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2 Million Miles with Delta, Yikes!

by Steve Ray on November 20, 2017


The circumference of the earth is 24,901 miles. If you fly all the way around the earth 80 times you have 2 million miles. Delta Airlines just wrote to me and told me I have done just that. Yikes! That is a lot of miles and a lot of time on a plane. My good wife […]

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A Father-Son Story

by Jesse Ray on November 17, 2017


By Fr. Joseph Fessio 2018 will be the 40th anniversary of Ignatius Press. There are many stories I could tell about all the blessings God has showered upon us during that time. But one story is especially pertinent because it’s also about the next forty years of Ignatius Press—and it’s one we hope you’ll consider being […]

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Holy Land Pilgrimage Final Farewells and Comments

by Steve Ray on November 16, 2017


It is always fun to hear what people have to say about the pilgrimage we just completed. They’re enjoyable, interesting and worth listening to. Enjoy!

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Day 8: Final Day Riding Camels, Swimming in Dead Sea and more

by Steve Ray on


Today is the last day and a lot of fun. We visit the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, ride camels and have lunch in Jericho. And that’s not all — there’s a whole lot more. Enjoy this video of our final day! For the homily of the concluding Mass, click here. Don’t forget to […]

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Day 7: Via Dolorosa, Mass at Calvary, Western Wall and more

by Steve Ray on


Today was our very early morning. We wanted to walk the Via Dolorosa before the sun rose and arrive at Calvary with our hand held olivewood crosses. We all touched the top of Calvary and had Mass at the foot of the cross. Homily here. We also went to the Western Wall and then had […]

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Day 6: Gethsemane, Mt. of Olives, Upper Room, Passover Lamb, DANCING, and more!

by Steve Ray on November 14, 2017


Great day in the land of our Lord and Lady. Great homily at Gethsemane here. Lots of amazing sites and experiences. Enjoy the dancing!

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