John, a Cajun highlander from Rapides Parish in central Louisiana was an older, single gentleman who was born and raised a Baptist, living in South Louisiana. Each Friday night after work, he would fire up his outdoor grill and cook a venison steak. Now, all of John's neighbors were Catholic...and since it was Lent, they were forbidden from eating meat on Fridays. The delicious aroma from the grilled venison steaks was causing such a problem for the Catholic faithful that they finally talked to their priest. The priest came to visit John, and suggested that John convert to Catholicism. After several classes and much study, John attended Mass and as the priest sprinkled holy water over John, he said, "You were born a Baptist and raised a Baptist, but now you are Catholic." John's neighbors were greatly relieved, until Friday night arrived, and the wonderful aroma of grilled venison filled the neighborhood once again. The priest was called immediately by the neighbors and, as he rushed into John's yard, clutching a rosary and prepared to scold John, he stopped in amazement and watched. There stood John, holding a small bottle of water which he carefully sprinkled over the grilling meat, and chanted: "You were born a deer and raised a deer, but now you are a catfish."