Paul's conversion led him to become an RCIA sponsor.
Paul Parker had spent weeks imagining how the Easter Vigil would unfold. With family and friends in attendance at St. Mary Church in Ann Arbor, Parker was overcome with emotion as he prepared to receive confirmation, becoming a full-fledged member of the Catholic Church.
But the night didn’t go as planned for the 23-year-old out of Dexter. Parker found himself battling the stomach flu. He laughs now about his indoctrination to the Catholic family, feeling the ceremony’s powerful impact months after the April 4 evening.