Saints and Fathers

On My Way to Steubenville…

July 31, 2009

…to speak on “A Virtual Tour of the Life of St. Paul” and “Christ their Hope: Persecution & Martyrdom in the Early Church.” We will also be announcing a new pilgrimage I will be leading with Dr. Scott Hahn to Rome and Assisi in May 2010!

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Tomorrow on Ave Maria Radio

July 23, 2009

I will join Al Kresta on Ave Maria Radio from 3:40-4:00 PM Eastern to discuss Sts. Joachim and Anna, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. You can listen online at

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Bones Under Altar in Rome’s Church of St. Paul

June 30, 2009

Tests support belief that St. Paul’s tomb has been discovered, Pope reveals As he presided at ceremonies closing the Pauline Year, Pope Benedict XVI made the dramatic announcement that new scientific tests have strengthened the traditional belief that human remains buried beneath the altar of the Roman basilica of St. Paul-outside-the-Walls are those of [...]

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Three Radio Shows this Week

June 28, 2009

First, On Tuesday at 7:00-7:30 AM Eastern, I will be on Relevant Radio with Sean Herriott to discuss the Feast Day of the Roman Martyrs. These heroic saints died at the sadistic hand of Emperor Nero. We owe these predecessors and champions our greatest debt of honor and gratitude. Roman author Taticus (c. 55 -117 [...]

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Another Busy Radio Day on Monday

June 13, 2009

Join me on Al Kresta’s Show on Ave Maria Radio to discuss the closing of the Year of St. Paul. I join Al at 5:20 PM. Then I will be on Catholic Answers Live at 7:00 to discuss “What Mary was REALLY LIKE” based on my study of the Bible and our many trips to [...]

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St. Paul & His Writings

May 4, 2009

On Tuesday morning I will join Teresa Tomeo (before boarding a plane for Israel) to discuss St. Paul and his writings! She is the host of Catholic Connections. For a free Timeline on St. Paul that explains his writings in the context of his life and travels, click here. To listen to the show on-line [...]

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Not Too Late for Year of St. Paul

March 14, 2009

If your parish has not yet sponsored an event for the Year of St. Paul — it is NOT too late. Ignatius Press has made it very easy for you. Join the Ignatius Press Night at the Movies and watch our exciting, informative and family-friendly movie “Paul, Contending for the Faith.” The movie was filmed [...]

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Do Catholics Misquote the Fathers?

March 2, 2009

You may want to watch this video put up by William Albrecht. He addresses one instance in which an opponent wrongly says Catholics wrongly use the Fathers. Funny thing Fundamentalists accusing us of misusing the Fathers! Thanks William!

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Catholic Answers Live Monday Night

January 11, 2009

Tonight I was the guest on Catholic Answers Live Monday night from 6-7 PM Eastern time.  Our topic was the relationship between Ss. Peter and Paul. For more info or to view the options for listening to the archived show, click here. To listen to the archived show on RealAudio, click here.

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The Pope on St. Paul

November 30, 2008

Every Wednesday Pope Benedict XVI gives a catechesis at his General Audience. He has given talks on the Apostles and the Church Fathers. These eventually become books. Lately, during the Year of St. Paul, I have thoroughly enjoyed his talks on the life and teachings of St. Paul. They will eventually be compiled into a [...]

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Deep in Scripture – the Deep Sufferings of St. Paul

November 19, 2008

Steve will join Marcus Grodi (Host of The Journey Home) in the hour long radio discussion of Scripture. It will air today, Wednesday, from 9:00-10:00 PM Eastern time. Our passage will be 2 Corinthians 11:21-29. In this passage Paul tells how much he suffered for the Gospel. To learn more and to join us visit [...]

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November 15, 2008

Like many other converts from Evangelical Protestantism to the Catholic Church I am forever indebted to the early Christians. I used to think they were Evangelicals until I read them and found out they were thoroughly Catholic. They dragged me into the Church kicking and screaming. One Evangelical who wrote a book on the Church [...]

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Paul is Killed and Buried: See the Sites Yourself!

October 21, 2008

Janet and I are still in Rome and today we took a taxi outside the city walls to pay our respects to the great Apostle to the Gentiles, the author of Scripture and martyr for the faith — Saul of Tarsus, turned Paul the Apostle. First we went to Tre Fontane where he was beheaded, [...]

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Speaking on St. Paul in Rome

October 19, 2008

I will be speaking on “St. Paul’s Conversion” at the Regina Apostolorum University in Rome on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 PM. It is a privilege to speak on St. Paul in the city where he was twice imprisoned, to which he wrote an important epistle and from which he wrote at least five of his [...]

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Check Out the Front Page of NCR

July 21, 2008

National Catholic Register put a picture of me coming down the Wall of Damascus in a basket on the cover of this week’s issue. I recently gave an interview with Tim Drake, the senior writer, and they published the article with pictures. The title is AUTHOR FOLLOWED PAUL’S FOOTSTEPS … LITERALLY.

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Free Stuff on St. Paul

June 25, 2008

Free Stuff for Year of St. Paul First, when did Paul write Romans, and where was he in 54 AD? How long was he in Ephesus and when did he go to Spain? Get ready for the Year of St. Paul with this FREE one-page handy-dandy St. Paul Timeline. Impress your friends with how much [...]

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