Conversions

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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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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