Posts Tagged ‘becoming Catholic’

Becoming Catholic in the age of scandal Comments 0

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

On the night before Easter, a group of soon-to-be Catholics stood in flowing white robes holding candles, waiting to be summoned by the cardinal. One by one, under the cathedral’s soaring ceiling and stained glass windows, he dabbed oil onto their foreheads, praying, “Be sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit.” The Roman Catholic Read more

Samoan who is said to have stigmata becomes a Catholic Comments 0

Friday, October 7th, 2016

The Samoan woman, who many believe received the stigmata at Easter this year, has become a Catholic. Toaipuapuagā (Toa) Opapo Soana’i is the daughter of the Congregational Christian Church (CCCS) the Reverend Opapo Oeti. She and her husband Patrick Ah Chong formalised her conversion by renewing her wedding vows in the Catholic Church. Asked about Read more

Why I became a Catholic Comments 0

Friday, August 21st, 2015

Ten years ago this month, I became a Catholic. It happened in the attic of the guest house at Ealing Abbey. There was just me, a friend and a monk, and the operation took about an hour. Afterwards we went for cocktails. I started things as I meant to go on. I guess the two big Read more