I Owe My Life to Blessed John Henry Newman

It’s hard to overstate the role that Blessed John Henry Newman played in my conversion to Catholicism. It’s not even primarily that his writings helped make the case for the reasonableness of Catholicism or that he provided an example of a holy man journeying to Rome, though all of those things are true. Rather, Newman,…

A Thousand Reasons Why: My Journey to Roman Catholicism

On April 21st of 2017, the Friday of the Octave of Easter and the Feast of St. Anselm of Canterbury, I entered full communion with the Roman Catholic Church at Holy Rosary Parish in Portland, OR. In deciding that I would enter the Roman Catholic Church, I knew I would have to make some account…