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Karl Keating
In the days before the beatification of John Henry Newman, I received a copy of a 500-page encyclopedia of British and Irish converts to the...
Joanna Bogle
Do pomp and pageantry challenge would-be converts? A reverent Mass celebrated with full solemnity is never a bad thing: It may touch hearts in...
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...
Karl Keating
In his autobiography, The Church and I, Frank Sheed explained how the London-based Catholic Evidence Guild trained its members to explain the...
Anthony E. Clark
Anglican Fr. John Henry Newman’s opinion of the Catholic Church was, to put it mildly, unfavorable. How, then, did this most illustrious of...
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...
Cherie Peacock
The conversion of French writer Paul Claudel was sudden and profound. On a Christmas Eve when he was 18 years old, he attended Vespers at Notre...
Fr. Michael Giesler
Think it’s tough to be a Catholic these days? Pilloried by the arts and media. Misunderstood by so-called intelligentsia. Politically...