September 2012

Did Jesus Have a Wife? Scholarly Reviews of the Papyrus Fragment

September 21, 2012

Peter Williams, the Warden of Tyndale House in Cambridge, England, just sent out this evaluation of the manuscript discovery that to some people suggests Jesus was married. It also includes the evaluation by Dr. Simon Gathercole, another expert in these matters. Dr. Darrell Bock has also weighed in on this issue. “The Web is by [...]

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Homosexuality and the Catholic Church: No to sin but Yes to YOU!

September 21, 2012

Only two minutes long but nicely done. It gets to the heart of the matter in very short order and is well produced.

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Reduced Prices to Cruise with St. Paul

September 20, 2012

Due to a few last minute cancellations we have a limited number of cabins available at a significant price reduction, you will save over $1000/person for the last few Ocean View Rooms.  I want to offer these cabins to those who follow my blog and webpage first! Cabins will be sold on a first come, first serve basis! [...]

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“No Thank You,” says Melinda Gates

September 20, 2012

While Melinda Gates is giving billions of dollars for condoms in poorer countries, there are people who are trying to help spread the truth about how condom proliferation hurts people. Check out this video, and a if you have a few more minutes read the letter below from an honest Nigerian Woman:   Ms. Obianuju [...]

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Franciscan U. of Steubenville Investigated for Teaching Homosexuality as Deviant

September 19, 2012

Every time I do a radio show or give a talk on morality or how we are to live in God’s world, I am quick to refer to homosexuality and the gay lifestyle as not only deviant behavior but also a perversion of the way God planned things to be. Here is an article about [...]

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Is it Safe to Travel to Israel? Last Day of the Holy Land Pilgrimage

September 19, 2012

PART ONE: It all started at 5 AM when our alarms went off. We were on the bus by 5:30 heading for the Via Dolorosa to walk the Stations of the Cross. Very moving, tears and experience to remember.  We arrived at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in time for prayer, a short tour [...]

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New Convert Holds His Ground with a Street Preacher

September 18, 2012

I was so delighted to receive this e-mail that I had to share it with everyone! Hi Steve, Just had to share this…I was visiting San Antonio this weekend and as I walked around the riverwalk section of town, a gentleman approached me with a gospel tract. When he asked, “Are you sure you are [...]

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Holy Land Day 7: Mount of Olives, Gethsemane, Mount Zion, Upper Room

September 17, 2012

Another great day! Hoping family and friends of the pilgrims are enjoying the virtual pilgrimage with their loved ones. Morning of Day 7 Afternoon of Day 7

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Join Me Hiking 6.4 Miles thru Jerusalem’s Holy Sites Watching the Sun Come Up

September 16, 2012

I woke up a little after 4:00 AM and thought, “Why lay awake when I can explore the holy sites of Jerusalem before the sun comes up and see the sun rise over the city?” So, I jumped up, dressed, put on my running shoes and took off. I planned this out as if it [...]

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Day Six Part 1: Jericho, Dead Sea, Camels & more

September 16, 2012

Day 6, Part 1 Breakfast and Mass at Notre Dame, then off to the Israel Museum to walk into first century Jerusalem at the Temple Model before seeing the Dead Sea Scrolls in the Shrine of the Book. Then a ride into the Judean Wilderness descending 4,250 feet down from Jerusalem, about 30 miles in [...]

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Holy Land Day 3: Beatitudes, Golan Heights, Caesarea Philippi, Sea of Galilee, Auberge Shulamit

September 13, 2012

Today is dived into two videos, morning and afternoon. MORNING OF DAY 3 AFTERNOON OF DAY 3

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Holy Land Day 2: Transfiguration, Cana and Nazareth

September 12, 2012

After a good night’s sleep everyone was much refreshed and we had a great day at three Rosary sites. Everyone ended the day swimming in the Sea of Galilee (well not everyone, but most of the group). Tomorrow I will be on the radio with Teresa Tomeo to discuss the Sorrows of Mary. We are [...]

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Holy Land Day 1: Arrival in Tel Aviv and Up to Galilee

September 11, 2012

Everyone arrived in great shape. Early arrival gave us time and leisure. Mass at a 1,000 year old Crusader’s Church. Great dinner. Evening Bible Study and early to bed early to rise …

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Keeping Up With Jesus … but tired!

September 11, 2012

Sunday’s readings were about Jesus walking. I know you think it was about Jesus healing a deaf-mute, but from my perspective it was about walking because I was trying to keep up with him. Yesterday I walked 12 miles from HaOn on the east side of the Sea of Galilee around the southern tip and [...]

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