November 2006

Adult Stem Cells–not Embryonic

November 18, 2006

Stem-cell successes involve adult sources, not embryos Nov. 17 (CWNews.com) – Stem cells drawn from adult sources have shown promise in the treatment of muscular dystrophy in dogs, the journal Nature reports this week. Researchers found that by using stem cells obtained from mature animals, they could ease the symptoms of muscular dystrophy, allowing previously [...]

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Good Free Stuff

November 17, 2006

A friend sent me this list of sites where you can get free — and some almost free — Catholic materials. Enjoy! Excellent Catholic Musician: Karl Kohlhase, also a convert, his conversion story is on http://www.chnetwork.org/kkconv.htm.  All of his music is free, and can be downloaded at http://www.k4communications.com. Talks from Franciscan University Adult Conferences at [...]

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The Church is a Kingdom, not a Democracy

November 16, 2006

CWNews: Vatican leaders huddle, reaffirm celibacy "Whenever Church leaders gather to discuss Catholic doctrine, there are some reporters who expect major changes. They themselves are so thoroughly persuaded that Church teachings should change, they always seem surprised when Catholic leaders think otherwise. "Well, this week, in the US and at the Vatican, Catholic leaders thought [...]

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Made My Day!

November 15, 2006

         

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Wallpaper for your Computer Screen

November 14, 2006

I have taken lots of nice pictures of biblical and historical sites around the world and now I provide many of them for you to use as Wallpaper for your computer screens. From the dome of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to the Altar at the Church of the Annunciation, from the ruins of [...]

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From Southern Baptist to Catholic

November 14, 2006

From Southern Baptist, to Wandering without God, to Iraq, to the Catholic Church David M. Lalejini's Story For hundreds of other Conversion Stories and resoources, click here. Please submit your OWN story, click here!

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Ankerberg’s Aweigh (or weightless)

November 13, 2006

Protestants & Catholics: Do They Now Agree? Steve Challenges Ankerberg's book and those who wrote introductions: MacArthur, Kennedy and Sproul Protestant anti-Catholic John Ankerberg wrote this book a while ago, but because we talked about it on Relevant Radio today I thought I would post my letter for others to read. I chose a few of the [...]

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Demon of a Riddle

November 13, 2006

From where God placed me I did fall, I knew the Christ and knew of Paul. They showed great power, this is true, But I would never flee from you. For though your number was complete, I was not one you could defeat. When you told me to go my way I thought I’d have [...]

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Special “Journey Home” Show

November 13, 2006

From my friend Rod Bennett: "Just want to notify you guys of a truly great event in the history of TV, happening tonight at 8PM EST (7 CST, 5 on the left coast). It's Marcus Grodi's The Journey Home program on EWTN featuring my good friend and role model Mrs. Leona Choy! "Despite her last [...]

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Discovering Gold in the Country

November 11, 2006

Right now I am sitting in Chicago's O'Hare Airport writing this on my handheld while waiting for my plane back home. Last night I drove through a thundering lighting storm, road construction and Friday rush hour traffic in the dark from O'Hare Airport out to the farm country in Illinois. It took hours! I finally [...]

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Christmas Shopping in Bethlehem

November 9, 2006

Support Christians in the Holy Land Purchase Christmas Gifts from the Holy Land   Also, very nice Jewish Products from my friend Alex at www.JesusBoat.com

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Thursday’s Feast: My Friend’s Thoughts on St. John Lateran Church

November 8, 2006

To visit this church with Steve and Janet, join their Rome Pilgrimage in October 2007. *********************************** NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER, by Bob HorningThe first time that I went to Rome, I thought I was going in order to see St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, the Coliseum, the catacombs…  All of which I did see, and [...]

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Steve Ray’s New Book

November 7, 2006

Steve Ray's New Book: Faith for Beginners Steve's long-awaited new book has been released. Faith For Beginners: Understanding the Creeds in the Catholic Answers Beginner Series written with Dennis Walters. The Apostles’ and Nicene Creeds are prayers most Catholics take for granted. We pray them by rote when we say the Rosary or go to [...]

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Found A Heart of Gold

November 6, 2006

We met him three years ago and liked him from the start. He worked in the Aurelia Residence where we stay in Rome. He was a typical Filipino — friendly, courteous, and Catholic. We got to know him over the months along with the other wonderful folks that work there including Diana, Paula, and Genaro. [...]

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Evangelical Scandal

November 4, 2006

FOX NEWS: Evangelical Leader Admits to Buying Meth, Denies Using (Latest from MSNBS, see below.) Embattled national evangelical leader the Rev. Ted Haggard admitted Friday that he bought methamphetamines and received a massage from a gay prostitute, but denies he ever used the drug or had sex with the man. "I bought it for myself [...]

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Maybe We’re a Little Eccentric

November 4, 2006

Most people love watching sports or playing golf or going to the movies — that's what gives them a thrill. Janet and I are probably considered a bit strange by most people because we usually get excited about different kinds of things. Today while exploring new churches and places in Rome — remember, I've heard [...]

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