“I think I could point out the sidewalk brick I was standing on when I thought, ‘I’m going to become Catholic.'”

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March 23, 2017

Flannery O’Connor’s novel “Wise Blood” captured the imagination of Brother John Thomas when he was still a Southern Baptist.  As he began to explore O’Connor’s personal story, he was drawn to her Catholic faith, eventually becoming Catholic himself and joining the Dominican Order.

Featuring some great footage at the end of the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC!

  • Great story. So heartwarming. I have a fondness of the Dominican Order, and I’m even thinking about joining up with the Lay Dominicans. We’ll see where it goes. But God bless you Brother John.