"My family made it a priority to raise me in the Catholic faith. We went to Mass every Sunday at St. Charles, and then at St. Theresa's when I started school there, and prayer was a regular part of our family life. By the time...

"I wasn’t always Catholic. I was raised Anglican, and in my early years, religion was the cornerstone of my family's life. However, growing up with 3 brothers, weekends quickly became filled with different sporting events. Every brother had to be in a different place at...

"I grew up in a typical Catholic home. I was baptized, made my first Reconciliation and Eucharist, went to CCD and Sunday School, and my family made it to Mass when we could. It was a very average Catholic upbringing, and for the most part,...

"I was born into a Catholic Family and am a fourth generation Catholic at St. Joseph Church in Shelton. Growing up, my parents always made sure that I attended Mass every Sunday and received my sacraments. Every Sunday, we attended the 9:00 Mass, which featured...

"I was born and raised Catholic. When I was little I had a lot of anxiety and one of the ways my parents had me combat it was to repeat Hail Mary’s until I could calm down; this resulted in me having a devotion to Our...

"I was brought up Catholic (what some call a “cradle Catholic”). I was pretty active in my faith in high school, but college provided a new and different set of challenges as I struggled with maintaining and nurturing my faith. Looking back, Jesus was constantly...

"I was raised Catholic. My mom brought me to CCD and church at St. Catherine of Siena Parish (almost) every Sunday. As I went through elementary school and middle school, I was doing just that, going through it. I was just going through the motions...

"I moved to Fairfield County from Seattle two years ago to attend Sacred Heart University’s MA program in film and television production in Stamford. It was a huge leap—I’d never lived outside of Washington state before then, but I packed up my Subaru and drove...

"I grew up here. I went to St. Thomas Aquinas for grammar school, Prep for high school, and I even spent my time in college discerning at Fisher. All along the way my faith has grown. I remember falling in love with the Church in...