Lu Zhengxiang by John Janaro

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Great Conversion Stories: Lu Zhengxiang By John Janaro Among the founding fathers of the (non-Communist) Republic of China in 1912, one man in particular had a vision for his country deeply shaped by his newfound Catholic...

Servant of God Leo Heinrichs, O.F.M by Heather King

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Credible Witness: Leo Heinrichs O.F.M. By Heather King Servant of God Father Leo Heinrichs, O.F.M. (1867–1908), “Martyr of the Eucharist,” was shot and killed at the altar rail while distributing Communion in Denver,...

Rumer Godden by John Janaro

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Great Conversion Stories: Rumer Godden By John Janaro Rumer Godden (1907–1998) was a unique author who explored our common humanity amidst the vast diversity of human experience in a world of unprecedented change. Her...

Servant of God, Charlene Richard, “The Little Cajun Saint” by Heather King

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Credible Witness: Charlene Marie Richard By Heather King Servant of God Charlene Marie Richard (1947–1959), the “little Cajun saint” who died at the age of twelve, is a popular southern Louisiana folk hero to whom a...

Father Ignace Lepp by John Janaro

Reprinted from Magnificat (www.magnificat.com) Great Conversion Stories: Father Ignace Lepp By John Janaro Father Ignace Lepp (1909–1966) was well known as a prolific, sometimes provocative French commentator on various important issues in his time. His studies on...