The Cross & the Crucifix: Letter to a Fundamentalist

August 17, 2016

The Cross & the Crucifix (From a letter Steve wrote to a Evangelical Protestant who asked about the Catholic Crucifix) Dear Evangelical Friend: You display a bare cross in your home; we display the cross and the crucifix. What is the difference and why? The cross is an upright post with a crossbeam in the […]

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Poland Day 3: Most Sacred Polish Site with Mass in Front of the Black Madonna, then to Mountains of Zakopane

August 16, 2016

Enjoy the beauty and spirituality of the day! Click here for Fr. Darryl Roman’s homily in front of the Black Madonna at Czestahowa.

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What’s the Deal with Infant Baptism?

August 16, 2016

What’s the Deal with Infant Baptism? by Steve Ray My past tradition — Fundamentalist Baptist — rejected Infant Baptism. In fact, the Baptist tradition originated during the “Reformation” when they broke from Rome (and Luther) and promoted “ana-baptism” which means — baptized again. The infant baptism taught by the Catholic Church was utterly rejected and they “re-baptized” […]

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St. Maximilian Kolbe, Touring Old City of Warsaw and History of 1,050 years of Catholic Faith

August 15, 2016

Great day visiting the city of the Immaculate Conception built by St. Maximilian Kolbe which at one time before World War II was the largest monastery in the world with 760 Franciscans and published a newspaper which used 1,200 tons of paper a year. It strengthened the Polish people to withstand the onslaught of the […]

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Eucharistic Miracles Website

August 15, 2016

Interesting site with articles on the Eucharist and the Real Presence, a catalog of Eucharistic miracles and more. It is a wealth of information — especially as we approach Corpus Christi Sunday. I knew nothing of this as a Protestant and find it absolutely intriguing now. I am so glad to be a Catholic and […]

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“Why do you Catholics believe Mary ascended into heaven?”

August 14, 2016

Nice article from LifeTeen: About twelve years ago a teen named Billy asked me this question, “Why do you Catholics believe that Mary ascended into heaven, when it’s not even in the Bible?” He said “you Catholics” because he went to a local Bible Church but had been coming to a Life Teen Summer Bible […]

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Warsaw Poland, Heroic Martyr Priests and Incredible First Day

August 14, 2016

The plane landed and we have 70 excited pilgrims who will join us in following the footprints of the great Polish saints: St. John Paul II, St. Maximilian Kolbe, St. Maria Faustina and the Divine Mercy and St. Edith Stein (St. Maria Benedicta). Enjoy the movie of today! For today’s homily by Fr. Darryl Roman, […]

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My Free St. Paul Timeline

August 13, 2016

Since many people have no clue about the real life and timeline of St. Paul and his epistles, I am posting my St. Paul Timeline so everyone can get the big picture. Please feel free to print and use for personal use. When I was teaching my series on Acts of the Apostles (see the audio CDs […]

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Are Christians and Muslims Equally Violent? Pope Francis’ Answer was Painfully Shallow and Evasive

August 11, 2016

An excerpt from Catholic World Report written by Carl Olsen “The Pope and Fundamentalism” “…This is apparently how Pope Francis understands fundamentalism as well, based on remarks made on several occasions, most recently in his presser on the flight back to the Vatican from his time at World Youth Day in Krakow. As is often […]

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Pilgrimage to Mexico-Guadalupe

August 11, 2016

We are looking for Spanish-speaking bishop or priest, preferably from Mexico and knowledgeable about Catholic history in Mexico to be our chaplain for our “Catholic Heritage of Mexico Pilgrimage” from Nov. 28 – Dec. 7, 2016. We will be visiting Mexico City, a full day in Guadalupe and many villages and historical sites in the […]

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Mary, Queen of Heaven

August 11, 2016

A while ago a man called in to say my argument for the Assumption of Mary including references from the Old Testament was wrong. I had quoted 1 Kings 2:19 where Solomon had raised his mother up to a throne to be Queen of the Kingdom. He said that was the ONLY case of a […]

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Join us on a Catholic Tour of Germany following Martin Luther and the “Protestant Reformation”

August 10, 2016

The 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Schism is upon us. Protestants are celebrating 500 years from Martin Luther nailing his 95 Thesis on the Wittenburg Church door. His actions divided Christendom and caused untold problems. Protestants of course consider this revolt as the restoration of the biblical Christianity and salvation by “faith alone.” Steve and […]

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St. James, Slayer of Muslims (Moors)

August 10, 2016

Sure sounds politically incorrect, eh? But in Spain – especially at Santiago de Compostela – a city dedicated to St. James – that is a popular title of St. James, one of Our Lord’s twelve apostles. Spain has had a rough history with Muslims invading their land. They fought back and eventually pushed the Muslim […]

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Questions Steve Answered on Catholic Answers Live: “How to Love Your Spouse”

August 9, 2016

To listen on-line, click HERE. For podcasts and other listening options, click HERE. Steve’s wife Janet jumped in to comment on him and their marriage before the show began :-) 1. What do you mean that real love is not a feeling? 2. How have you maintained love with our wife over 40 years? 3. […]

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Steve’s Interview about his trips to India, the Work of the Apostles after Pentecost and more

August 5, 2016
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Another Chart of the Apostles after the New Testament

August 4, 2016

I posted a chart a few weeks ago but this one surfaces and since everyone seemed very interested in the previous post, I thought you’d appreciate this one as well. Thanks to the ChurchPop.com website site. For another chart, click here.

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