Conversions

Dominos Pizza Magnate Tom Monaghan Compares Himself to Hugh Hefner

March 15, 2012

If it weren’t for his faith, Domino’s Pizza founder Tom Monaghan said he’d be like Hugh Hefner right now, bathing in luxury after luxury. At least that’s what he told JSerra Catholic High School students in San Juan Capistrano on Thursday during a private speaking engagement that was also open to the community. His message [...]

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Kicking and Screaming: Dustin Mantz’s Journey to the Catholic Church

March 13, 2012

Intro: I stand at over six feet, with broad shoulders, a thick goatee on my face, and seventeen tattoos covering my body; my looks don’t match other’s perceptions of what a man like me should look like.  When I was a guitarist in a band, playing in dive bars and dance halls, I looked the [...]

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Sandra Reads Herself into the Catholic Church

January 26, 2012

My conversion story will probably sound like every other convert story. You hear the phrase from a lot of converts to the Catholic Church, “I read myself into the Catholic Church.” Read what? Well, it was a shocker when I found out. Some guys who are known by Catholics as the “Church Fathers”, you have [...]

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Catholic Answers Live & other Radio Shows this Week

January 23, 2012

Steve will join Sean Herriott on Relevant Radio on Monday to celebrate the Feast of St. Paul’s Conversion (January 25). In anticipation of my radio shows I am posting my St. Paul Timeline so everyone can get the big picture. When I was teaching my series on Acts of the Apostles (see the audio CDs here) I decided [...]

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Todd Meade Story: From Southern Baptist Liberty University to Catholic

January 16, 2012

    Every spiritual life is a journey. Mine began in Warner Robins, Georgia in 1971. I was born into a good Methodist family and had a strong Christian foundation laid for me in childhood. But unfortunately, as is all too common, during my teenage years I drifted away somewhat from this good foundation and was [...]

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Audio Clips from 3 Catholic Conversion Stories

January 10, 2012

Enjoy the conversions stories that someone shared via youtube.

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From Sunni Muslim to Catholic: Interesting Journey with Lots of Good Info

January 4, 2012

Michael lived in Saudi Arabia and was a member of a Sunni Muslim family. His story is educational especially for those who want to understand Islam. Many people think it is impossible or at least very difficult for a Muslim to become a Christian. Michael’s story will be instructive. Michael said he wrote it to [...]

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Finding the Church in Abraham’s Home of Ur in Iraq! A Soldier Finds the Truth 4,000 Years Later!

December 23, 2011

David Simmons wrote a comment on my blog about his conversion in Iraq – at the original home of Abraham. He sent his story along with pictures. I told him two things: 1) Welcome home to the fullness of the Faith in the Catholic Church, and 2) Thanks for serving our country! I then asked [...]

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Short Story of the Ray Family Conversion with Pictures

December 18, 2011

I finally decided to write a brief story of our conversion story. It is easy to read in about 15 minutes, about our coming into the Catholic Church. Janet and I converted to the Catholic Church in 1994 but it still seems like yesterday. It has not grown old and we are still thrilled with [...]

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From Othodox Jew to Protestant to Catholic to Mother Superior

December 9, 2011

When a young Jewish woman in the 1960s read of Catholic nuns receiving permission to shorten their habits, she was shocked. How could these women who were supposed to be influencing the world for God succumb to the influence of the world? “I lost what wasn’t mine,” explained Rosalind Moss years later. Little did she [...]

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J. R. R. Tolkien on Conversion

December 3, 2011

J.R.R. Tolkien on Conversion Tolkien’s mother, Mabel, converted to Catholicism despite serious opposition from her family. She was eventually cut-off financially when she refused to abandon her new faith. The lack of financial support was a serious consequence as she relied on her family’s assistance after her husband died working in South Africa leaving her [...]

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From Calvin to Peter: A Reformed Seminarian becomes Catholic

November 23, 2011

Converts keep pouring into the Church. What a great time to be Catholic! This is a guest post by Jason Kettinger. For the past ten years Jason Kettinger was a member of the Presbyterian Church in America. He received baptism in 2001, and spent his college days as a fruitful member of Reformed University Fellowship, [...]

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About Mary: Providentially Used by God – I’m Humbled and Blessed

November 21, 2011

I was on Drew Mariani’s show on Relevant Radio Friday (archived show here) and had an amazing call from a woman with an honest and questioning heart. Here is her e-mail sent later to me: (Picture: Mary of Nazareth from Church of Annunciation in Nazareth) “It was absolutely providential that I called in to Drew’s [...]

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A True Story: The “Hail Mary” is a Powerful Prayer

November 19, 2011

The “Hail Mary” of a Protestant is powerful!—( A True Story) A little six-year-old Protestant boy had often heard his Catholic companion reciting the prayer ‘Hail Mary.’ He liked it so much that he copied it, memorized it and would recite it every day. ‘Look, Mummy, what a beautiful prayer,’ he said to his mother [...]

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Episcopalian Sisters Convert and form Catholic Order

November 10, 2011

BALTIMORE (EWTN News)—A group of religious sisters in Maryland is believed to be the first U.S. Episcopal order to become a Catholic religious community. On Nov. 1, the All Saints Sisters of the Poor professed their perpetual vows at the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. Archbishop Edwin O’Brien, apostolic [...]

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Another Jewish Convert Explains His Conversion to Catholicism

November 7, 2011

This is a nice story. I include a paragraph to whet your appetite. About a month later it was around midnight and I turned to my wife Mary in bed and asked her what she wanted. Mary said that she didn’t want anything other than to go back to sleep. I insisted that she wanted [...]

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