Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Good Cheer Tomorrow! Catholicism for the Convert or How I Met Your Mother (Church)
Posted by Fr Joe
What's so great about our faith? What brings hundreds of people in MISSISSIPPI to the Catholic faith as converts? And why, oh why, would one of those converts not only become Catholic but A PRIEST? Find out tomorrow evening at Good Cheer (7pm, The Library).
Fr. Matthew Simmons grew up in South Mississippi and experienced just about every flavor of Christianity one can imagine. However, he finally discovered Catholicism and after some prayerful discernment, became Catholic and later became a Catholic priest.
He's now Director of Seminarians for the diocese of Jackson and pastor of Brookhaven's St. Francis of Assisi Church. He also serves the mission parish in Macon, Ms.