September 2010

SUNDAY IS COMING! A New Kind of Church!

September 16, 2010

Aren’t we all tired of old liturgies from the first centuries? Shouldn’t we update our church services? The time has come to compete with Hollywood and the new generation! Announcing!  Here is the NEW model of church — for the new generation who’s tired of the same old, same old, same old…. This Sunday, join [...]

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Are the Crusades and Jihad Equivalents?

September 15, 2010

Good article here http://the-american-catholic.com/2010/08/26/enough-is-enough-the-crusades-the-jihad-are-not-equivalents/

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Questions I Answered on Catholic Answers Live

September 13, 2010

Today I am on Catholic Answers Live at 6 PM Eastern time. The topic is “What is your Authority?” You can listen to the archived show HERE. For other listening options, click HERE. Questions I answered tonight on Catholic Answers Live. I did the show live from Baraga Broadcasting in Indian River Michigan where we [...]

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Religious Freedom and the Ground Zero Mosque

September 12, 2010

Written by Former Muslim and veteran of Iraqi War who is now a Catholic. http://the-american-catholic.com/2010/09/11/the-ground-zero-mosque-and-religious-freedom/

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9/11 On A Plane over Heartland of America

September 11, 2010

I am on a plane with WiFi at the very time the Twin Towers fell nine years ago. I am 35,000 feet over the heartland of America. I look down on America with great concern as I feel we are moving in the wrong direction very fast. I am praying for those who died and [...]

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Burning Korans; Burning Churches

September 10, 2010

Burning Korans? I think it unwise. But for those speaking against it: 1) is it due to respect for Islam and fair play, or 2) is it a fear of Islamic retaliation, or 3) is it both or for another reason? If the outcry is because people fear Muslim response, do they really respect Islam? [...]

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Some Crazy Brits Plan Papal Protests

September 9, 2010

The leading atheists in England continue to embarrass themselves with virulent comments against the Pope and his official state visit to the United Kingdom. These are petty, mean-spirited men. Other have protests planned. Having just been on a speaking tour of England and just invited back next summer, the Pope’s visit resonates with me. I [...]

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Birth of Mary: Tuesday on Ave Maria/EWTN Radio with Al Kresta

September 7, 2010

How many of you have a scroll on your desk entitled The Protoevangelium of James? You don’t! Why not? If you were a Christian in the first centuries of the Church you would probably have a copy, or had read it — or rather, had it read to you. The Protoevangelium of James is the [...]

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Pilgrimages and Paul Cruise Full

September 7, 2010

Our two Holy Land pilgrimages in October are completely full but we do have a waiting list. We may add another bus if enough sign up in the next few weeks. We do still have a few seats left on our November St. Paul Cruise through Turkey, Greece and Italy. This trip will be filled [...]

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Hawking: “Universe Came from Nothing”

September 7, 2010

The Curious Metaphysics of Dr. Stephen Hawking By Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. Why would a preeminent physicist make the claim that “the universe can come from nothing?” This is precisely what Dr. Stephen Hawking has done in his new book, “The Grand Design,” when he notes, “Because there is a law such as gravity, the [...]

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To Cana with Mary: Living the Bible in the Holy Land

September 6, 2010

Check out my running trip on @EveryTrail: 2010-09-06 To Cana with Mary http://bit.ly/cpxE0M Always wanted to walk in Mary and Jesus’ path from Nazareth to Cana and today I did – running from Nazareth to Cana and back before lunch. Again it was hot with lots of hills but I drank plenty of water along [...]

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To Cana of Galilee – on Foot!

September 5, 2010

Tomorrow, America’s Labor Day, I plan to run from Nazareth to Cana of Galilee (and back) mentioned in John 2. Mary walked from Nazareth to Cana, as did Jesus and his disciples. There was a wedding and Jesus turned water into wine. I’ll have some good Israeli wine at the end of the run. We’ll [...]

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Ever Hear the Muslim Call to Prayer?

September 5, 2010

Ever hear the Muslim Call to Prayer coming from a green-lighted minaret attached to a mosque? If not, enjoy this 20 second segment of the 10 minute call blaring from speakers five times a day — including 4 AM, nice new alarm clock, eh? Much of the world, including the Christians in Nazareth, know exactly [...]

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New Run with Pictures Thru Nazareth

September 5, 2010

Check out my running trip on @EveryTrail: 2010-09-05 New Run thru Nazareth. Click here: http://bit.ly/bUBfHq Hot! A bit of a scuffle with two Arabs. Good time and great adventure. A few pictures of many below, including the stadium where Pope celebrated Mass here in Nazareth in 2009.

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Politics and Religion

September 4, 2010

I am often criticized for speaking out on politics, especially at this point in history on President Obama. Do I dislike him because he is black? Ridiculous! That is often the blustering response to criticism of Obama. I can think of many blacks, both men and women I would proudly claim as president. Race is [...]

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My Run thru Holy Sites in Nazareth

September 4, 2010

See pictures, videos and maps oh my run thru Nazareth today. Hot! Ran thru the holy sites, visited friends and to experience the city of the Holy Family. Enjoy! 2010-09-04 Run thru Nazareth at EveryTrail

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