G.K. Chesterton by John Janaro (’85)

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Great Conversion Stories: G.K. Chesterton By John Janaro ('85) Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874—1936) is widely appreciated as the brilliant Catholic convert who devoted all his wit and intellectual energy to writing...

How the Church has Changed the World: King of the Northmen by Anthony Esolen

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) How the Church has Changed the World: King of the Northmen By Anthony Esolen “What is your name, young man?” said the archbishop. “Sir, I am Olaf, son of Harald,” said the boy. “Harald the king.” “Olaf the son of Trygve...

Vladimir Soloviev by John Janaro (’85)

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Great Conversion Stories: Vladimir Soloviev By John Janaro ('85) He has been called “the Russian Newman.” Like Newman, the great 19th century Russian philosopher Vladimir Soloviev discovered the path to full union with...

Servant of God Blandina Segale by Heather King

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Credible Witness: Servant of God Blandina Segale By Heather King “What the world is in particular need of today is the credible witness of people…capable of opening the hearts and minds of many to the desire for God and...

Elizabeth Cary by John Janaro (’85)

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Great Conversion Stories: Elizabeth Cary By John Janaro ('85) England in the early 17th century was undergoing a significant religious crisis. The coerced uniformity of the Elizabethan era would soon break down into war...