Many inquirers feel drawn to the Catholic Church because of the beauty and power of her teachings and sacraments.
But many of them are coming from church backgrounds — especially Evangelical ones — where they felt welcomed and included, and their experience of visiting a Catholic parish can feel like the exact opposite of that.
Matt Swaim talks to Jennifer Fitz and Rakhi McCormick about their own experience of this phenomenon when they were becoming Catholic, how to remedy some of those frustrations, and how the Mass is fundamentally different than the kind of worship experience that so many of us have come from.
Jennifer’s Substack articles on this topic
Jennifer’s Journey Home episode
Jennifer’s written conversion story