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About John H. Ballentine

John Ballentine has been in prison for 24 years in Greensville Correctional Center, Jarratt, Virginia. He converted 12 years ago and has since finished his M.A. in theology, with a summa cum laude, at Catholic Distance University. He will receive his diploma this October 2013. It was in the course of his studies that John encountered Sister Brendon Zajac, S.N.D. who was one of his teachers.

The Power of the Religious Habit: A True Story

St. Paul Visiting St. Peter in Prison by Filippino Lippi Cappella Brancacci- collage

Sister Z herself says that her habit is a daily reminder of her vow to God. Since a religious habit is a sacramental, it is an outward sign disposing the wearer (and others who see it) to receive graces. ┬áSt. Paul Visiting St. Peter in … [Read more...]

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