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Michelle Paine – Former Presbyterian

July 18, 2016

Michelle Paine was full of questions about the meaning of life from a young age- she wanted to know where the Bible came from, who Jesus was, and how everything fit together.  As someone full of creativity, the Church’s understanding of the meaning of art and beauty were key in her conversion to Catholicism.  She’s an accomplished visual artist herself- enjoy the short video below, wherein she talks about her experience in Italy, and how it influenced her approach to art as well as her approach to faith.   ... more

Dr. David L. Hall: Former Brethren in Christ Minister

January 14, 2008

David, a former Brethren in Christ minister, knew that commitment to Jesus Christ was important. He set out to find the best way to fulfill his commitment to Jesus and it led him to Catholicism. ... more
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Fr. John T. Zuhlsdorf: Former Lutheran

August 25, 2000

Father Zuhlsdorf was raised in a nominal Lutheran family. When he was seven his grandmother gave him two albums, one of classical music and another of Shakespeare’s plays. About the same time his mother decided that he should go to Sunday school at the Lutheran church. He reacted negatively to being taught that man’s will is totally depraved, wanting only evil. He thought, how could beautiful art be created by depraved people? In high school and college he drifted and was basically a pagan, but he still had ... more