Tag Archives: conversion

Review: A Body in Prayer by Neil Combs

When I met Neil Combs at the Catholic Writers Guild Live conference, I sensed a connection that was beyond Catholics and writers. He introduced himself to me when we were volunteering at the Catholic Writers Guild booth in the CMN … Continue reading

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Featured Favorite: Trust God. He sees everything

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, on your own intelligence do not rely,” (Proverbs 3:5). God sees everything. He sees the clerk short-changing the old man, the boy stealing the heroin, the man cheating on his wife, the … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: God bless the unbroken road by Neil Combs

The story of Neil Comb’s unbroken road to the Catholic Church is a Featured Favorite from 2014 Many faith journeys and conversion stories are filled with trials and conflict, with obstacles and hesitance. A “broken road” as they say.  My … Continue reading

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Dating with a Purpose

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks, receives; and the one who seeks, finds; and to the one who knocks, the … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: Church teaching changed our lives

by Tima Borges Our conversion story starts 10 years into our marriage. While Dave and I were both raised in Catholic families, we had a vague understanding of what it meant to be Catholic. We attended Mass on most Sundays, … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: Amazing Grace

by Diane Roe We all know the touching song, “Amazing Grace.” Instead of trying to sing that without crying, now I sing it smiling. The words “I once was lost but now I’m found, was blind but now I see,” … Continue reading

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Joy Stories: Living Encounters by Sr. Anne Marie Walsh, SOLT

I grew up in the 60s and 70s, attending Catholic grade and high schools run by the School Sisters of St. Francis. The Sisters all wore habits down to the floor, and from the time I was little I felt … Continue reading

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Pray with Pope Francis Synod challenges and November Intentions

The Holy Father's universal prayer intention for November is that we may be open to personal encounter and dialogue with all, even those whose convictions differ from our own. His intention for evangelization is that pastors of the Church, with … Continue reading

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