The following comes from Kathy Schiffer at Seasons of Grace:
WHAT DO THESE PEOPLE HAVE IN COMMON?
- Actors John Wayne, Gary Cooper, Jim Nabors, Faye Dunaway, Vincent Price, Susan Hayward and Patricia Neal
- Academics and intellectualsHadley Arkes (Amherst), Mortimer Adler (Great Books), Robert Bork (Yale), G.K. Chesterton
- Royalty King Charles II ( Great Britain )
- Artist Peter Paul Rubens
- Heroes of the Old West Kit Carson, Buffalo Bill and Doc Holliday
- Musician Dave Brubeck
- Politicians John Ellis (Jeb) Bush and Newt Gingrich
- Famed coach Knute Rockne (Notre Dame)
- Playwrights Tennessee Williams and Oscar Wilde
- Novelists Ernest Hemingway, Evelyn Waugh, Sigrid Undset and Dean Koontz
If you guessed “They’re all converts to Catholicism,” you’re absolutely right! All of these famous people—and many thousands of others—have made the journey into the hushed reverence of the Catholic Church.