January 2011

Interesting Video on Demographics & Islam

by Steve Ray on January 31, 2011

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Goan India Newspaper on My Priest Seminar

by Steve Ray on January 31, 2011

Here is a nice article from the newspaper in Goa India. It is commenting on the day long conference where I spoke to priests, relies and seminarians – about 1,000 of them.

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Finished Conferences in India

by Steve Ray on January 30, 2011

We are DONE! After speaking to 30,000 people in India, sometimes 5 times a day, we’re now finished. The bishops, archbishops and sponsors said it was a huge success. Blessed be God!

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Our Daughter Emily made my wife Janet Cry on her Birthday…

January 30, 2011

When Janet got up on her birthday, their was a bouquet of flowers on the table, a birthday card and a home-made DVD. On the DVD was a birthday movie Emily made for her mom. Janet cried for an hour. You might enjoy it.

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Questions for “Bible Christians”

January 29, 2011

Here are questions for “Bible Christians” they cannot answer. Print it out and use it. Questions for “Bible Christians” For many more such documents by Steve Ray, click here.

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Debate on Mary

January 28, 2011

If you would to hear a debate on Mary, you can click here (it takes a few minutes to download.) I thought William Albrecht did a great job of presenting the Catholic case and ably defending the Catholic understanding of Mary. The Protestant “TurretinFan” takes such a minimalist position that it is difficult to expose [...]

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In the News

January 28, 2011

Twenty-six states join in lawsuit against ObamaCare here European Union removes Christian holidays from it calendar here. Get ready America! It won’t be long before it happens here. Islamic scholars break off talks with the Vatican here. Does this surprise anyone? You cannot dialog with Muslims. Bishops in Muslim countries already know this.

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My Latest Two Runs: Vasai and Mumbai

January 27, 2011

Click here for map, pictures and videos of Mumbai India Run Click here for map, pictures and videos of Vasai India Run Man carrying live chickens squawking like crazy, a beautiful young girl, delivery of eggs, women carry most things on their head, and three guys I met running who wanted their picture taken.

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“Call No Man Your Father” – (link fixed)

January 27, 2011

Why do Catholics call their priest “Father” when Jesus said, “Call no man your father.” If you haven’t heard this question yet, some day you certainly will. We must understand what Jesus was saying and why he was saying it in order to understand his words. I was asked this question again and here is [...]

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Talks in Vasai India

January 27, 2011

Today is Republic Day for India when they celebrate the day they got their constitution and became an independent republic. They should be very proud of what they’ve achieved. Speaking at the Varia diocese north of Bombay and took a quick run before my talk this evening. Great time friendly people. Some are concerned that [...]

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BIG NEWS! George Weigel to Speak to our Group in Rome!

January 26, 2011

George Weigel, the biographer of Pope John Paul II, has agree to speak to our pilgrimage in Rome. We arrive in Rome to share in the historical event of the Beatification of Pope John Paul II – AND YOU CAN BE THERE! JOIN US — hear George Weigel, experience the Beatification, tour Rome, visit Assisi, [...]

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River of Whiskey

January 26, 2011

A Baptist minister was completing a passionate sermon on temperance. With great emphasis he said, “If I had all the beer in the world, I’d take it and pour it into the river.” With even greater emphasis he said, “And if I had all the wine in the world, I’d dump it into the river.” [...]

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The Two Groups Today

January 26, 2011

Today’s First Group. Picture taken with my iPhone 360 panoramic application. One and a half hours sharing the Catholic faith to an enthusiastic group in north Bombay. The Second group was on Vasia India, north of Bombay. Here we had the leaders of the various Catholic groups. Over 1000 people filled the room. I hope [...]

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Our Days and Ministry in Goa India

January 25, 2011

To see my last run through Goa India, click here http://bit.ly/dZ5H5e. To see a short video summary of our days and ministry in Goa, here is a YouTube Video. I will add more info here, more pictures and thanks to specific people soon — after I get some sleep!

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Fifteen Talks in Three Days – in 90+ degrees

January 24, 2011

Today I completed my talks in Goa India. Archbishop Philip Neri was there for all three days. I was speaking for five times a day for three days. They were 14 hour days. I love serving Jesus and his Church. For the first two days I spoke to lay people and the group was way [...]

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Mark Connell’s Story

January 24, 2011

Born Catholic, turned Catholic-basher, then back to Catholic. Enjoy! Floating high above the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the symphony of bells calls the Catholics of Morris, Illinois, to worship on this February morning. Far below the bell tower, the nave slowly fills with people as I let my prayers ride upon the sound. It [...]

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