Catholic Enablers of Islam

May 4, 2017

Catholic Enablers of Islam by WILLIAM KILPATRICK in Crisis Magazine I recently wrote a piece about the civilizational struggle with Islam. In response, a reader asked for some specific practical ways that Catholics could resist Islam. I replied with a short list of steps Church leaders could take: Break off dialogue with Muslim Brotherhood-linked groups such as […]

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Cute Joke: Bad Starts that End Good

May 4, 2017

Jack wakes up with a huge hangover after attending his company’s Christmas party.  He didn’t even remember how he got home from the party. His head is pounding. Jack had to force himself to open his eyes. The first thing he sees is a couple of aspirins next to a glass of water on the […]

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Gethsemane, Mount of Olives, story of Salvation, Upper Room, Mount Zion and more

May 2, 2017

Mass at the rock where Jesus sweat drops of blood. Enjoy the powerful homily. Below is the video for our time at Gethsemane, Church of Pater Noster, the Story of Salvation from Adam and Eve until Today, Mt. Zion with the Upper Room and Dormition of Mary and More. Enjoy! Wish you were with us […]

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Consecration to Mary on 100th Anniversary of Fatima – Bishop James Conley

May 2, 2017

May 13, 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady of Fatima to the three shepherd children. We will be going to Fatima twice this year with pilgrimage groups and will arrive a few days after May 13th (due to crowds we avoided the actual day). Bishop James Conley shares his experience […]

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Bethlehem all Day! Nativity, Mass in a Cave and Dancing!

May 1, 2017

Great day both deeply spiritual, cultural and fun. We had Mass in a Cave with a great homily by Gr. John. Descending into the grotto to touch the birthplace of Our Lord then to wear the cloak of a saint and to dance with local Christians. Enjoy! DINNER AND DANCING!!!

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Joseph the Sissy or Joseph the Worker – Feast Day of the Worker

May 1, 2017

Today is the Feast day of St. Joseph the Worker! There are some pictures of Joseph I don’t appreciate so much. They present him almost as soft, effeminate like he just came out of a beauty parlor. It appears he never worked in the real world and has not a wrinkle on his clothes or […]

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Boat Ride on Galilee, Mass at Capernaum, Discovering Mary at Visitation, then Jerusalem

April 30, 2017

Enjoy today’s video from Boat Ride on Galilee, Mass at Capernaum to Discovering Mary at Visitation to Jerusalem. Great Body and Blood homily right where Jesus gave that teaching.

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Are You Buying REAL Holy Land Olive Wood Products? or Chinese Cheap Imports?

April 30, 2017

Tomorrow morning we will take our group to Bethlehem to buy quality Olive Wood products make and sold by the local Christians. When we bring our groups here we only take them to shops that sell the REAL DEAL, real Olive Wood products carved by the local Christians who are in much need of our help. In […]

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There are Two Seas in Palestine – Which One are You Like?

April 30, 2017

Since we are on a boat sailing the Sea of Galilee today, I thought I would share this parable that we will be reading to the pilgrims. Two Seas in Palestine, by Bruce Barton “There are two seas in Palestine. One is fresh, and fish are in it. Splashes of green adorn its banks. Trees […]

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Israel Day 3: Celebration of Food Donation Collection with Mass at Multiplication, and much more

April 29, 2017

Great day in Northern Israel. Enjoy! For the homily at Tabgha, the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish, for 25th anniversary of Food Donation Connection click here. One of the funniest and insightful homilies ever. Fantastic dinner celebrating 25th Anniversary of Food Donation Connection!

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Steve Ray’s Conversion Story up on “Why I’m Catholic”

April 29, 2017

This is a great website with conversion stories from every religious tradition imaginable to Catholic. The Why I’m Catholic website should be passed around to family and friends. It is very well done, beautifully laid out and full of great stories. Our story was posted this week. You can read it HERE.

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Holy Land Day 2: Transfiguration, Cana and Nazareth

April 28, 2017

Great day. Enjoy us virtually :-) Homily at Church of Transfiguration here.

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How Much Can a Camel Drink? – as he bites me!

April 28, 2017

Since we will soon be in Jordan and Israel again riding camels, I thought I would post some fun and interesting facts – and a movie of the camel trying to bite me. I recently wrote the Bible Study on Genesis for www.CatholicScriptureStudy.com. In chapter 24 Abraham sends his unnamed servant to find a bride […]

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Holy Land Pilgrime Arrived – Ready to Go!

April 27, 2017

NOTE TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THESE PILGRIMS — please messages below in Comments and I’ll read them on the bus. Humor is always appreciated ?? This Holy Land pilgrimage is sponsored by the Food Donation Connection which is a very marvelous organization that finds ways to collect wasted food and distribute it to the […]

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Updated List of Steve’s Prepared Talks for Parishes and Conferences

April 27, 2017

Nothing like standing in front of an excited group of on-fire Catholics wanting to learn and grow in the truth of our Faith. To see eager eyes and ready ears inspires me. Kids love these talks too – because of the energetic style and delivery full of content and good stories. What a thrill to […]

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Newly Renovated Tomb of Christ in the Holy Sepulchre

April 27, 2017

Before our group arrived today Janet and I visited the Tomb of Christ in the Holy Sepulchre a few days after its unveiling without the ugly iron girders that used to surround it for support. Here are a few pictures of the new exterior and one of the interior. Nothing is really changed (except removal […]

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