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Dirty Boots: Light always conquers darkness.

When I converted to Catholicism in my mid-30s, the man who brought me to the faith was David Carucci, a ruddy-faced priest only a little older than me, with dark curly hair and a scruff of beard. My wife and I had begun attending Mass more regularly after our children were born, even though as a lapsed Baptist, church was not my favorite place to be. But Father Carucci’s dry, self-deprecating humor and the running nobody’s-perfect message in his homilies, combined with the beautiful formality of the Mass, reeled me… Read more Dirty Boots: Light always conquers darkness.