Our readers will quickly recognize that this article is art extraordinary account of religious experiences culminating in conversion to the Catholic Faith, Its author bears a name already honored by American Catholics, Her aunt, Eliza Allen Starr [see chapter 21 here], a distinguished convert of the last century, was eminent in Catholic circles as a writer and especially as a lecturer on Christian art. For her work on The Three Archangels and the Guardian Angels in Art she received a beautiful medallion from Pope Leo XIII. And she was the first woman to receive the Laetar Medal, which was conferred on her in 1885 by the University of Notre Dame, "in recognition of her services to Catholic art and literature."