Open Forum for Non-Catholics

Friday, Mar 23, 2012 - 7pm ET

Steve Ray answers:

If saints are not omnipresent as God is, how would praying to them be possible or helpful?

My wife and I decided a long time ago that I would have a vasectomy -- what can I do about this now that I am joining the Church?

Regarding the Gospel passage that says that Jesus cast out a legion from a possessed man, who then asked if he could come with him -- did Jesus ever return to that region?

What are your thoughts on the statement that a person who prescribes birth control is not pro-life?

What is the Church’s stance on interracial marriage?

I want to become a priest -- what will be the best steps to joining the Catholic Church?

How does the Catholic Church feel about willful sin?

What is the Latin phrase for “praise God for the sin of Adam,” which means that Adam’s sin allowed us to see the mercy of God? 

Crossing The Tiber
"In Crossing The Tiber, Ray shares with the reader hia exhilarating journey into the Catholic Church. He convincingly lays out the issues that carried them over the ""uncrossable chasm"" and into the Catholic Church. Thoroughly documented with over 400 footnotes, Crossing The Tiber contains an extensive compilation of Biblical and Patristic quotations and commentary on the issues of Baptism and the Eucharist, as well as a thorough analysis of Sola Scriptura and Tradition. A must-read for those considering the claims of the Catholic Church."