February 2012

American Bishops Respond Swiftly and Decisively; the Issue is Far from Over; I’m Proud of Them!!

February 11, 2012

US Bishops: Obama’s ‘Compromise’ Has No Clear Protection for Key Stakeholders “Today’s Proposal Continues to Involve Needless Government Intrusion” WASHINGTON, D.C., FEB. 10, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The U.S. bishops say the proposal made today by President Barack Obama’s administration regarding the mandate to cover abortifacients, sterilization and contraception “continues to involve needless government intrusion in the [...]

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Obama Ready to Compromise, Really?

February 10, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/10/obama-birth-control_n_1267677.html Has President Obama capitulated to the Church on his HHS Mandate? Nope. It’s a shell game. Obama moves his hands quickly. He is playing us and I hope people catch it! Now we see how the Health Care Bill will be implemented. These are perilous times.

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Gestures and Postures of the Congregation at Mass: What To Do At Each Stage of the Mass

February 9, 2012

Good article in Adoremus written by the the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Responses to Questions on Kneeling for Communion, reception in the hand or on the tongue, etc.

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Even Liberal (“tingle up the leg for Obama”) Chris Matthews Blasts Obama on HHS Mandate

February 8, 2012

Wow, even Chris Matthews blasts Obama. He once said Obama becoming president caused a tingle up his leg. Read his criticism of the Health and Human Services mandate that attacks religious freedom in America HERE.

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Chuck Colson on Losing Religious Freedom in America; Prepare for Civil Disobedience

February 8, 2012

This is a good review of the issues from Chuck Colson. Prepare for civil disobedience.

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For People Serious about Catholic Bible and History Study

February 8, 2012

I am excited about the new Catholic Bible Study program from Logos Bible Software. I’ve used it for 25 years. Their new Catholic modules are fantastic. You can see the different levels and resources HERE.  If you decide to buy it, just add the Promo Code STEVE for a 15% discount. There are three pricing [...]

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Nancy Pelosi and the Eucharist: She Needs to be Taken Very Seriously

February 8, 2012

Nancy Pelosi deserves to be taken seriously. Very seriously. by Dr. Edward Peters, Canon Lawyer In March 2010, I expressed the view that Nancy Pelosi’s protracted and public anti-life conduct, which she repeatedly justifies with (twisted takes on) the Catholic faith, sufficed, in my view, to bring about her debarment from the reception of holy [...]

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Abortion-Contraception Mandate; Bishops Rise Up; Catholics Wake Up!

February 7, 2012

 UPDATE: EWTN Sues the Federal Government over the HHS Mandate Wall Street Journal: A War the President Cannot Win Ave Maria University Video Response Sen. Rubio introduces anti-mandate bill Bishop to Obama: We will NOT comply 150+ bishops blast Obama mandate Business leaders blast Obama mandate Military chaplains gagged on mandate “Catholic” Pelosi lauds ‘courageous’ [...]

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Join Steve Ray in Texas February 26

February 6, 2012

For those of you in the Austin Texas area, this February 26th in Cedar Park, I will be speaking at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church at an event benefiting a very effective social outreach program: Mobile Loaves and Fishes. You can get ticket www.MLF.org. They have been operating since 1998, and have served over 2.9 [...]

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Meeting with Patriarch of Jerusalem

February 6, 2012

Janet and I met with Auxiliary Bishop of Jerusalem Msgr. Shomali and Jerusalem Patriarch Faoud Twal to deliver our gift of new English Missal. They invited us to come back any time with our groups.

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Military Now Telling Catholic Chaplains what they can and can’t say about Obama Administration

February 6, 2012

God bless those chaplains who read the letter of the Archbishop in spite of the Obama administration! Who is this president that he thinks he can command bishops what to do as though he were an emperor? To read the report, the connivery of Obama, and the courage of many bishops and priests, click here. [...]

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Visitation, Baptismal Site of Jesus, Jericho, Camels, Dead Sea Swim, Qumran and more

February 5, 2012

It was sad to see the pilgrims leave. Emotional hugs and farewells. But today, our last day, was marvelous. We started out with Mass at the Church of the Visitation. I gave my popular talk on Mary the Ark of the New Covenant and how this message is embedded in the Gospel of Luke. Then [...]

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Video of Mt. of Olives and Mt. Zion; Mass at Gethsemane

February 4, 2012

What a great day. Weather much nicer with sun and good temperatures. Mass at Gethsemane. Songs and prayers everywhere else. Group is doing well and all are thrilled with the trip and often moved to tears.

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From the Horse’s Mouth

February 4, 2012

The disturbing video Planned Parenthood wishes everybody would just forget about by John Jalsevac Drowning an abstinence advocate in a garbage can full of water, blowing up zombie pro-life protesters with giant condoms shot from a gun, cooking a pro-life senator in a boiling cauldron – these are all things Planned Parenthood thought were so [...]

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Komen & Planned Parenthood & Evil

February 3, 2012

Dr. Ed Peters on the situation

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Via Dolorosa to Calvary to Mass at the Tomb

February 3, 2012

Up at 4 AM!! Following the footprints of Our Lord as he carried his cross through the streets of Jerusalem. Visit the place where he was crucified at Calvary, also called Golgotha. Join us for Mass inside the Tomb of Christ. Then visit St. Ann’s, the birthplace of Our Lady, the Pools of Bethesda where [...]

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