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John W. Giles: An Evangelical Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

August 8, 2005 | no responses

John was a devout Evangelical Protestant as a child. During his high school and young adult years, he fell away from faith in Christ. His wife, Deborah, turned her life over to Jesus Christ during their third year of marriage. John followed her with his recommitment to Christ the following year. The couple’s journey to […]

Msgr. Frank P Lane: A Life-Long Catholic – The Journey Home Program

August 1, 2005 | no responses

Marcus and Msgr. Lane answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Msgr. Lane is a life-long Catholic. He earned his M.A., University of Innsbruck, Austria and was ordained a priest in 1967. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. He has been a pastor, military chaplain, college chaplain, teacher (high school, college […]

Rick Howick: A Presbyterian Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

July 25, 2005 | no responses

Rick was born into a Methodist family, which left because of a parish scandal. At the age of 13, bought a King James Bible after watching a TV evangelist. Later he joined a Baptist church but left it in college because of questions over fundamentalism. He then attended a Presbyterian church, which had no problems […]

Deacon Jack & Mary Warfield: A Methodist Who Married a Life-long Catholic – The Journey Home Program

July 18, 2005 | no responses

Jack was raised a Protestant. His parents were Baptist. He sung in the Methodist choir and he attended a Presbyterian Bible school and a Quaker grammar school. Mary Ellen was brought up Catholic. Here father was not Catholic but he dutifully took the children to Mass. Jack and Mary Ellen bet in college. After he […]

Bishop Anders Arborelius: A Lutheran Who Became A Catholic Bishop – The Journey Home Program

July 11, 2005 | no responses

Bishop Arborlius was born in Switzerland, but moved to Sweden at a very young age. As a young boy, he was a nominal Lutheran, as are most Swedes. By the age of 15 he had a longing to be Catholic, through contact with Catholics in Switzerland and the Bridgettine Sisters in Sweden. He had determined […]

Caroline Schermerhorn: Non-Denominational Who Returned Home – The Journey Home Program

June 27, 2005 | no responses

Caroline was raised in an average Catholic home. At the age of 15 she began to attend an ecumenical charismatic group. The group focused on the Bible and Jesus. There was nothing specifically against Catholic teaching. Over time, she gradually became rather anti-Catholic. When her husband was in the military and away, she started attending […]

Sr. Teresa Benedicta Block, OP: A Life-long Catholic – The Journey Home Program

June 13, 2005 | no responses

Sister Teresa is a life-long Catholic. Both of her parents, thought, are converts, her father from Judaism and her mother from cultural Presbyterianism. Her mother was simultaneously an atheist and a Presbyterian minister. Her conversion to Christ and the Catholic faith came from attending classes taught by Dietrich and Alice von Hildebrand. Sister Teresa’s father […]

Dr. Beverly Whelton: Former Seventh-day Adventist – The Journey Home Program

May 23, 2005 | no responses

Beverly was brought up in a devout Seventh-day Adventist family. In her youth, she wished to be a missionary for her church. Later she drifted from Adventism because of some of their laws which she didn’t view a practical. Becoming disturbed by the issue of Abortion, he returned to an Adventist Bible study and again […]

Dr. Jay Budziszewski: An Episcopalian Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

May 9, 2005 | no responses

Jay was raised in a devout Baptist family. His grandfather was a Polish Baptist minister. During his teen years he was “pious but not holy.”  He eventually slipped into atheism, caused, he says, by his intellectual pride. He became a college professor, teaching government and philosophy. His reading of Catholic authors brought him back to […]

Steven W. Mosher: An Atheist Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

May 2, 2005 | no responses

Steven was a secular humanist studying at Stanford University. In 1979, he visited China and witnessed first hand their One Child Policy, with its forced abortions. He became Pro-life and, upon returning to America, attempted to spread the horrors of China’s policy to the humanist community. They were not interested in what he had to […]

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