August 2011

Big Day Begins!

August 13, 2011

UPDATE: Just finished – almost 6 hours of talking followed by Q & A. Exhausted but exhilarated. Great, enthusiastic crowd. ********************************** My big day of talks at Westminster Cathedral begins. Deep breath! Full house!

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You Think Gas is Expensive in the US?

August 13, 2011

Gas is $10 a gallon on England! It cost me $150 to fill the tank that was only 3/4 empty! Welcome to socialism. America, wake up!

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Back in London, Police Everywhere

August 12, 2011

Janet and I just arrived back in London after six days of touring England, Scotland and Wales. Many blessings! We arrived back to a relatively quiet London but police are walking in pairs everywhere. I think they are concerned since it is Friday night. Tomorrow is our 1st Apologetics Conference in London at Westminster Cathedral [...]

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“I Wuv Danny!”

August 12, 2011

My son Jesse with little Bella who said of her new brother, “I wuv Danny.” This is grandson number 6, grandchild number 9, with another girl coming in October!

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Our New Grandson! Daniel Xavier Ray with his siblings

August 9, 2011

Bravo Jesse and Anna! Beautiful new baby boy. Our 9th grandchild (one more coming in August :-) Here is a beautiful picture of Daniel Xavier with all his brothers and sisters looking on – overjoyed! Aunt Emily is in the upper right corner.

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Riots in London about a Mile from our Conference

August 8, 2011

Every one is watching live footage of riots and fighting in London – spreading to other parts of England. We are currently in Scotland but will be driving back to London to speak at our Apologetics Conference Saturday at Westminster Cathedral which is seven miles from the riots. Neither Janet nor I am worried. Keep [...]

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Defending the Catholic Faith in London England – JOIN US!

August 8, 2011

This Saturday we have an all day Apologetics Conference where we will help Catholics learn how to explain and defend the Catholic Faith. We will also answer questions from anyone inquiring about faith in Christ and His Church. If you know anyone in the area, please let them know. Below you can see the brochure. [...]

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Run thru Tolkien’s & CS Lewis’ Oxford

August 7, 2011

Yesterday Mass in Oxford England and met fellow Ignatius Press author Fr. John Saward at his parish – St. Gregory and St. Augustine. Today I ran through the Oxford England of C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. Janet and I visited Oxford over 25 years ago as Protestants. Wonderful to visit again as Catholics. CS [...]

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US Budget compared to Your Family Budget

August 6, 2011

Renowned financial planner Dave Ramsey compares the US budget to the budget of your family. Pay attention! “If the US Government was a family, they would be making $58,000 a year, yet they spend $75,000 a year, and have $327,000 in credit card debt. “They are currently proposing BIG spending cuts to reduce their spending [...]

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Funny: Psychic Fair Cancelled

August 5, 2011
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Mosques in America Subversive Plans

August 4, 2011

My Arab Christian friend in the Middle East writes, ” The most recent edition of the Middle East Quarterly includes an exhaustive peer reviewed study of Mosques in the United States. In the study, it was found that 81% of Mosques have active programs to train their members to overthrow the United States Government and [...]

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Speaking at Marian Shrine in Walsingham England

August 3, 2011

Having a great time with on-fire Catholics at the Walsingham Marian Shrine in England. This shrine started in 1061 and was visited by most of the English kings until it was destroyed by King Henry VIII. Imagine – Catholics have been taking pilgrimages in the thousands for 1,000 years! More than three times older than [...]

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Funny Joke about Denominations

August 3, 2011

This is an old joke by Emo Philips, once ranked as the funniest religious joke of all time: Once I saw this guy on a bridge about to jump. I said, “Don’t do it!” He said, “Nobody loves me.” I said, “God loves you. Do you believe in God?” He said, “Yes.” I said, “Are [...]

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