Travel

Running Thru Catholic Warsaw and Krakow

September 12, 2011

Landed in Warsaw last night. Charted my course and took off running first thing in the morning on Monday. I wanted to see Jewish and Catholic sites along with Polish history. Will do more later this week. Check out my running trip today “Running thru Catholic and Free Warsaw Poland (Also Janet and my 5 [...]

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Fish, Mark Shea, Running and Talks near Seattle

August 30, 2011

One of the things I love about traveling around giving talks at parishes and conferences is meeting old friends. Mark Shea, fellow convert, blogger, speaker and all around fun guy, was free for lunch while I’m here giving talks at Holy Family Parish in Kirkland Washington outside Seattle. Mark and I went to a great [...]

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My Run thru Catholic San Antonio with the Alamo

August 28, 2011

Great Fullness of the Truth Conference here in San Antonio Texas. Love speaking here with these great folks. Took a run this morning thru the city and visited the Alamo, originally a Franciscan Mission Church. You can see the map, videos and pictures of my run HERE Pictures from conference:

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Three latest Runs in Great Britain

August 15, 2011

Check out my 3-Hour Run Around London – lots of video and pictures! HERE Check out my running trip in Cardiff Wales with lots of people and animals. See it HERE Check out my running trip through medieval, quaint Lancaster England. Nice Catholic surprise. See it HERE

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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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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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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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Steve Ray Coming to the UK in August

June 25, 2011

Steve Ray coming to the United Kingdom in August. First a week at Walsingham’s New Dawn Conference and then at Westminster Cathedral. Join us if you can.

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Long Lines at St. Peter’s

May 5, 2011

The line into St. Peter’s to see the new Tomb of JPII wraps around St. Peter’s Square twice! Yikes!

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A Nice Discovery

May 3, 2011

It’s always nice to walk into the Ancora Bookstore at the Vatican and find your book for sale there. It is humbling and gratifying. Just signed a contract with Ignatius Press for my manuscript on Genesis. Another two books also in the pipeline. Blessed be God forever.

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Beatification!

May 1, 2011

It was beautiful weather and a great day! Everyone was very happy and joyful even though 1.5 million crowded around St. Peters. Hope you enjoy the video and our pilgrims’ comments and below, my run through the event trying to get as close as I could. My Run to the Beatification

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Running thru Heart of Rome

April 28, 2011

Running thru churches and history of Rome. Click here for map, geo-tagged pictures and videos ` Running thru Rome St. Ignatius Loyola with his foot on Martin Luther’s head.

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“Crossing the Tiber” on Holy Saturday in Rome

April 23, 2011

Crossing the Tiber is the title of my book so I decided to Cross the Tiber literally again today in Rome. I also saw the bigger-than-life Stations of the Cross at the Vatican. Hope you enjoy!

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“Crossing the Tiber” in Rome on Holy Thursday

April 23, 2011

Running through Rome and “Crossing the Tiber” on Holy Saturday. This morning I went out running and I crossed the Tiber River (my book is “Crossing the Tiber“). I also gave my thoughts on my conversion at St. Peter’s, viewed the magnificent larger-than-life Stations of the Cross in front of St. Peter’s, and showed the [...]

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Holy Thursday Running; Good Friday Walking

April 22, 2011

Before I left Jerusalem yesterday, I ran through the Old City following the events of Holy Thursday. Thought people would like to see it with their own eyes :-) I also just made a video of our group walking the Via Dolorosa from the Trial of Jesus by Pilate to Calvary and the Tomb – [...]

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Preparing for JPII’s Beatificatin

April 21, 2011

Made it to Rome with St. Peters behind us. Early to prepare for JPII’s Beatification. my Good Friday Run Around Vatican Walls

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