The "Night of Hope" that was live-streamed last evening from Franciscan University exceeded our wildest expectations. There were 30,000 individual viewers, over a million page hits, and many who didn't watch it last evening are now watching the video and sharing it with friends. It was a powerful event. If you haven't seen it I'd [...]
The fact that I've done over 140 Steubenville summer conferences really blows my mind.
PHOTO: Me and Clayton Farris, who plays "Sonny", on the "Ask J" set. There was a time when adolescence was considered to be a moment of asking the Great Questions in life: Why am I here? What is my purpose? Why is there suffering in the world? In previous generations they'd ask family members, a [...]
Would you like to hear how you might better discern God's will in your life with a bunch of 80's references thrown in? Of course you would. Check out this podcast hosted by my good friend, Matt Leonard: http://matthewsleonard.com/the-gospel-accordion-to-bob-rice/
Well, you know you are too busy when "blog about summer" stays on your to-do list until you realize it is October already! Hard to believe time has flown by. If you've been watching my tweets and Instagram, you might have amused yourself playing the game, "Where in the world is Bob Rice?" Since last May, [...]
Over the past few months of travel I've gotten to talk to three different couples who have dealt with infertility. One couple just adopted a baby; the other two were praying about it. Infertility is a difficult cross for a couple to bear and I think many times we (as a society) are insensitive about it. [...]
I'm excited to officially announce that my latest CD, "Mercifulove: Best of Bob Rice 2006-2015" is now available! You can download songs on ITUNES or download/purchase physical copies of the CD on CDBABY. Though mostly a collection of previously released music, there are three "firsts" that make this CD special (well, to me anyway). The [...]
http://youtu.be/l4j-nMbvz-k A young man asks for guidance and gets more than he asks for. I wrote this video as primer for a conversation on the importance of listening to your conscience. Enjoy!
This morning’s Gospel reading is the famous story of the Good Samaritan. After mentioning that we must “love our neighbor as ourself” a scholar asks Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” Jesus tells the story of a man who was beaten by robbers and left by the side of the road to die. A priest and [...]