Dover parishioner who entered church at Easter Vigil appreciates the tangible nature of the sacraments
DOVER — Unlike some converts, Eleanor La Prade was well-acquainted with the Catholic faith long before she decided to join it. She grew up in Salisbury, Md., with Catholic friends, had an intellectual curiosity and graduated last year from the Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, a small Catholic institution in New Hampshire.
La Prade, a reporter at the Delaware State News in Dover, said her parents became Christians when she was 14 or 15, and she was baptized as a Baptist. It was her choice to join that denomination.
“That was something I wanted to do,” she said last month. “I don’t think I ever really not believed that God was there. I was totally excited about being baptized, and my baptism was awesome.
“I wanted to be a Christian. I was ready.” Read more »