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Following the Son: two conversion stories

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Mike ThomasMike Thomas of Manchester, England, grew up Jewish, then discovered Catholicism when he started dating Elaine Giles, a Catholic girl who was a fellow fan of the Manchester United soccer team. By way of the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, he became Catholic and is now president of his circle of a fraternal organization, The Catenians. He and Elaine founded the circle’s official internet radio station, which can be accessed at https://brooklands196.com/

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DeBiasi

The Rev. Richard DeBiasi grew up Catholic but, compelled by the Jewishness of Jesus, he eventually found his way to becoming a Messianic Jew, a Jew who believes in Jesus. He also is a licensed Christian minister. Information about his Messianic Jewish congregation, Elohim Mekomo, in Ledyard, CT, can be found at www.rabbijoe.com

 

 


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Not do-gooders but neighbors– the Hartford Catholic Worker at 25

chrisChristopher J. Doucot helped found the Hartford Catholic Worker on Clark Street in the north end of the city 25 years ago. He talks about how he and the effort have evolved, and also how charity can be ‘an occasion for sin.” Chris is the author, with Shannon Craigo-Snell, of No Innocent Bystanders: Becoming an Ally in the Struggle for Justice.

Learn about how you can be an ally at hartfordcatholicworker.org.

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