

October 12, 2006

My first stop is Friday evening in Springfield Missouri. I will be giving two talks and a "Stump Steve Ray Q & A" where contestants will win prizes for stumping the apologist! The two talks are my Conversion Story and Peter, the Rock, the Keys & the Chair. My second stop is in Davison Michigan [...]

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Join us in Rome & Asissi!

October 11, 2006

NEW!  Rome Pilgrimage In October 2007 is now Finalized. Click here for the Brochure! Steve & Janet have been to Rome over 45 times — exploring and filming, guiding and enjoying the history of our Church. Now they will take you to their favorite places in the Eternal City to follow the Footprints of Peter, Paul [...]

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Communion of Saints

October 11, 2006

What is That? Find out in my new Document filled with Quotations, Verses & Additional Resources on the Communion of the Saints. Feel free to download and print them out.

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“Communion of Saints” on Relevant Radio

October 11, 2006

Wednesday morning, October 11 Communion of Saints Sean Herriott at 8 AM EST on Morning Air Click here to listen to Steve and Sean Also, follow their links to listen to the archived show later. In this Q & A format Steve will discuss why we venerate the saints, how we can pray to them, the the stages of the [...]

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Two Speaking Venues this Weekend

October 10, 2006

This weekend Steve will be speaking in Springfield Missouri on Saturday and Davison Michigan on Sunday. Next week we leave for Israel to lead Legatus through the Holy Land, then for a week of research in Rome for filming Apostolic Fathers in April and leading our Rome pilgrimage in October 2007. Whew!

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“What if your parents were morons?”

October 9, 2006

On the first day of school, young Lucy took her seat in science class. The teacher began to explain why there was no God and why she was an atheist. The students all listened carefully. At the end of the class the teacher asked how many of the children wanted to be atheists like her. Not wanting to [...]

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Defending the Eucharist

October 7, 2006

New!  Defending the Eucharist In one of Steve's most enthusiastic and powerful talks he shows how the Eucharist was pregured in the Old Testament, how Catholic teaching is clearly taught in the New Testament, and how the early Church believed the SAME thing Catholics believe today. Steve takes on the Protestant criticisms of Catholic theology [...]

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Conference in Cincinnati Ohio

October 7, 2006

This weekend I joined Dr. Ray Guarendi in Cincinnati for the Catholic Women's Conference. The gymnasium was filled with over 400 marvelous sisters in Christ. It was a great day. Lonnie Brashear did a marvelous job organizing the event. Hopefully I will visit with them again some day. I had to severely abbreviate my talks and [...]

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“I’m so Sorry, Mr. President!”

October 7, 2006

Just heard a story on Fox News from James Baker about Ronald Reagan that's too good not to share. While Reagan was horseback riding with the Queen of England, the Queen's horse had a sudden gas attack and started expelling the gas as they climed a hill. The Queen looked back at Reagan and said [...]

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Prayer Book for Expectant Mothers

October 7, 2006

KARL KEATING'S E-LETTER "A friend of mine, Deacon Roy Barkley of Austin, has produced, in both English and Spanish, a prayer book for mothers of unborn babies. It's called "The Gabriel Prayer Book" because it is done in tandem with the Gabriel Project. Roy told me that he "wrote this little book to fill the [...]

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“You’re Excommunicated!”

October 5, 2006

These words have struck fear into many hearts, but they have not been heard much after Vatican II. I suspect, however, that these words will be heard more in the future — bravo! To often people think that an "anathema" or excommunication is a curse the Church puts on someone –condemning them to hell. However, that is [...]

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New Orthodox Canadian Catholic Magazine

October 5, 2006

Especially for those in Canada, check out Christus Veritas Magazine. Click here.

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There are nuts and then there are NUTS!

October 4, 2006

Almost every day I get an e-mail from a looney tune. This week is no different. Following is the core of the latest e-mail from a guy named James Y. Always nice to have a laugh during a busy day. Here is an excerpt from one of his meandering e-mails. He heard me on the radio and saw [...]

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Playground or Snake-infested Field?

October 3, 2006

When it Comes to Bible Study — We Need the Church! Imagine children running and tussling in the grass. Picture the playground unsupervised and lurking with deadly surroundings: a sharp cliff dropping down a thousand feet to one side, a field of landmines, poisonous snakes in the sand, and a bog of quicksand on the [...]

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