My Conversion Story

February 3, 2007

My conversion began when I entered Florida State University as an undergrad in 1999. It wasn’t a conversion to the Catholic Faith, but rather a serious commitment to living out my faith instead of being a Christian in name only. The reason it took some nineteen years for such a conversion to take place was because my parents didn’t particularly raise me to be an active Christian, for they weren’t ones themselves. My parents had me and my brothers baptized as babies, but we didn’t attend church on a regular basis. At the age of twelve, my parents decided to move to Florida, and being around the proper age, my father wanted me and my older brother to be confirmed in the Episcopal Church. I remember joining in with a group of the other confirmed kids who were laughing at two girls who had suddenly stopped coming to church, no Read the rest of this entry »