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St. Matthew - Tax Collector
Matthew was a known extortionist, hated by all. His life changed dramatically after meeting Jesus.
St. Dismas - The "Good Thief"
Dismas was a low-life criminal sentenced to death. Then he met Jesus and converted before dying.
Wolfgang Sauber | CC BY-SA 3.0
St. Augustine - Pleasure Seeker
Augustine had a concubine and stole pears for fun. He converted and became a great bishop.
St. Pelagia - "Loose Woman"
Pelagia was described as a "loose woman" and a vile actress. She later converted and became a nun.
St. Mary of Egypt - Seductress
Mary seduced young men for pleasure. She was converted after traveling with pilgrims.
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