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St. Maria Goretti

  Today is the feast day of one of my favorite saints, St. Maria Goretti. As a young man, I had two medals on my scapular: one was St. Joseph, and the other was St. Maria Goretti. Her story of purity, faith, and forgiveness… Continue Reading “St. Maria Goretti”

20 Years Later

It was the summer of 1994 when I first set foot on campus at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. I had been hired to speak at a Steubenville Youth Conference, something I hadn’t even heard of until a few months before. At that time… Continue Reading “20 Years Later”

Let This Be A Church Again

When I first started typing the description of the video, I wrote, “I think I did a good job playing with myself.” And then I fell over laughing. All of my great-grandparents are from Ireland and I’ve always had an affinity for Celtic music.… Continue Reading “Let This Be A Church Again”

Never Been Disappointed

Here’s a song that will be off the new CD, “The Gospel Accordion to Bob Rice.” It’s called “Never Been Disappointed” and it’s based on Habakkuk 2:3, “For the vision is a witness for the appointed time, a testimony to the end; it will… Continue Reading “Never Been Disappointed”

Rockin’ at the Steubenville Youth Conference

Last weekend I had the chance to worship with two thousand teenagers from across the country to came to Franciscan University for the first summer youth conference! It was an amazing weekend, and I was so grateful to be a part of it! For… Continue Reading “Rockin’ at the Steubenville Youth Conference”

The Sounds of Summer

Last weekend, the Steubenville Summer Conferences began with the Catholic Charismatic Conference, and tomorrow over a thousand young people will come to campus for the summer’s first youth conference. People who went to the conference last weekend asked me about the new music I… Continue Reading “The Sounds of Summer”

The Gospel Accordion To Bob Rice

Friends, I’m proud to announce my newest CD: The Gospel Accordion To Bob Rice. Or at least I’d like to announce the idea of it. It doesn’t yet exist. I was planning on recording it a few months ago, but then the medical bills… Continue Reading “The Gospel Accordion To Bob Rice”

Now I’m an “Award Winning” Script Writer!

Or at least I can say I’m a script writer of award winning films 🙂 Last week the John Paul II Film Festival in Miami, FL awarded the video, “Zombies Vs. Jesus” an award for the best short film. As I mentioned in an earlier… Continue Reading “Now I’m an “Award Winning” Script Writer!”

How the Catechism Made Me Catholic

I remember looking down and seeing blood on my hands. My head was still spinning from the line of cocaine that I snorted in the bathroom. The prostitute I just had sex with was face down on the bed, murdered. Did I do it?… Continue Reading “How the Catechism Made Me Catholic”