Hear the stories of Evangelical and Non-Denominational Christians who, in their walk with Jesus Christ, were led to become Catholic.
“I think it would sound so much more noble if I could say my conversion story had to do with a search for truth and delving deep into books but the truth of it is, I did it for love…”
– Lisa Brenninkmeyer, Founder, Walking with Purpose
A FEW GREAT VIDEOS
A FEW GREAT WRITTEN STORIES
One day, on a bank application, my wife wrote that my “form of employment” was that of a “Singing Plumber.” I sing Christian songs to kids under the name “The Donut Man,” because I end every concert by “repairing” the hole in a donut to remind everyone that God sends His love to fill up the empty place in our hearts.
“Mum, do you mind if I become a Catholic?” I was taken aback but quickly gathered my senses and replied, “Well, it’s really nothing to do with me. It is your decision. Yours and Samantha’s.” I put down the phone and began to ponder our conversation…
My childhood was not all love, joy, peace, and happiness, though. I struggled to seek deep friendships and was often ridiculed for my Christian beliefs at the public schools I attended. It turns out that being a born-again Christian was not the way to become cool and popular. High school was especially difficult…
Recommended Books & Other Resources
edited by Marcus Grodi
In this book, 30 converts to the Catholic faith tell their stories. These journeys provide tremendous insight, encouragement, and inspiration for those who are thinking about making the same journey and for Catholics born in the faith as well.
by Robert P. George and R. J. Snell
In a series of fascinating interviews, a cradle Catholic (Robert P. George) and an adult convert (R. J. Snell), offer the stories of sixteen converts, each a public intellectual or leading voice in their respective fields, and each making a significant contribution to the life of the Church. While some of the converts are well-known, their stories are not. Here they speak for themselves, providing the reasons that prompted these accomplished men and women to embrace the ancient faith.
by Francis J. Beckwith
In May 2007, Beckwith, the president of the Evangelical Theology Society (ETS), stepped down as president of the society and resigned his membership. Eight days earlier, he had been publicly received back into the Catholic Church of his childhood. Here is his story.