June 2009

A Baptist Church Converts

June 20, 2009

This week I have been speaking in Austin Texas and College Station Texas (A & M University with an incredible number of priestly vocations!)  I came to support Catholic Radio — Ten Wrenn with Catholic Radio in Austin and Dennis Macha as he is well on his way to putting up an FM Catholic Radio [...]

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On my way to Texas Again!

June 18, 2009

I am speaking in Texas 6 or 7 times this year! I am now on my way to Austin and College Station.

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Wanna Go to the Holy Land for Free?

June 17, 2009

We need to get a few more people registered for our October Holy Land Pilgrimage. Anyone who can get twenty people to sign up can go for free :-) Know any priests who would like to join us? Let me know.

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Former Abortionist Comments on Murdered Abortionist

June 16, 2009

Repentant abortionist Bernard Nathanon comments on murdered abortionist George Tiller here.

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Questions I Answered on Catholic Answers Live

June 15, 2009

What Was Mary Really Like? We talked about Mary the Real Girl and Mary the Woman of Mystery. We opened the show with me telling a good bit about daily life in the time of Mary. In a way, idealistic art does us a disservice in understanding the real Mary of Nazareth, just like sanitized [...]

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A Kazillion Videos from the Pilgrimage we Led with with Dr. Hahn

June 15, 2009

Thanks to Peter Jaskiernia we have a kazillion videos on YouTube from our last pilgrimage which we led for Dr. Scott Hahn and the St. Paul Center. You can hear and see all of my talks, all of Scott Hahn’s talks and much more at http://www.wolfess.com/. Enjoy. Videos are here and pictures are here

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Another Busy Radio Day on Monday

June 13, 2009

Join me on Al Kresta’s Show on Ave Maria Radio to discuss the closing of the Year of St. Paul. I join Al at 5:20 PM. Then I will be on Catholic Answers Live at 7:00 to discuss “What Mary was REALLY LIKE” based on my study of the Bible and our many trips to [...]

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Steve will be speaking in Massachusetts this weekend

June 11, 2009

If you are in the area, join me. I will be at the Shrine of La Salette in Attleboro Massachusetts. For more info visit their website here. I will give my Conversion Story, The Life of St. Paul, and Paul and the Eucharist.

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New Grandpa Tonight?

June 10, 2009

UPDATE:   1:36 AM – 8 lbs. 14 oz. and all is well! Daughter-in-law Anna gave birth to Elizabeth Arabella Rose Ray tonight! That will make Number 8, and the third grand-daughter. (Man, am I glad its not me! I used to think men were tough until I watched my wife give birth to our first [...]

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Wednesday Busy Radio Day

June 10, 2009

Tomorrow I have three radio shows: 1) Discussing “Corpus Christi: Is the Eucharist Really the Body of Christ” with Teresa Tomeo at 9:30 AM Eastern on Ave Maria Radio 2) Same topic as #1. This time on Relevant Radio with Chuck Neff’s Searching the Word from 1:00-2:00 Eastern time. 3) The “Death of St. Paul” [...]

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Review of “Being Catholic Now”

June 10, 2009

Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Senator Robert Kennedy, recently published a book of essays by leading American “Catholics” on their experience as Catholics over the last few decades. Many of them are liberal “Catholics” with an obvious lack of Catholic formation. However there are others like Tom Monaghan. The title of the book is Being Catholic [...]

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Catholic Answers Sues IRS!

June 8, 2009

Catholic Answers files suit against IRS, charging intimidation http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=3152 Catholic Answers, the California-based lay apologetics group, has filed suit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), charging that the IRS is using its power to curb the group’s right to free speech. Catholic Answers complains that the IRS– acting at the suggestion of the pro-abortion group [...]

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What is your Ideal Weight? Your Ideal BMI?

June 7, 2009

Most Americans are over weight. As I travel around the world it is amazing to see the difference — people tend to weigh so much more in America and so much less in other countries. Here are two fun and revealing websites: Ideal Weight and  Body Mass Index. The first is obvious but the latter [...]

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Audio of my recent show on Pentecost

June 7, 2009

I thought my radio show on Relevant Radio’s Searching the Word went well enough that I asked them for the audio link. Hope you enjoy it.

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RCIA Materials and Blog

June 6, 2009

The Association for Catechumenal Ministry has just recently launched a blog for RCIA teachers at http://rciablog.com The blog is entitled, “The Blog That’s All About RCIA,” and is a free, practical tool for RCIA Leaders, Catechists, and Team Members. I have been involved with their mission and I highly recommend this organization and their material [...]

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Son of Hamas Leader Describes his Conversion to Christ

June 6, 2009

You can read the story here.

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