Kim was born in Vietnam to practicing Buddhist parents. As a child, she attended French Catholic schools. Later, she attended university in Montreal, Canada and lived in a Catholic student residence. After graduating, she met and married her husband, who was a Catholic. Though she agreed to baptize and raise their children as Catholic, she […]
Julie’s journey to the Catholic Church was guided through her desire for holiness and the example of the saints, especially St. Thomas More. Another aide in her journey was reading “Apologia Pro Vita Sua” by Blessed John Henry Newman. Julie now works for a group called Family Development of Canada.
Stephanie is the oldest of eight children. She was received into the Catholic Church when she was ten, the same time her father, Steve Wood, a former Presbyterian minister, and the rest of her family became Catholic. She was homeschooled and later attended Ave Maria University. Marcus and Stephanie discuss the particular challenges facing a […]
Pam grew up in a God fearing Baptist home. She said her nightly prayers and faithfully attended church though college. He began to have questions about her faith because of her mother’s illness and subsequent death. She also began to have difficulties with the “behind the scenes” activities occurring in her Baptist congregation. Late one […]
Karen’s was raised a secular Jew. In her young adult life she bordered on being an Atheist. After contracting a life threatening illness, she began to study how she could contribute to her recovery. She discovered that those who practiced their faith in God lived longer and weathered major illness better. After five years of […]
Carrie was raised Presbyterian but soon stopped attending church after he parents’ divorce. She dabbled in drugs from an early age. As a young adult she had an abortion. He return to Christ and eventual reception to the Catholic Church, began when she met and married Rick, a Catholic.
Lisa was raised Southern Baptist, even though her father was a Lutheran. In her college days she became a lukewarm Christian, more and more explaining away her sins. This way of life culminated in a failed marriage and an abortion. Her father’s conversions to the Catholic faith, after a pilgrimage to Europe, began her journey […]