What would you say I am – Protestant or Catholic? I was baptized Catholic as an infant, as this was the Church of my mother. My dad died and she remarried Protestant, and so was I raised Protestant, never being taught Catholicism, confirmed, or making my First Communion. My Protestant church membership was spotty, at best. Then as a young adult, I joined a Baptist church, but left that church after a couple of years. Now, I have been led back home to the Catholic Church and know that this is where I belong. I am studying Catholicism, though not yet in RCIA. So – am I a Catholic or a Protestant?
You are a Christian who is studying the Catholic Church, into which you were baptized.