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Steve Ray & Al Kresta Discuss the Amazing Catholic Country whose Modern Saints have changed the world

by Steve Ray on June 17, 2019


Steve joined Al Kresta on Ave Maria Radio and EWTN to discuss the Catholic country of Poland that has stood strong in the Faith through every kind of trial – including Nazism and Soviet domination. We discuss her modern saints that changed the world: St. John Paul II, St. Maria Faustina and the Divine Mercy […]

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Test (non-post)

by Steve Ray on June 14, 2019


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Good-bye Paris! Fairwells & Comments

by Steve Ray on June 12, 2019


The trip has come to an end and the bus is headed to the airport. It was more successful than we could’ve hoped for and it was a beautiful trip. Combining that D-Day commemorations on Omaha Beach in Normandy France along with all the saints and shrines of France made for a spectacular pilgrimage. Our […]

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Incorrupt Saints of Paris: Sts. Catherine Laboure & Vincent de Paul; Boat Ride on Seine River

by Steve Ray on June 11, 2019


After visiting the Church of the Miraculous Metal where we  venerated and prayed at the incorrupt Body of Saint Catherine Labore, we walked a block or two away to have Mass in front of the glass tomb of Saint Vincent de Paul who body is also incorrupt (homily here). Very meaningful and powerful for us […]

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Paris Day 1: Notre Dame Cathedral, Saints Chapelle over 1,000 Stained Glass windows) and Sacré Couers (Sacred Heart)

by Steve Ray on June 10, 2019


Our first day in Paris was filled with activities and wondrous sites. First, everyone woke up to the Eiffel Tower just outside our hotel and then a bountiful breakfast. We originally had Mass scheduled at the Notre Dame Cathedral but since the fire we had to change it to Sacré Couer. But we are taking […]

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Pentecost Sunday at Chartres Cathedral in France – Our 25th Anniversary as Catholics

by Steve Ray on June 9, 2019


We are leaving Brittany France and heading east back towards Paris. Halfway we will stop at Chartres where we will have free time in the city, a tour of the magnificent cathedral church and Mass in the grotto (Fr. Dan’s excellent homily here). Today is Janet and my 25th anniversary as Catholics. We are received […]

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