By coming out openly on TV as a Catholic, with the danger of recognition and persecution for ‘apostasy,’ Mohammed Christophe reasserted the importance of conversion and baptism. In Muslim nations, some refuse to baptise Muslims who want to become Christian. Yet, conversion means a revolution in the relationship with God, the Father, and Jesus, who gave his life, for one gives up everything putting one’s life at risk.
From contemplating suicide, agnosticism, prison, and finally home to the Catholic Church, David L. Gray gives his amazing testimony about finding the Truth.
It might be an email or a phone call, but they come in regularly now–enquiries from Evangelicals who are interested in the Catholic Church. They call me because they have heard that I was brought up as an Evangelical and graduated from the fundamentalist Bob Jones University–but now I’m a Catholic priest.
I began my search for truth and the meaning of life by taking classes in the humanities, the physical sciences and the social sciences. Although I did not find the answers I was searching for, I did not walk away from these studies empty handed. I did not realize it at the time, but my secular studies prepared me to receive faith on an adult level.
Her online announcement shocked the secular community. Atheist blogger Leah Libresco has announced on her Patheos blog that she has converted to Christianity. In her latest online post, “This is my last post for the Patheos Atheist Portal,” she explained her conversion to Catholicism. Libresco said her conversion came from her struggles with the roots of the moral law. Libresco said she inevitably arrived at an understanding that aligns with a Christ-centered world-view.
Watch the movie trailer for “Restless Heart: the Confessions of St. Augustine” by Ignatius Press. Coming Fall 2012!
The Gospel is so clear, it tells us how to discern! By the fruits you will know the tree! It has been 30 years when Medjugorje has given us fruits that are ultimately exquisite!
My story starts as that of so many Catholics: I was born and raised in a Catholic family. I went to private Catholic schools most of my life. And as so many others, as soon as I turned 18, I could barely wait to escape the requirement of Sunday Mass. I moved out, and only with occasional visits to Church, in which I was physically, but not emotionally or mentally present, I spent the next 20+ years away from my Church and away from my God.