I was in second grade when I decided I wanted to be a nun when I grew up. My parents were progressive Catholics and very active in our local parish.
Ryan was brought up in Canada in the Mennonite faith. As a boy his family only attended church at Christmas and Easter. He gave his heart to Jesus Christ, when
Growing up in the heart of conservative Mennonite and Amish communities in Ohio, Chad Gerber has fond memories living in the Mennonite tradition, though, he was not particularly spiritual. That
On May 1, 2011, with great joy, I confessed my faith, was confirmed as a Roman Catholic, and received my first Holy Communion at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mesa, Arizona. The church was packed with over a thousand reverent people for the 10 a.m. Mass, which made it so joyful and welcoming. For a 68-year-old Mennonite, career pastor and missionary, this was a dramatic move!