Tag Archives: conversion

Featured Favorite: Resurrection and Self-Awareness

“In the mystery of the Resurrection lies the summit and the highest intensity of our Christian self-awareness, and therefore that of my new awareness of myself of the way in which I look at all people and all things,” writes … Continue reading

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I was a pagan, hedonistic, man-hating feminist. But now I’m Catholic. This Is my story

by Catherine Quinn How I found happiness in the place I least expected Growing up, I wasn’t exposed to God, or the Catholic Church. I knew that my grandparents were Catholic, but no one talked about this, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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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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