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When will Pope John Paul II be canonized?

August 3, 2013

There are a few dates floating around: one is December 8th of 2013, the other is Divine Mercy Sunday, April 24, 2014. Either way we are prepared with flights and hotel rooms reserved for any scenario. We are building another amazing itinerary that no one else will replicate. We are lining up special guests and [...]

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Octopus, Dinner in…

July 26, 2013

…Santiago de Compostela. Tomorrow the Tomb of the Apostle St. James. Stay tuned for my adventure hike seeing everything at Fatima today and my walking tour of Santiago de Compost tomorrow. I LOVE being catholic, sharing it with my wonderful wife Janet, sharing it with the whole world and demonstrating the truth and beauty of [...]

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David Gray’s Story: From Prison and Attempted Suicide to the Catholic Church

June 23, 2013

In my articles ‘Losing and Finding it All’ and ‘The Day I Heard the Lord’s Voice; The Day I Knew Jesus Is Real’I talked about how I moved from being an Agnostic to a Christian. I wish I could say that I went to prison and found Christ, but that would not be the truth [...]

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FREE MP3, Riddles, and more in my Pentecost Newsletter

May 18, 2013

Don’t miss one of my more recent Pentecost MP3 recordings where I take you up to the Upper Room in Jerusalem and explain how the Church was born 50 days after Christ rose from the dead!! Let me know what you think of my recent newsletter.    

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Canon Lawyer Ed Peters Comments on Vatican Press Offices Unfortunate Comments about Disregard for Liturgical Law with Foot-washing

April 1, 2013

UPDATE 4/6/13 Ed Peters Responds to a critic Ed Peters Discusses Disregard for Liturgical Law in Washing Women’s Feet and Unhelpful Response from the Vatican Press Office. http://wp.me/p25nov-AP The background to this controversy is the antinomianism that prevails today. The Church is passing through a period in which the relationship between ecclesiastical law and the [...]

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So, the Pope Washed Female & Muslim Feet on Holy Thursday (updated Friday 9:00 AM EST)

March 28, 2013

Ed Peters Discusses Disregard for Law in Washing Women’s Feet USA Today Catholic World Report UK Telegraph, included kissing foot of a young Muslim woman Full Content of Pope’s Holy Thursday Foot-washing Mass New: Vatican’s Comments on Pope Francis Washing Women’s Feet Jimmy Akin’s Comments here. Fr. Longnecker’s comments Fr. Z’s comments AP’s Pope’s Foot-washing [...]

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Pelosi and Biden and Communion in Rome

March 20, 2013

Nancy Pelosi will not change on her own, by Canon Lawyer Dr. Edward Peters > (L’Osservatore Romano/AP) Pope Francis meets U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill, after his installation Mass at the Vatican on March 19, 2013. Communion time in St. Peter’s is, for the vast majority of lay persons (not heads [...]

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How to Criticize a Pope who is Squeaky Clean with Integrity

March 15, 2013

When nothing else will work, accuse a Catholic prelate of NSO by Dr. Edward Peters The mainstream media is in panic over Pope Francis. The new pope is solidly opposed to everything big media wants (contraception, abortion, ‘same-sex marriage’, etc.), but it can’t simply write him off as an out-of-touch academic (Benedict) or as a [...]

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Al Kresta’s Excellent Review of our New Pope

March 14, 2013

Al Kresta, CEO Ave Maria Communications March 14, 2013 You know you are in the presence of greatness when your only reservation about someone is his age. We have a new pope and, the worst thing that observant Catholics can say about him, is that he is a bit older than they had hoped. Pope [...]

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What Will Happen Once the Pope Is Elected?

March 12, 2013

Proceedings From Election to 1st Apostolic Blessing VATICAN CITY, March 12, 2013 (Zenit.org) – Drawing from the booklet “Conclave” by Monsignor Charles Burns, the ecclesiastical adviser at the British Embassy to the Holy See, here is a summary of the proceedings that will occur once the cardinals choose a new pope. * * * As [...]

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White Smoke, Black Smoke

March 12, 2013

How to Signal the Election of a New Pope VATICAN CITY, March 12, 2013 (Zenit.org) – Beginning with the Conclave in 2005, in order to better distinguish the colour of the “fumate” (smoke signalling the election or non-election of a pontiff), a secondary apparatus is used to generate the smoke in addition to the traditional [...]

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Why You Don’t Have to Worry about Malachy’s Predictions on the New Pope and the End of Time

March 10, 2013

Al Kresta interviews Jimmy Akin about Malachy’s Predictions

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Special Offer for the Year of Faith

March 7, 2013

Jesse Ray here. We just finished producing my dad’s newest recorded talk on CD. Proclaiming the Gospel: Back Then – And All Over Again. It is available now for a special price along with his popular book called Faith for Beginners – Understanding the Creeds.  Sample 1 | Sample 2 Click HERE to learn more.

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Video of My Recent Talk at Franciscan U. in Stuebenville

February 25, 2013

I recently gave my talk “Swimming Upstream: Living and Proclaing the Faith in a Neo-pagan World.” It has been posted free for watching on their website http://www.franciscan.edu/News/2013/Ray-on-Evangelization/

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Pope’s Farewell at Sunday’s Angelus; Changes Conclave’s Rules for Election of New Pope

February 24, 2013

He explains his continuing service to the Church: Dear brothers and sisters, I hear this Word of God addressed to me in a special way during this moment of my life. Thank you! The Lord is calling me to “scale the mountain,” to dedicate myself still more to prayer and to meditation. But this does [...]

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Obama Administration: We Can and Will Force Christians to Act Against Their Faith

January 8, 2013

By Terence P. Jeffrey December 29, 2012   David and Barbara Green of Hobby Lobby  (CNSNews.com) – In a legal argument formally presented in federal court in the case of Hobby Lobby v. Kathleen Sebelius, the Obama administration is claiming that the First Amendment—which expressly denies the government the authority to prohibit the “free exercise” of religion—nonetheless [...]

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