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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...
Thank you for the excellent article by Jeffrey Mirus, “Three Great Lessons of the Abuse Scandal” ( July-August 2010). Dr. Mirus writes with a...
Joanna Bogle
Conversion stories are as old as the Bible and as contemporary as the latest Damascus Road. But what about people who have never had to...
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...
Pete Vere
Boot camp is every soldier’s initiation into the rigors of military life—and it’s very often baptism by fire. But soldiers know that the rigors...
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...
Randall Colton
St. Peter said that gentleness is requisite to evangelism.The gentle person subdues anger to protect others from his own power. He is also...
Karl Keating
For the Catholic Evidence Guild, the halcyon years were the two decades before World War II. Its well-trained speakers set up their "pitches"...
Cherie Peacock
I had been in England for only a few days. I made any number of gaffes during my first day at work. The worst, perhaps, was when I asked my...
Abbie Brown Collins
"Dear, there is no such thing as a personal God." As a child, I remember hearing these words from my mom. My parents and my entire extended...