Taylor Marshall
A priest and a rabbi walk into a hospital . . . It sounds like the opening of a joke, but that moment marks the beginning of my journey toward...
Russell L. Simpson
Each year, thousands of people convert, revert, or in some way discover the Catholic Church. For cradle Catholics—like me—who are born into the...
T.A. Herdian
I was born in Indramayu, West Java, Indonesia, on April 13, 1978. I’m the third child in the family; I have two older brothers and one younger...
Judith Costello
The year was 1975. I was in college, where the women's movement and other social-justice causes were a big part of campus life. I was on a...
Erik M.
As a kid, my goal was someday to become the pope. My reality was pretty far away from my dreams. I had a very strong sense that God was working...
Christine K.
On television several years ago, I heard the testimony of a man who—though born and raised Jewish—had completed his own personal quest for...
Keith Cobb
Keith: My wife and I came home to the Catholic Church in different but deeply entwined ways. She was a cradle Catholic from the Philippines,...
Steven Mosher
At some point in each person’s life, the way is illuminated by a divine light, perceivable not by the senses but by the soul. He is given the...
John E. Lopez
"Johnny, I’ll light a candle for you after Mass," said my grandmother. I was 18 years old, and for over a year I had been pre-training with the...
Jim Blackburn
A recent "Dear Abby" column featured a letter from a woman who was appalled that her husband’s parents had rejected their daughter Mia’s...