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Biographical Profile for Steve & Janet RayName:     Stephen & Janet Ray
AKA:      " Jerusalem Jones"
Steve Ray is a convert to the Catholic Church and the author of three best-selling Ignatius Press books (Crossing the Tiber, Upon this Rock, and St. John's Gospel). He speaks at conferences around the world and is a regular guest on Catholic Answers Live, The Journey Home and has appeared on many other radio and TV programs, including Fox News. He is writer, producer and host of the 10-part video/DVD series "The Footprints of God: the Story of Salvation from Abraham to Augustine" filmed entirely on location in the Holy Land and surrounding countries. Steve and his wife Janet and are certified guides to the Holy Land and lead pilgrimages throughout the Middle East and Rome. He owns Distinctive Maintenance with 500 employees in Michigan and is a member of Legatus. He lives in Michigan with his wife Janet. He has four children and six grandchildren.Affiliations: Contributing Writer, Envoy Magazine, The Catholic Answer, This Rock Magazine; speaker at Call to Holiness, speaker at the St. Joseph Family Conferences, Steubenville's Defending the Faith Summer conferences, Fullness of Truth conferences, Catholic Scripture Study International and he's a regular on Catholic Answers Live, Relevant Radio, Ave Maria Radio and many more.
Board of Regents for Ave Maria University
Board Member of Ave Maria Foundation
Legatus Member since 1999
Board of Advisors for Catholics United for the Faith
Board of Advisors for Catholic Scripture Study International
Research Fellow for St. Paul Center
Knight and Lady of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre