Conversions

Courage Brings a Run-Away to Final Peace with God and Himself

July 28, 2013

My friend Gary Gibson writes, Fifty years ago this summer, I ran away from home, never to return. I was only 13 years old. Since my mother had no means of supporting 5 kids after divorcing my Dad, we had no other option than to live with my Dad. I was the oldest child and [...]

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Jim’s Story: Born Presbyterian, then to Parties, Drugs … Protestantism and finally to the Church

June 26, 2013

Conversion stories are always so compelling. Jim’s is full of good content that can help another understand and see the truth of the Catholic Church. This story is about 23 pages but a very good read. Hope you enjoy it. By the way, below is also a link to his wife Julie’s story :-) She [...]

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From Alcohol and Drugs to the Church and Recovery: Martin’s Story

May 2, 2013

My experience as a Christian began as a child when I was baptised. At age seven I received instructions in my faith as a Roman Catholic in order to receive the sacraments of First Reconciliation and Communion. We continued to attend Mass as a family whilst I was growing up, mainly to worship and praise [...]

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Pope Benedict’s “First Convert” – and a Jewish Convert at that

April 20, 2013

Groucho Marx once said, “I wouldn’t want to belong to any club that would have a guy like me as a member.”  So began my witness testimony at the Easter Vigil on April 7, 2007, when my wife Barbara and I entered the Catholic Church. For a New York Jew, who’d detested the name “Jesus” [...]

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Tiffany’s Story: Surprised What She Found

April 19, 2013

In July 2009 at 20 years of age, I came into full communion with the Catholic Church, having been formerly a Baptist highly involved in my high school youth group, as well as being a non-denominational who served on foreign mission trips with that faith community in the two years of high school graduation. I [...]

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Becoming Catholic, Our Experience this Easter: Timothy’s Story

April 5, 2013

March 31, 2013 Easter Sunday  That last several days have been a blur. I hardly know where to begin. The two nights of Eucharistic Adoration in the main sanctuary of St. Teresa’s this past Tuesday and Wednesday was beyond words for Jackie and I. I thought about this as we were going home, what if you [...]

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A Protestant Minister Writes: “I am Joining the Catholic Church!”

March 25, 2013

“Today I was enrolled in the Rite of Election to come into full communion with the Catholic Church. For many of you this may come as no surprise for others it might be something of a shock. It was not a decision I entered into lightly, after all as a protestant minister this decision amounts to essentially walking away from my career up [...]

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Catholics Doing Street Evangelism? Yes, and Growing Fast! Join them!

January 10, 2013

 Cities across the country are now set up with Catholics evangelizing in the streets. And the phenomenon is growing. Many are converts, some have been Catholics all their lives – but all are excited and can’t keep it quiet any longer.  They are training new recruits. It is fun and fruitful. It is blessed and [...]

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New Convert Holds His Ground with a Street Preacher

September 18, 2012

I was so delighted to receive this e-mail that I had to share it with everyone! Hi Steve, Just had to share this…I was visiting San Antonio this weekend and as I walked around the riverwalk section of town, a gentleman approached me with a gospel tract. When he asked, “Are you sure you are [...]

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Atheist Blogger Converts to Catholicism

June 25, 2012

To read the whole story, click HERE. ****************+* Apparently, conversations matter. Former atheist blogger Leah Libresco can tell you. She recently converted to Catholicism, and her story is making waves. One of the main reasons for Libresco’s conversion? The deep connection between the existence of God and the possibility for moral action. As Libresco points [...]

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Jackie’s Story: Catholic to Methodist, eventually back to Catholic

June 18, 2012

So it was within those Sunday school classes, that I began to feel the stirrings of the Spirit again but still did not recognize it for what it was.  I actually found myself defending various misconceptions with regards to the Catholic faith when someone in class would erroneously make a comment that I knew to [...]

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Landslide of Lutherans into the Catholic Church

June 12, 2012

Article in National Catholic Register, by my friend Tim Drake One of the most under-reported religious stories of the past decade has been the movement of Lutherans across the Tiber. What first began with prominent Lutherans, such as Richard John Neuhaus (1990) and Robert Wilken (1994), coming into the Catholic Church, has become more of [...]

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Evangelicals Becoming Catholic, why?

May 24, 2012

Below is an interesting YouTube video (really audio) of an Evangelical Radio show in which two Evangelicals discuss why so many Evangelical Protestants are leaving to join the Catholic Church. The host and guest are trying to be honest in the show entitled  “Why Evangelicals are Returning to Rome.” Although towards the end of the [...]

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Dudley and Diane Brossette’s Conversion: From Searching Many Churches to Catholic

April 8, 2012

“Dudley and I met and married after we had both gone through divorces. We blended a family of eight children, so our life was full of excitement and difficulties. “We had both been raised in Protestant churches and have families who serve the Lord according to their understanding of scriptural truth. We had little disagreement [...]

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Matt Gibson’s Conversion Story: Lutheran to the Dumps to Catholic

April 6, 2012

Here is an excerpt from Matt’s story: “I was very proud of my Lutheran faith.  I would argue with my Catholic friends till I was blue in the face.  I remember being invited to go to Mass with one of my Catholic friends.  I went and remember sitting there thinking what am I doing here.  [...]

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Steve Ray’s Conversion Story up on “Why I’m Catholic”

March 27, 2012

 This is a great website with conversion stories from every religious tradition imaginable to Catholic. The Why I’m Catholic website should be passed around to family and friends. It is very well done, beautifully laid out and full of great stories. Our story was posted this week. You can read it HERE.  

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