Mary

Annunciation: 9 Months to Christmas :-)

March 25, 2008

You guessed it. When the angel Gabriel made the birth announcement to Mary, it was nine months later that the baby was born. So, whenever we celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation, you are sure Christmas is right around the corner. The angel Gabriel was a smart angel. He approached Mary with great respect and [...]

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Perpetual Virginity of Mary

March 14, 2008

Here is a very interesting article on the Ever-virginity of Mary based on observations taken from Numbers 30 in the Old Testament. It addresses the question of whether a Jewish woman would have taken a pledge of sexual abstinence. You can read this article here .

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Virtual Tour of Mary’s Life, Part II

January 8, 2008

Steve will join Sean and Wendy on Morning Air (www.RelevantRadio.com) to take a virtual tour of the 2nd half of Mary's life. For my blog post with extra resources and info on Mary, click here. For more information on our "Footprints of Jesus & Mary" Pilgrimages, visit our website or call Suzanne at 800-727-1999, ext. [...]

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Immaculate Conception – Day of Obligation

December 8, 2007

Make sure to get to Mass today! For a nice and simple explanation of the Immaculate Conception, visit Jimmy Akin's blog here. I am in Lake Charles Louisiana this weekend for a conference. I am speaking on "From Baptist to Catholic," "Mary, Real Girl & Woman of Mystery," and "Defending the Eucharist."

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My Response: Defending the Assumption & Queenship of Mary

August 21, 2007

The Assumption of Mary always ruffles the feathers of anti-Catholics. I understand why. I used to be in their camp — I joined them in lockstep chanting the same slogans and mantras against "Catholic Tradition" and "man-made dogmas." But now I turn my guns on my old impoverished theology and anti-Catholicism and its lame attack on [...]

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Response to White’s Assumption(s)

August 16, 2007

Update Sunday, 8/19/07: My Defense and Explanation of the Assumption and Queenship of Mary is coming along nicely. It is currently at 24 pages since I wanted to be thorough. That is why I object to people demanding an answer "right now! At first I was going to keep it very short, but for the [...]

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Assumption Of the Blessed Virgin – August 15

August 13, 2007

Great doing the show with Gus today on the Assumption on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 159 The other day a man called to say my argument for the Assumption of Mary from the Old Testament was wrong. I had quoted 1 Kings 2:19 where Solomon had raised his mother to Queen of the Kingdom was [...]

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Morning Air on Mary – Friday Morning

May 3, 2007

I will join Sean Herriott and Wendy Wiese on Morning Air to answer the following questions on Mary . . . . . . since May is the Month of Mary and I just returned from Mary's House in Ephesus and go back again next week. So LET"S TALK! 1. Why did Mary live in [...]

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Was Jesus Born Like Other Babies?

December 19, 2006

 I was the guest today on Searching the Word on Relevant Radio (Tuesday, December 19, 2006). I was asked about the Virgin Birth of Jesus. Did he have a miraculous birth—specifically, did he pass from the womb of Mary miraculously—that is, by avoiding the birth canal and leaving the hymen intact, or was he was born normally [...]

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Immaculate Conception – Holy Day of Obligation

December 8, 2006

Make sure to get to Mass today! For a nice blog on the Immaculate Conception, visit Jimmy Akin's blog here.

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20+ Questions & Answers on Jesus Christ

December 5, 2006

 Have questions about Jesus, the Gospels, Mary or more? Refer friends and family to this site and check it out yourself.   Click here.

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With Mary on Calvary

October 31, 2006

Last night we got a call on our cell phone from a bishop in Jerusalem. He invited us to celebrate a Mass with him on Calvary in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. We walked through the streets of Old Jerusalem, entered the church, and climbed the stairs together to Calvary. The Church was empty [...]

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“Communion of Saints” on Relevant Radio

October 11, 2006

Wednesday morning, October 11 Communion of Saints Sean Herriott at 8 AM EST on Morning Air Click here to listen to Steve and Sean Also, follow their links to listen to the archived show later. In this Q & A format Steve will discuss why we venerate the saints, how we can pray to them, the the stages of the [...]

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Assumption of Mary

August 15, 2006

Tuesday morning, August 15 Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Sean Herriott at 7 AM EST on Morning Air Teresa Tomeo at 9:30 AM EST on Catholic Connections. Click here to listen to Steve and Sean — click here to listen to Steve and Teresa on line. Also, follow their links to listen to the [...]

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Steve on Catholic Answers Live Today

February 7, 2006

    Steve will be the guest on Catholic Answers Live today at 7 PM Eastern Time. You can listen on your local Catholic radio station or on-line by clicking here. After today you can still listen to it through the Catholic Answers Radio archives. Today's topic is Mary and Jesus in the Old Testament. [...]

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Do Catholics Worship Mary?

February 3, 2006

Mary, Saints, Worship & Salvationby Steve Ray Catholic are often accused of “worshipping” Mary, the Saints, icons, statues and the like. “Bowing before a statue must certainly be worship,” says the Evangelical who has rejected images (only of a certain kind, as we shall see later). It may be inconsistent with his own practice, but [...]

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