Conversions

Engaging stories of people who converted to the Catholic or Christian faiths.

Conversions, Videos, Vocations

Fr. Peter Sabbath: A Jewish Convert Who Became A Catholic Priest

Father Peter was raised in the large and tight-knit Jewish community of Montreal, Canada. As a young man Father Peter attend Woodstock, after dropping out of Boston University. He found his way to Berkeley and studied Zen Buddhism. A friend invited him to a Cistercian Abbey in Canada, where he was impressed by the chanting and quiet. He received the gift of faith in Jesus through the liturgy while attending a Mass. Father Peter is now a priest of the Archdiocese of Montreal.

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Conversions, Videos

Conversion Story: From Buddhism to Christianity W/ Evan Collins

Evan Collins became an atheist at just age 13, and he went to college became fascinated by Buddhism. He started to read more and felt an attraction to the philosophy, and started a Buddhist group. He took a class on the philosophy of religion in college in order to prove Christianity wrong. However, through that class he came to believe in an “unmoved, mover”. He took a class on St. Augustine’s Confessions, and, through discussion on Plato, the Natural Law, and Augustine’s world view he was persuaded to become a Catholic.

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Conversions, Videos

From Atheist to Devout Catholic

Source: Catholics Come Home via YouTube US Army Counterintelligence Director, Tony Devlin is a 57 year old grandfather and “Cradle Catholic” who drifted towards alternative Eastern Religions, Agnosticism, and Atheism, before returning to the Catholic Church for good. Hosted by Tom Peterson. Header image: Catholics Come Home via YouTube