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Easter and Rejoicing!

March 26, 2016

My wife Janet and I are high above the Atlantic Ocean on our way to Israel. Our oldest grandson Dominic (13 yrs old) is serving at Mass back in Ann Arbor Michigan. We certainly miss him and the Easter Vigil but will share pictures in the next day or two. Soon we will pick up our […]

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Obama Nominates Judge Merrick Garland to Supreme Court

March 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – President Barack Obama plans to nominate Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, multiple sources have confirmed. Garland, a 63-year-old Harvard Law School graduate, is the chief judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, based in Washington, D.C. President Bill Clinton named Garland to that court in […]

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My Talk “Swimming Upstream” now available thru Lighthouse

March 3, 2016

Swimming UpstreamBy Stephen Ray   In this empowering talk, Stephen Ray shares what it means to be a Christian in today’s world.  By examining the lives and martyrdoms of the early Christians and understanding how they transformed the pagan Greco-Roman culture, Stephen gives us a blueprint for the New Evangelization.  Learn from early Christians how to […]

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Me Getting into Line! Funny!

January 25, 2016

You may have seen this already but it’s funny every time I watch it. My wife said this is definitely me!

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For Epiphany – Steve stands on the exact spot

January 8, 2016

   For the early church the Baptism of Our Lord is more important than the arrival of the Magi for the feast of epiphany. It was the time when the voice from God was heard from heaven and the Holy Spirit came down on Jesus and the Trinity was manifested. This week we are at […]

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My Daughter’s Upcoming Talk

January 7, 2016

  Very proud of my daughter Cindy. On January 14 she is giving a talk at Christ the King in Ann Arbor Michigan.  The title is “The Formative Power of Music: the Connection Between Music, Virtue…and Your Sins” where she draws from her wealth of philosophical knowledge and personal experience. Limited seating.  For more info visit […]

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Stations of the Cross, Calvary and Mass in the Tomb of Christ with Archbishop Aquila and much more

January 4, 2016

Today was rich! It took two videos to show you the highlights. First, the Via Dolorosa (Stations of the Cross), touching the top of Calvary and Mass in the Tomb of Christ. I caught much of the action in the tomb and Archbishop Aquila’s homily. The second video is also rich. Pater Noster Church, the […]

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Starting the New Year! You Want to Rent – God Wants to Move In and OWN

January 1, 2016

The Father knocks on my door, seeking a home for his Son. “Rent is cheap,” I say. “I don’t want to rent, I want to buy,” says God. “I’m not sure I want to sell, but please come in to look around.“ “I think I will,” says God. “I might let you have a room […]

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Read the Bible or Catechism in One Year

December 28, 2015

  I am finishing up read the Catechism of the Catholic Church in one year. Great experience!  Next year it is the Catholic Bible in one year.  Here is a good website to get you started, with lots of options and advice.  http://brandonvogt.com/how-to-easily-read-the-whole-bible/

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“Fundamentalist Catholics Do Harm” Pope Francis

December 2, 2015

VIDEO of Pope saying ‘fundamentalist’ Catholics do ‘harm,’ should be ‘combated’ ow.ly/Vovkd http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xy8izcEj44&sns=em

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Vatican’s Response to Paris Attack

November 14, 2015

Despicable and cowardly attacks. The Junior Varsity club according to Obama. When will the world act? Christians slaughtered around the world! Innocent people slaughtered for no reason.  We are here in Israel right now. The question we have been asked already multiple times in two days is, “Why Doesn’t the World Do Something? Where Is […]

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Fr. Larry Rochards has a Few Words to Say :-) – Now made public, sorry

November 11, 2015

Thanks Fr. Larry for your comments while with us in Athens Greece at Mars Hill where St. Paul spoke to the Athenians.

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Paul Loved Corinth the Best – We Loved it too

November 7, 2015

     The last day of our Rome, Greece and Turkey pilgrimage cruise in the footprints of St. Paul.  Two homilies from Fr. Larry in one day!  Corinthian is a spectacular site and Mass outdoors at the Judgment Seat was very moving. Enjoy! HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR DAY IN CORINTH, OUR FINAL MASSES AND FAREWELLS FR. […]

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The Book of Revelation Was Written Here – the Island of Patmos

November 5, 2015

St. John was exiled to the Island of Patmos for the word of God and the testimony of Jesus. Today we visited this island and celebrated Mass at cave where St. John lived and received his revelation. Enjoy! VISITING THE ISLAND OF PATMOS WITH ST. JOHN FR. LARRY RICHARD’S HOMILY ON PATMOS

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What was Old-fashioned Noah Thinking?

November 5, 2015

  

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Ephesus All Day! Great Biblical City

November 4, 2015

  Ephesus is an incredible city both culturally and biblically. We spent a full 10 hours going through the city today seeing all the highlights and learning a lot about St. Paul, Mary and St. John. Steve’s talks at the sites will be added tomorrow.  HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY THE MAKING OF TURKISH RUGS FR. […]

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