Shalom Tidings magazine has just launched their first issue and has featured an article that is worth a read. It is very well written and their staff write Mary Job did a great job of communicating my story and at the same time she weaved in important points that easily get lost.
This article highlights the effects of the media on our youth as well as laying out the different God-incidences that occurred in my life bringing me to where I am now.
A CATHOLIC MODEL by Mary Job
MARIO FOUND HIMSELF RUBBING SHOULDERS WITH THE RICH AND FAMOUS. HE WAS OFFERED THE OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME A FASHION MODEL.
FAITHLESS IDOLS - A few years ago, research in the United States on television viewing found that two to five-year olds watch an average of thirty-two hours of television a week. Six to eleven-year olds watch twenty-eight hours per week. At younger ages, pre-school age
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From the moment I took my first solo flight at age 9 to South America, my heart was set as a traveler. I was off to see the world!
Eventually I began dreaming the Hollywood dream and around the age of 18 I actually started living it.
After eight years as a professional model and actor my soul was body slammed by God and I was stunned before the Eucharist; I was called by name and transformed!
My life had a new passion – the Passion of Jesus Christ.
Two years before my conversion, Cosmo magazine had selected me as one of America’s 50 Most Eligible Bachelors.
But it wasn’t true. I wasn’t such a catch; I didn’t have God in my life.
From coast to coast, and continent to continent I am filled with experiences, thoughts, ideas and recommendations.