Posts tagged "conversion"

The Conversion of Bruno Cornacchio

I just love a good conversion story, don’t you?

Can the Colorado Movie Massacre Shooter Convert?

Can the Colorado movie massacre shooter convert?  Repent?  Feel real sorrow for what he has done?  It happens: Whoever Does the Will of the Father Forgive me for not having written you.  I’m afraid you must have been worried.  To tell the truth, and I admit it to my deep shame, for some time things... Read more »

Atheist Blogger, Leah Libresco Converts to Catholicism

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In her initial article announcing her conversion, Libresco also acknowledged that she‘s not fully comfortable with the Catholic Church’s teachings on homosexuality. We asked her to expand upon this subject, seeing as it stands at the forefront of debate in both political and theological circles. She explained that her own sexual identity plays a role in how... Read more »

Sitting Bull Was A Catholic ... Really

Sitting Bull (sitting) wearing his crucifix. I wrote this last year.  I have since bought the biography mentioned here, but haven’t read it yet. I was reading Taylor Marshall’s article about Sitting Bull wearing a crucifix in this often used, but cropped photo of him.  I stared at it for the longest time, completely fascinated.  I then... Read more »

Every Day Conversion

Did you ever hear the expression, “When God closes a door, His Mother opens a window?”  Sometimes I say, “When God taps you on the shoulder and you don’t pay attention, His Mother will throw the brick!”  (Okay, so maybe Our Lady wouldn’t exactly throw a brick.  Maybe, Our Dear Mother taps us on the... Read more »

Newt Gingrich The Convert And Patriot

After writing about Rick Santorum yesterday, I thought I should write about Newt Gingrich.  Apparently, I already did that in March of last year: I saw Newt Gingrich and his wife on EWTN being interviewed by Raymond Arroyo some time ago. I’m always intrigued by a conversion story.  Newt has converted to the Catholic faith.... Read more »

Conversion and the Most Precious Gift

Today’s first reading is Saul’s (later St. Paul) conversion story and in the Gospel Jesus is trying to explain the Eucharist to the Jews.  Busy day in the Liturgy! Saul was used to killing Christians, not being one.  Saul’s blindness to the faith is literal as well as spiritual.  This might fall under the category of... Read more »