Deacon Jeffrey Lewis: Former Episcopalian – The Journey Home

September 28, 2015 | 3 responses

Deacon Jeffrey grew up in an Episcopal parish, in Maine, where his family had worshiped for many years. His faith in God was very personal and didn’t depend much on the local faith community, but in collegeit faded away. After he married an Irish Catholic girl, both of their faiths continued to be compartmentalized, attending church […]

Fr. Jerry Brown: Former Episcopal Priest – The Journey Home

August 31, 2015 | one response

Father Jerry grew up in Napa, California. His mother had been Catholic but he was baptized Presbyterian. After his baptism, his parents never brought him back to church. As a teen, while on a tour in Austria, he had an encounter with God in Salzburg Cathedral. Upon his return, he told his father he wanted to […]

Dr. Holly Ordway: Former Episcopalian

June 1, 2015 | one response

Holly grew up “culturally Christian”. The family never attended church and their wasn’t a Bible in the house but there was no hostility to religion. She was gripped by the Chronicles of Narnia and The Lord of the Rings. She had a glimpse of a world full of beauty and darkness but the darkness didn’t […]

A Charismatic Comes Home – Conversion Story of Kevin Stephenson

May 4, 2015 | 3 responses

Childhood in the Episcopal Church I was born in 1960 in Belham, England and christened (baptized) in the Anglican Church as an infant. My father had converted from Roman Catholicism to Anglicanism, just prior to marrying my mother who was Anglican. They had both moved from Jamaica to England for education years earlier. Born prematurely, I […]

Surprised to be a Catholic: the Journey of a “Cradle Episcopalian” – Carolyn Jacobs

April 13, 2015 | one response

Carolyn Jacobs was happy attending her small Episcopal Church, and felt the Catholic annulment process an insurmountable barrier to becoming Catholic. However, her husband’s love for the Catholic Church moved her heart.  

John Collier: Former Episcopalian

March 9, 2015 | no responses

As a young boy, John’s family attending the Church of Christ. The family was told to leave when John’s dad began to teach in Sunday school that people in other denominations could be saved. From there they joined a Disciples of Christ congregation, where he learned Bible stories but not much doctrine. Later, his parents sent […]

Catholicism and the New Creation – Conversion Story of Tyler Blanski

March 2, 2015 | 14 responses

“This is not Middle Earth, this is not Middle Earth,” I kept telling myself. But how else could I make sense of the towering cathedrals, the Tradition and the Scriptures, the real evil to fight and the real good to defend? It was the spring of 2014. My wife, Brittany, and I were about to […]

An English Catholic Faith – Conversion Story of Joyce Schaeffer

February 2, 2015 | 7 responses

“The more real the English Church has been to you, and all your past experience in it, the more terrible the wrench.” — Fr. Basil Maturin I am thankful to have spent thirty-three years of my life as a member of the Episcopal Church. Since age ten, when my parents decided to attend the pretty […]

Joshua Bowman: A Former Anglican

January 19, 2015 | no responses

Joshua was raised Episcopalian. The family faithfully attended Sunday school and liturgy every week. Sadly, church was more of an apostrophe of the week than a major factor of the family’s life. As he grew older, Joshua drifted further away from faith into classical liberalism. By high school he was Episcopal in name only.  After many […]

I Found Jesus in a Graveyard – Conversion Story of Joshua Bowman

December 29, 2014 | 2 responses

My journey of faith began in the Cub Scouts at the age of eleven, working towards my religious medal. While the priest was explaining the Episcopalian theory of the Eucharist, I was daydreaming, my fingers doodling in the plush, cream-colored carpet. It would be an understatement to say that my soul did not burn for […]

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