The Past to God’s Mercy, the Present to His Love, and the Future to His Providence

December 31, 2012

The journey to the Catholic Church is long and arduous for many people. Often the path is strewn with almost insurmountable obstacles, and many doubts, including self-doubt, seem to lie on the way. Even after entering the Church, which is an occasion of great joy, some converts find their new environment full of unexpected challenges. Yet, one thing characterizes all who find their way to the fullness of the faith in the Church: trust. Without trust they would not have begun their journey nor brought it to completion in being ... more
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Fr. Jay Scott Newman: Former Episcopalian

March 29, 2004

Father Newman was raised in South Carolina by Christian parents but received little religious instruction. After attending a summer camp for gifted children, he was inspired by his teachers to become an atheist. As a teen he eagerly played the part of the Village Atheist. He chose to attend Princeton University to escape the “Christ-haunted South.” There he was befriended by Christians, both Catholic and Protestant, whose witness led him to accept God in Jesus Christ. He entered the Episcopal Church in January 1982, but his reading of the Church Fathers ... more
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Mother Angelica: Life-long Catholic

August 23, 2000

Mother Angelica was born Rita Antoinette Rizzo, in 1923, in Canton, Ohio. In 1944, she joined the contemplative order of the Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration. After a severe back injury, she told God that if she could walk after the surgery, she would build Him a monastery in the South. True to her word and God’s goodness, the surgery was a success. The new Mother Angelica and five founding Sisters made the journey South. Our Lady of the Angels Monastery was solemnly consecrated on May 2, 1962. In 1980, a garage behind the ... more
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Dr Paul & Patti Sullins: Former Episcopalians

January 21, 2000

Paul was raised in a devout, conservative, evangelical Baptist home. When he was four years old his mother led him to accept Jesus as his Lord and Savior. Patti was brought up in the Methodist church and began to sing in the choir when she was seven and accepted Jesus into her heart when she was twelve. Paul didn’t hear the call to ministry until his mid 20’s after he had been a teacher for several years. In seminary he fell in love with liturgical worship and was ordained ... more