September 2007

Conference in Dubuque Iowa

September 16, 2007

Have you noticed how many Catholic conferences have sprung up all over the country in the last ten years? This is a move of the Spirit using Catholic lay people who want to spread and share the faith. They don't just sit around moaning about the problems, they DO something about it! Fr. Simon, Colleen Pasnik, [...]

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The Rape of Europe

September 16, 2007

Here is a good article on the Islamization of Europe, and then America. You can read The Rape of Europe here. In a similar vein, you can read my article Prepare for the Skyline of the Future here. The world is changing and I don't think the West is up to the responsibility and the  [...]

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Heidi Saxton’s Story

September 14, 2007

An Evangelical Wanderer comes home to the Catholic Church. Read Heidi Saxton's story here.

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From Cairo to Jerusalem

September 12, 2007

To see the whole pilgrimage with all the videos click here  orVisit www.FootprintsOfGodPilgrimages.com > The Pilgrimages > Virtual Pilgrimages > September 2007 Holy Land & Egypt Pilgrimage After a rousing good time on the Nile River cruise with dinner and dancing, we got up early to leave Cairo by 7 AM. We hoped to miss the horrendous [...]

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Full Day in Cairo Egypt

September 11, 2007

 To see the whole pilgrimage with all the videos click here  orVisit www.FootprintsOfGodPilgrimages.com > The Pilgrimages > Virtual Pilgrimages > September 2007 Holy Land & Egypt Pilgrimage Sixteen hour days don't leave much time for creating movies to upload to my blog :-) Today we started with the delicious breakfast buffet at the Oasis Hotel before heading [...]

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Heading for Cairo

September 10, 2007

To see the whole pilgrimage with all the videos click here  orVisit www.FootprintsOfGodPilgrimages.com > The Pilgrimages > Virtual Pilgrimages > September 2007 Holy Land & Egypt Pilgrimage Using my handheld to update you. We are on our two Egyptian buses traveling from Mt. Sinai to the Suez Canal and then to Cairo. Things are going well and [...]

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Today we Climb Mount Sinai!

September 10, 2007

 To see the whole pilgrimage with all the videos click here  orVisit www.FootprintsOfGodPilgrimages.com > The Pilgrimages > Virtual Pilgrimages > September 2007 Holy Land & Egypt Pilgrimage This is always a high point for any pilgrimage to Egypt — riding camels for three hours to get 2/3rds of the way up Mount Sinai. They we scramble the [...]

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Safe in Sinai

September 9, 2007

Everyone has arrived safe at Mount Sinai; they have already traveled up the mountain and back. Unfortunately the Egyptian infrastructure near Sinai hasn't caught on to the internet yet…so Steve couldn't post his daily journal and movie. Visit again tomorrow to get a more detailed update of the adventures in Egypt.

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Conversion Stories Galore!

September 9, 2007

Everyone loves a good conversion story so hundreds of people will love hundreds of conversion stories. Here are a bunch of them right at your fingertips. Read almost 100 Conversions stories from all religions and ways of life to the Catholic Church here on my website. My site will also provide links to other sites too.  [...]

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Day Seven – Final Day of Pilgrimage before Egypt

September 8, 2007

 To see the whole pilgrimage with all the videos click here  or Visit www.FootprintsOfGodPilgrimages.com > The Pilgrimages > Virtual Pilgrimages > September 2007 Holy Land & Egypt Pilgrimage People like to have some extra free time to absorb the Holy City of Jerusalem or take other adventures—or to catch up on sleep. So we always add a [...]

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What’s So Special about Holy Ground?

September 8, 2007

So what is so special about Holy Ground? The dirt and rocks look like any other dirt and rocks. But there is something very different about the land which is why pilgrims have traversed the world, endured much hardship, and fought to be here. Take a look at my article “Holy Ground, Holy Places.” This [...]

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Holy Land Pilgrimage Day 7

September 7, 2007

To see the whole pilgrimage with all the videos click here or Visit www.FootprintsOfGodPilgrimages.com > The Pilgrimages > Virtual Pilgrimages > September 2007 Holy Land & Egypt Pilgrimage We started later than usual today to let the pilgrims have a bit more sleep and because we have a light day. We took the bus again to [...]

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How Do We Know the Biblical Sites are Authentic?

September 7, 2007

Today we are visiting Bethlehem so it is a good time to discuss the authenticity of the Holy Sites. People always ask me: how do we know these are the real sites where Jesus and Mary lived and walked? It is a fair question, especially if people have paid a lot of money to visit [...]

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Fearless Christians in China

September 7, 2007

Great article from Chuck Colson's Breakpoint associated with Prison Fellowship Ministries. Click here and pray for China.

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Steve & Janet Ray’s Holy Land Pilgrimage – Day 6

September 6, 2007

To see the whole pilgrimage with all the videos click here  orVisit www.FootprintsOfGodPilgrimages.com > The Pilgrimages > Virtual Pilgrimages > September 2007 Holy Land & Egypt Pilgrimage We started early today to pray the Stations of the Cross along the Via Dolorosa before the shops opened and the streets filled with people. I will do it this [...]

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The Heavenly Surprise

September 6, 2007

You've probably seen this before, but it always makes me smile so I thought I would post it for those who may never have seen it before.

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