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Upcoming Pilgrimages – STAY TUNED

by Steve Ray on March 8, 2021


With international flights still at a virtual standstill and most countries still closed, we have two upcoming pilgrimages in the Good ‘Ol USA. To the Marian Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Wisconsin in July and the beginning of Catholicism in St. Augustine Florida in April. Also, the 2nd Holy Land is open […]

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Mass at the Holy Sepulchre

by Steve Ray on March 3, 2021


Join us on our next pilgrimage. Visit our upcoming pilgrimage page at www.FootprintsOfGod.com.

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What did you think of your pilgrimage? Two pilgrims discuss their very different experiences!

by Steve Ray on February 25, 2021


A pilgrim who has traveled with us to multiple destinations wrote to thank us for our great trips. I thanked him for his encouragement. He wrote back, “I guess it is human nature, everyone has their make of car, favorite scotch, etc.  Unless you have experienced another tour, the best in this case, you have […]

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Update on Travel and Vaccines as of 2/24/21; Optimistic for Travel this Fall back to the Lands of the Bible and the Church

by Steve Ray on February 24, 2021


STEVE AND JANET RAY HERE, ALONG WITH OUR GOOD FRIEND AND ASSOCIATE, JOHN HALE, AT CORPORATE TRAVEL SERVICE. Hope springs eternal, particularly this Spring! As we continue our long Lent, we look forward to the celebration of the resurrection of our Savior. Our hope is in Him and Him alone! We will all have a […]

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My Talk “How can a John Paul II Catholic Survive in a Pope Francis World”

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At the 20219 investiture of new Knights and Dames into the North Central Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre, I was asked to give the keynote talk on Sunday morning with a good number of bishops in attendance and several renowned theologians and radio personalities. (Photo: Janet and I with Patriarch of […]

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Great time with Amer Shehadeh and his wife Omima

by Steve Ray on February 13, 2021


Most all of you know Amer Shehadeh, my partner, guide and good friend who lives in Nazareth in Israel. Our last trip together was February 2020 before the virus hysteria. We were one of the very last groups to leave Israel before they closed the airport. He was in Houston Texas today where I was […]

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