March 2008

How Long was Jesus on the Cross — Do the Gospels Conflict?

March 19, 2008

Do the Gospels Conflict?How Long was Jesus on the Cross? The question intrigued me sufficiently enough that I spent the best part of a day working on it. There seems to be a contradiction in the Gospels, mentioning different times for the crucifixion. Maybe someone forgot to check their watch! Mark says Jesus was crucified at [...]

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Pro-life Catholics Support McCain

March 18, 2008

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Preparing Footprints for EWTN

March 17, 2008

Today Janet and I — along with Joe Reynolds of Skyline Productions — were filming on South Mountain outside Phoenix Arizona. We were filming several closes for the 21  30-minute edited segments of our Footprints of God DVD series which will soon be airing on EWTN. We are currently editing the series into 30 minute [...]

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Priestly Vocations in America: Recent Trends

March 17, 2008

Click here to read the article in Catholic World Report.

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Congratulations & New Interview

March 17, 2008

Ignatius Insight has just posted a new interview with Steve Ray on his newest award-winning DVD release: Apostolic Fathers: Handing on the Faith . You can read it here. You can also see a video clip from our DVD.

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Evangelicals Return to Catholic Traditions

March 15, 2008

Fundamentlists and Evangelicals are rightfully feeling adrift. Protestantism is blowing itself apart (even though many of the little factions think THEY are in the right). Splitting, fragmenting, and drifting. Many feel like lost souls looking for a real home. They have been shopping for a church like they've been searching for a restaurant — one that satisfies [...]

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Perpetual Virginity of Mary

March 14, 2008

Here is a very interesting article on the Ever-virginity of Mary based on observations taken from Numbers 30 in the Old Testament. It addresses the question of whether a Jewish woman would have taken a pledge of sexual abstinence. You can read this article here .

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Apostolic Fathers DVD Wins 1st in Telly Awards

March 13, 2008

In the words of Joe Reynolds of Skyline Production: I just received word that Apostolic Fathers has placed 1st in the Telly Awards out of 14,000 entries. The documentary won in the category of Religion/Spirituality.   I am very proud of this accomplishment and of the team that made it possible — starting with Mark [...]

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On our Way to Oklahoma, then Phoenix

March 13, 2008

Janet and I are on our way to Oklahoma for two conferences. I will give my conversion story twice, a Virtual Tour of the Life of Mary, a Defense of the Eucharist, and a talk entitled "Peter, the Rock, the Keys & the Chair." After that we head to Phoenix Arizona — to our studio [...]

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Fewer Catholics Leave for Fundamentalism

March 12, 2008

Referring to the Pew Report, which states that many Catholics are leaving the Church (even though there is an increase in seminarians and priests), my friend Karl Keating has some interesting observations. Here is an excerpt from his most recent E-Letter: Perhaps the greatest change is in the number of people leaving the Church. Many [...]

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Thousands in U.S. to Join Church: They Found a Home

March 12, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 11, 2008 (Zenit.org).- Tens of thousands of Americans will join the Catholic Church this Holy Saturday through the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. . . .The numbers vary across dioceses. The Diocese of Orange, California, for example, will baptize more than 650 people and welcome more than 500 others into full [...]

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Clever Song in Response to Anti-Catholics

March 10, 2008

I've been told that some tedious anti-Catholics have uploaded a few YouTube chop jobs on me and other Catholic apologists. Russ Rentler (Nicean Blues) has done a very clever YouTube video you might enjoy! For another, posted earlier, click here. Another based on Why Catholic Bibles Are Bigger, click here.

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Prepare for Good Friday: Pain of the Crucifixion

March 10, 2008

Pain of the Crucifixion         By Steve Ray     Audio CD   90 minutes                   Steve Ray takes you back to ancient times to understand how gruesome Jesus’ trials, scourging, and crucifixion actually were. You will never think of the Passion the same after listening to this talk. At the time of the talk there was not a dry [...]

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Moses was HIGH on Mount Sinai?

March 8, 2008

JERUSALEM — High on Mount Sinai, Moses was on psychedelic drugs when he heard God deliver the Ten Commandments, an Israeli researcher claimed in a study published this week. [So THAT"S what the Bible means when it says Moses was HIGH on Mount Sinai! Wow! I learn something new every day!] Such mind-altering substances formed [...]

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Cool New Bitmap Art

March 7, 2008
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Steve on “Searching the Word” Today

March 7, 2008

Steve will join Chuck Neff live on Searching the Word Friday at 1 PM Eastern time to discuss "Pilgrimages: What They Are & Why Catholics Should Take Them." For more information or to listen over the internet, click here. To learn more about Steve's Pilgrimages to biblical lands, visit www.SteveGoes.com. To contact our Catholic Travel agent, [...]

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