Conversions

Rick Tells the Story of his Conversion from Episcopalean to Catholic

February 1, 2011

Rick has a delightful and moving story. You can read how his mother came from France with an abandoned Catholicism and he was raised with no religious upbrining.  He was later influenced by an Episcopalean relative. He tells how he eventually converted to the Catholic faith. He begins, “Sometimes it has been difficult for me [...]

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Mark Connell’s Story

January 24, 2011

Born Catholic, turned Catholic-basher, then back to Catholic. Enjoy! Floating high above the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the symphony of bells calls the Catholics of Morris, Illinois, to worship on this February morning. Far below the bell tower, the nave slowly fills with people as I let my prayers ride upon the sound. It [...]

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My Friend Peter Williamson on Journey Home

December 1, 2010

Peter Williamson is a convert to the Catholic Church and now a Scripture scholar who teaches at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit Michigan. Recently he was with Marcus Grodi on the EWTN’s The Journey Home. Peter wrote, “A little over a week ago I told the story of my becoming a Catholic on The [...]

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Anglican Bishop Says Good-bye to 75 Parishes …

November 29, 2010

… as he says Hello to Rome. Here is Bishop Burnham’s “Farewell Sermon.” For the whole story and text of the sermon, click here. One has to respect the sacrifice and integrity of such a man! We welcome him and pray for God’s blessing. On our last pilgrimage-cruise, Fr Stephen Gideon told us his agonizing [...]

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Eucharist Means Everything!

November 27, 2010

Cory wrote me yesterday and said I could share this with everyone: Hi Steve: I’ve never written to you before but felt I just had to this time. I watched to your 7 Footprints of God DVD’s and your Defending the Eucharist, and it was awesome. I am a new Catholic. I became Catholic as [...]

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Two Stories: Carol’s and Martin’s

November 23, 2010

To read Carol’s Conversion Story, click here. It is a short and instructive read, especially for those who love conversion stories. She moved from Methodist to Baptist to Catholic Martin really traveled the religious map: he went from Evangelical to Baha’i, to Eastern masters, to Eastern Orthodox before finally coming home to Rome. You can [...]

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ONE THOUSAND MILES!

November 16, 2010

Last Thanksgiving 2009 my son Jesse suggested we run 1,000 in one year. We set up a chart (click here) and started keeping track. I JUST PASSED THE GOAL A FEW DAYS EARLY! Not only that but I crossed our huge milestone on a bridge crossing the Tiber River in Rome! This was exciting since [...]

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Catholic Warrior: A Convert Story

November 9, 2010

From Pentecostal to Mormon to Catholic — to Iraq! Great story with pictures :-) Click here for his story, and here for hundreds more.

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Steve Ray on the Catholic Hack!

November 3, 2010

Steve Ray was recently interviewed on two podcasts by Joe McClane, the Catholic Hack. To listen to the first podcast click here; for the second click here. Visit the the Catholic Hack website here. His site has many great interviews and conversion stories. Thanks for your good work Joe!

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Prelude & Fugue

October 26, 2010

Prelude & Fugue: How a Musician Discovered the Catholic Church Laura is a musician who was raised Methodist and then discovered Evangelical Christianity. But her musical and intellectual pursuits inspired her to dig deeper and she discovered the Catholic Church. You will enjoy her story entitled “Prelude and Fugue.“ For hundreds more, conversion stories galore, [...]

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Phill Bennetzen’s Conversion Story

August 9, 2010

Phill decided it was better to lose everything to follow the truth than to stay comfortable. He explains all the issues wrestled with and the final conclusion. Hope you enjoy Phill’s story.

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A Deeper Look at the Many Evangelicals Turning Catholic

August 8, 2010

Excellent article about the thousands of Evangelicals converting to the Catholic Church. Click here. And, Evangelicals “Crossing the Tiber” to Catholicism, here

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Catholic Convert Stories

August 4, 2010

You can read hundreds on my site here There are many others here – click on the image to the right.

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Anne Rice no longer a Catholic

July 30, 2010

Anne Rice, who claimed to convert to Christianity a few years ago with the publication of her book on Jesus, has now renounced her conversion. She is the author of Interview with a Vampire. She says she is no longer a Christian. Seems like a ploy to sell her book if you ask me. For [...]

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Think you understand Islam?

July 5, 2010

Americans think they know so much. But they don’t usually know what it is like in the rest of the world — the real world. I am in Australia right now where Muslims are growing in numbers and clout. There are a lot of questions asked of me about Islam as I speak throughout this [...]

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Ridiculous Story Opened the Door

July 4, 2010

Dear Steve, I know the chances of you seeing this are very slim but I wanted to write to you to tell you that I became a Catholic this year and you had a hand in it. It was your testimony on Relevant Radio, one Sunday afternoon at least 6 years ago, in winter. I [...]

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