One thing I’ve come to realize over the years is that the path into the Catholic Church is unique for each individual. We tend to emphasize the dramatic conversions, such as St. Paul or St. Augustine, but even more often people come into the Church after a long time connected with it. I know a man, for example, who had been married for over 40 years to a Catholic woman and who just last year decided to enter into communion with the Church. Each person is different and how God works with each person is different as well.
I thought of this when I read this interesting conversion story: