How Do They Cook Spinach in Rome?

June 21, 2016

Posted a while ago but in Rome now eating spinach again so thought we’d share again… Janet and I (and our whole family) are keeping healthy with losing weight, exercise and eating good food. While in Rome last week Janet and I ate spinach every day. (Spinach is a SuperFood.) The spinach we ate was [...]

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Steve’s Newest Talk Available: “Islam, What Every Infidel Should Know”

June 21, 2016

Without holding back any punches or “uncomfortable truths” Steve exposes Islam for what it is and gives the politically incorrect explanation of Muslim beliefs and practice.  Steve’s New CD available now for Pre-Order. CD’s will ship in mid-July. All orders of multiple items containing the pre-order will ship together. Want the mp3 version? Find it HERE. [...]

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Arrival in Rome and Drive to Medieval Assisi

June 20, 2016

Today everyone arrived safe and sound in the Rome Airport and we drove north to Assisi. We had a great day with Mass at the Church of San Francesco in the monastery. We had free time to explore the city and pray at his tomb. A great Italian dinner and then to bed for a [...]

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Jesus Was A Jew – So What is That To You?

June 20, 2016

 Jesus was a Jew. This fact may escape the casual reader of the New Testament, but it is crucial to understanding Jesus and the book written about him—the Bible. Unhappily, in 21st century America we are far removed from the land of Israel and the ancient culture and religion of Jesus and his Jewish ancestors.  [...]

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Two Sample E-mails that Make My Heart Sing

June 19, 2016

Number 1: Steve, I know you get a ton of emails, but I still want to email you and tell you how much of an impact you had on me converting to the Catholic faith. Your talks on he Church Fathers had the biggest impact on me. After studying the Church Fathers, I knew Catholicism [...]

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Canon Law and the Pope’s Unfortunate Words on Cohabitation and Non-sacramental Marriages

June 19, 2016

There are so many issues to write about; I would have wished that this would not be one of them, but… Canon Lawyer Dr. Ed Peters brings clarity to the confusion caused by the Pope’s recent words.  If you’re concerned about marriage, the problems in the Church in that regard, the Pope’s recent words about [...]

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Can’t Believe I Agree with Comedian Bill Maher: He Embarrasses Newscaster Charlie Rose on Islam

June 18, 2016

I cannot believe I agree with the uber-liberal, anti-religionist comedian Bill Maher. But on this I do! Interesting video with two liberal, anti-religion guys discussing Islam. Bill Maher buries Charlie Rose, making him look like a fool – which he is of course. Worth watching. This version is edited for three reasons: 1) Lots of [...]

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Are Catholics to Blame for the Orlando Jihad Slaughter?

June 18, 2016

UPDATE: Bishop Lynch rebuked by Archbishop of Miami. Some say “Yes!” including Bishop Robert Lynch, the bishop of St. Petersburg Florida who said, “sadly it is religion, including our own, which targets, mostly verbally, and also often breeds contempt for gays, lesbians and transgender people. (Let’s hope he soon corrects or clarifies his comment.) Attacks [...]

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UPDATED 6/18/16: Pope: “the great majority of our sacramental marriages are null” -Ed Peters Responds

June 17, 2016

Updates: Dr. Peters’ follow-up to article below: The Missing Middle Term on the Pope’s Off the Cuff Comments on Marriage John Allen of Crux responds to Dr. Peters and defends the Pope: Lets Not Get Bent Out of Shape by Changes to Papal Transcripts Canon Lawyer Ed Peters fires back to John Allen’s comments and criticism: A [...]

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Join Franciscan University and Us (with Family’s!) in the Holy Land over Christmas Break!

June 17, 2016

This is a “Family Holy Land Pilgrimage” where we are inviting families with their kids young and old to join us. We have added things to this pilgrimage for the young people. Grandparents, consider bringing your grandkids, or at least funding their trip. It is a great way to seal the Catholic Faith in their [...]

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How Did a Nice Baptist Kid from Texas Become a Catholic Priest? “Are You Saved?”

June 16, 2016

How did a Baptist kid from Gilmore Texas eventually become a Catholic priest? This is a delightful story full of instruction and apologetics.  I love to share conversion stories to affirm our Catholic Faith. Such a story as this rings in our hearts and confirms that we are in the right place. It also gives [...]

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Nice Review of my Book “Crossing the Tiber”

June 15, 2016

The diocese of Tyler Texas has a beautiful glossy magazine and this issue is about apologetics. Excellent magazine. This month has a review of my book Crossing the Tiber and Hahn’s book Rome Sweet Home. The priest who wrote the article says these are “books to give away” and tells how he buys them for [...]

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Mel Gibson Plans Sequel to “Passion of the Christ”

June 14, 2016

Well, this is exciting! With the Passion being the best movie ever made on the Passion of Jesus, I am looking forward to the sequel which will center on the resurrection. Bravo Wallace and Gibson. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/mel-gibson-planning-passion-christ-901299

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The Kiss of Mercy

June 14, 2016

My daughter-in-law Anna is very insightful about spiritual things, and in raising our grandkids. Couldn’t ask for a better daughter (in-law, though we consider her our daughter by now :-) She put this up on her FaceBook page and I was compelled to share it. Janet and I read this with tears in our eyes [...]

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Questions I Answered on Catholic Answers Live – Jesus’ Miracles

June 13, 2016

We did a show on the Miracles of Jesus, especially the Eucharist and the Multiplication of Loaves. You can listen on-line HERE. Podcasts and other listening options HERE. QUESTIONS I ANSWERED: 1. After stating that we must eat His flesh to have eternal life, in John 6:63 Jesus says the “flesh profits nothing” – how [...]

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Multiplication of Loaves a Miracle or Just a Lesson in Sharing?

June 12, 2016

I will be on Catholic Answers Live Monday at 6:00 PM Eastern. We will discuss the Miracles of Jesus with an emphasis on the Multiplication of Loaves and Fish. When confronted with this at Mass a while ago I wrote a letter to the priest which became an article in Catholic Answers Magazine. Article HERE.  In [...]

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