I grew up Catholic. Alter Boy, catholic grade school, the whole shebang. When I left home, at 18, that was the end of that. I never cared for it. Thought it was nonsense. Still think most of the catholic stuff is cult like. MY OPINION>
In the last year, I catch Joel Osteen on Sunday Mornings on TV. I like this guy. He's so dang positive. He doesn't ask for money. And through time he has proven to be an okay dude.