Fr. Peter Sabbath: A Jewish Convert Who Became A Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

September 6, 2004 | no responses

Father Peter was raised in the large and tight-knit Jewish community of Montreal, Canada. As a young man Father Peter attend Woodstock, after dropping out of Boston University. He found his way to Berkeley and studied Zen Buddhism. A friend invited him to a Cistercian Abbey in Canada, where he was impressed by the chanting […]

Kim St Maurice: A Buddhist Who Became a Catholic Christian – The Journey Home Program

March 15, 2004 | no responses

Kim was born in Vietnam to practicing Buddhist parents. As a child, she attended French Catholic schools. Later, she attended university in Montreal, Canada and lived in a Catholic student residence. After graduating, she met and married her husband, who was a Catholic. Though she agreed to baptize and raise their children as Catholic, she […]

Dr. Paul Williams: Buddhist Who Became a Catholic Christian – The Journey Home Program

February 17, 2003 | no responses

Dr. Williams was born into an Anglican family, but as a young academic he converted to Tibetan Buddhism. Some twenty years later he startled friends and colleagues by becoming a Catholic Christian. Dr. Williams is a professor of Indian and Tibetan religious philosophy at the University of Bristol, England. This episode was recorded in Blessed […]

Alec Sithong: Former Baptist – The Journey Home Program

May 21, 2001 | no responses

Alec was born in Thailand coming from a Buddhist culture. He came to America with his family when he was six. In high school a Baptist friend introduced him to Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. During college he continued to attend Baptist worship serviced but later he began to bounce from church to […]

Fr. Richard Ho Lung, M.O.P. : Former Buddhist – The Journey Home Program

June 16, 2000 | no responses

Father Ho Lung’s family came to Jamaica, from China, in the 1930s where they struggled to survive operating a small shop. He was taught by the Franciscan sisters. Their Franciscan spirituality seemed a natural extension of the Buddhism of the Ho Lung family. Buddhism teaches one to search for the truth and respect nature. Young […]

Michael Welker: Convert from Zen Buddhum via Protestantism – The Journey Home Program

November 7, 1997 | no responses

Reared in Rockville, Maryland, Michael went to California to work for five years after high school, where he found an interest in Christianity, converting from Zen Buddhism. After moving to Florida, he was drawn to the Catholic faith, particularly through two very influential people: a Catholic gentleman he met at work who mentored him that […]