Exclusive Video: Holy Week inside Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

April 14, 2020

Join the Franciscan Friars for Easter in an exclusive – inside the Holy Sepulchre during the virus lockdown. Thanks to my friends Jeries Majlaton and Fr. Sinisa who provided me with exclusive photos and video footage inside the Holy Sepulchre during the Holy Week Triduum. The Franciscans are on lockdown inside the church and celebrated […]

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Steve’s 1/2 hour podcast: “Witnesses to the Resurrection” on Relevant Radio

April 13, 2020

After counting the different individuals or entities who were at the Tomb or later witnesses of the resurrected Christ, I came up with 15 witnesses in 9 locations. Enjoy the podcast! The interview starts at 02:40 minutes into the show.

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Andrea Bocelli: Music For Hope – Live From Duomo di Milano on Easter

April 13, 2020

On Easter Sunday (April 12, 2020), by invitation of the City and of the Duomo cathedral of Milan, Italian global music icon Andrea Bocelli gave a solo performance representing a message of love, healing and hope to Italy and the world. Already as of Monday AM 27 million have watched this video and listened to […]

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How Long Was Jesus in the Tomb? Another Contradiction?

April 12, 2020

“For just as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the sea monster, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth” (Matt. 12:38-40) Skeptics claim to have discovered an error in the New Testament —claiming Jesus was not in the tomb […]

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The Virus that Stole Easter

April 11, 2020

If you have someone who reads well in the family, have them read this poem aloud. You will all love it and it fits right in with Easter and our current isolation. The Virus that Stole Easter By Kristi Bothur With a nod to Dr. Seuss Twas late in ‘19 when the virus began Bringing […]

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How you can tell if Steve and Janet Ray are at Mass

April 11, 2020

Since our group is riding camels today in Jericho, I thought I would post this funny picture. Check your church parking lot. See a camel? Steve and Janet may be there for Mass :-)

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Podcast of Virtual Tour of the Passion with Steve Ray on Relevant Radio

April 10, 2020

We spent about an hour walking through the Passion on Relevant Radio – a conversation with Steve Ray and Drew Mariani. Enjoy!

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Did God Die on the Cross? How Can God Die?

April 10, 2020

Almost every day I get questions. I always try to answer, even if briefly. Today I received a question from Raymund in the Philippines. He is part of a apologetics group and they got very hung up on whether God died on the cross. Here is his e-mail: Greetings Mr. Stephen:  I am a great follower […]

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When Was Jesus Crucified? How Long on the Cross? Do the Gospels Contradict Each Other?

April 10, 2020

Do the Gospels Conflict? How Long was Jesus on the Cross? (See also Was Jesus Crucified Naked? and How Long Was Jesus in the Tomb?) The question intrigued me sufficiently enough that I spent the best part of a day working on it. On the surface there seems to be a contradiction in the Gospels, mentioning different […]

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Steve Ray’s Q & A on Catholic Answers Live, Monday 4-6-20

April 7, 2020

As we begin Holy Week, Steve Ray discusses the Cross of Christ and the figures surrounding it. Questions Covered (clicking on a timestamp below takes you to their website where the time link actually works; otherwise you can listen to the whole show with the audio link below): 19:48 – Why did God send his Son […]

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Steve’s Past and Upcoming Radio Shows for Holy Week

April 7, 2020

WEDNESDAY: Spirit Catholic Radio “The Passion” at 8:40 AM – 9:00 Eastern https://www.radio.net/s/kvss Terry & Jesse Show “Stations of the Cross, Part II” at 2:15 – 3:00 Eastern https://virginmostpowerfulradio.org/our-shows/the-terry-and-jesse-show/ THURSDAY: Relevant Radio, Drew Mariani Show Virtual Tour of the Passion: 5:00-6:00 PM Eastern www.RelevantRadio.com. Amer and I on Teresa Tomeo show yesterday. It starts at […]

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Amer (from Nazareth) and Me (Steve in US) Discuss the Holy Land today with Teresa Tomeo

April 7, 2020

Amer Shehadeh (BesTour) and I (Steve Ray) discussed the current situation in Israel with the Wuhan coronavirus shutdown. Amer explains the situation of Christians under the current isolation mandate and the condition of the holy sites. (Picture: In Tiberias with David our driver, me and Janet with Amer Shehadeh.) We discussed the shutdown of the […]

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Was Jesus Clothed or Naked at the Crucifixion?

April 7, 2020

A few years ago I wrote an article entitled “Was Jesus Crucified Naked?” It generated a lot of comments, some very critical. A very kind person wrote to me today about that article saying they was uncomfortable with the idea that Mary was looking up at unclothed men on crosses. THEY WROTE: It was my […]

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Special Lenten Bundle for a Great Price

April 6, 2020

Steve Ray’s exciting one hour talk – a virtual tour of the Stations of the Cross from a medical, historical, typological, biblical basis. This is something Steve has actually walked in Jerusalem over 100 times. Also Steve’s 1 hour presentation of every aspect of the crucifixion in graphic detail to help you realize the cost […]

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Watch Closing of the Holy Sepulchre Indefinitely for Virus Fear

April 6, 2020

Here you will see the streets of Jerusalem compared a month ago and today. After a gorgeous video showing the inside of the Tomb, watch the closing of the Holy Sepulchre. Watch the sad moment when the doors are locked and the custodian, my friend Omar, walks away. The movie was taken by my friend […]

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NOW Virtual Men’s Conference On-line

April 5, 2020

Today is the last day of the virtual men’s conference that is online with over 60 presenters. I am among them with my talk about “Importance of Fatherhood, My Stories and Experience.” FROM THEIR WEBSITE: Today is the final day of our Premium Pass discount offer to save nearly 50% on our conference bundle for […]

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