From 3:00-5:00 PM I (Steve Ray) will be hosting Al Kresta’s show live from the studios of Ave Maria Radio in Ann Arbor Michigan (see topics below). You can listen over the internet and learn more at Ave Maria Radio, but I will also be covered on live video cam from the studio (see directly below). If you can’t see the window below, click here for the video.
1) 3:00-3:30 Steve will interview his friend and secretary to the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Fr. Vincent Nagle. We will discuss Christians living in Israel, the current political situation, safety for pilgrims visiting Israel, why he became a priest, what he does and much more. For more on pilmages with Steve, visit www.SteveGoes.com.
2) 3:30-4:00: Catholic Bible Study with Tami Palladino, convert to the Catholic Church and a teacher who uses the Catholic Scripture Study International program. CSS now has over 12,000 members in 40 countries — and growing. Steve writes studies for these classes.
3) 4:00-5:00: Dr. Robert Fastiggi, associate professor of Systemic Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. He holds a Masters Theology and a Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Fordham University. He is a good friend of mine and a great communicator. We will talk about Mary as the Mother of God and the contentious Council of Ephesus in 431 where she was declared the “theotokos” (picture of Council taken by Steve in Israel). For a picture of the ruins of the Council Church in Ephesus with Steve’s film crew, click here.
4) 5:00-5:40 Interview with Msgr. Stephen Rossetti to discuss the opening of the “Year of the Priest.” He is the author of Behold Your Mother, The Joy of Priesthood, and Born of the Eucharist (to release this September). Priest of the Diocese of Syracuse, New York, and a licensed psychologist. After graduating from the Air Force Academy in 1973, he spent six years as an intelligence officer. He is currently President and CEO of Saint Luke Institute, a treatment center for clergy and religious in Silver Spring, Maryland.
5) 5:40-6:00: Pre-recorded interview between Al Kresta and Fr. Bill Spencer. Fr. Bill is parish administrator for Our Lady of Lake Huron Parish in Harbor Beach, MI, ordained December 14, 2007 at 75 years old. He is the oldest man to be ordained for the Diocese of Saginaw and the first in the diocese to have been married before following the call to Holy Orders. He was married to Margaret Mary “Peg” Spencer for nearly 45 years until her death to cancer in July 2004.