Thursday, November 18, 2010

Want to go to the Holy Land with us?

by Steve Ray on November 18, 2010

Holy Land - Nazareth-webYour chance to win a trip to join Steve Ray in the Holy Land in April 2011. The Diocese of Phoenix is selling raffle tickets to win (1) free trip to the Holy Land. Tickets are $50.00 each and ONLY 300 tickets will be sold.

Tickets are selling fast and the drawing is December 10, 2010 so don’t miss out and buy your ticket today! Call Ss Simon and Jude Cathedral at 602-242-1300 to buy a ticket.

Picture to right: Day Three: Mass in front of the grotto where Gabriel met Mary and said, “Hail, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee!”

On the altar it says, “The Word was made Flesh HERE!”

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How Do They Cook Spinach in Rome?

by Steve Ray on November 18, 2010

Janet and I (and our whole family) are keeping healthy with losing weight, exercise and eating good food. While in Rome last week Janet and I ate spinach every day. (Spinach is a SuperFood.) The spinach we ate was so good that  we asked our friend Mario to show us how to cook spinach Roman-style. Not only did he include spinach (as a SuperFood), but also two others: Olive Oil and Garlic.

Like many times in the past our friend Mario took us downstairs into his kitchen on Via di Porta Cavalleggeri across the street from St. Peter’s Basilica — and we took a video so YOU could learn how to make this healthy and delicious dish.

We also added some video and pictures from an exceptional restaurant where Frs. Alfonso Aguilara and Ben Cieply took us for our celebration at the end of teaching our course on apologetics.

Here is the video! Bon Appetit!

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“We the People”: A Message to Obama

by Steve Ray on November 18, 2010

Over 6 million have viewed this good video. I couldn’t agree more.

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Beethoven was Never Better – I Enjoyed This!

November 18, 2010

In which hand do you hold the baton? What happens when you nose itches at the crescendo? What do you do when the baton goes flying into the audience? I thoroughly enjoyed watching this short clip of a three year old conducting a Beethoven symphony. All young kids should be exposed to such music. Can [...]

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