Fr. Noah Waldman: T'shuvah and Witness
Fr. Noah Waldman
was raised in a Jewish family in the suburbs of Philadelphia.
After his bar-mitzvah and a period of atheism which lasted into his early adulthood, he was impelled on a journey to join the Catholic Church after a moment of infused grace.
was baptized on the Easter Vigil in 1993.
After many years of trials and sufferings, he
was ordained priest for the Archdiocese of St. Louis
in May, 2008.
He currently serves as associate pastor at Sts.
Joachim and Ann Parish
, one of the larger parishes of the Archdiocese of St. Louis
, which is located in the booming suburb of St. Charles, Missouri.
Along the way, he also received degrees in architecture from Princeton University, the University of Notre Dame, and then two masters degrees in theology from the Kenrick School of Theology in St. Louis.
Fr. Waldman is a member of St. Joseph's Radio speakers Bureau and has given talks on his conversion from Judaism to Catholicism, on the Jewish roots of Scripture, and on architecture and Catholic Culture.
has been published in many journals, including Sacred Architecture
, and Intercollegiate Studies Journal