Into Peter’s Ark – Conversion Story of Thomas Storck

September 12, 2011 | 3 responses

I found other aspects of Catholic life attractive as well. For example, while a senior in high school, the reading of Richard Tawney’s Religion and the Rise of Capitalism began a lifelong passion for the social teaching of the Catholic Church. All these things were attracting me to Rome during my years as an Anglican, although I tried to keep the emotional pull of Rome separate from my intellectual considerations about conversion.

Dr. Benjamin Alexander: Former Episcopalian – The Journey Home Program

September 5, 2011 | no responses

Dr. Alexander is a professor of English at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

From Hatred to Hope – Conversion Story of Daniel Burke

August 23, 2011 | 2 responses

From Hatred to Hope: One Man’s 20 Year Journey into the Catholic Faith by Daniel Burke. My first exposure to Catholicism was through an abusive step-father. A few key memories include our home being destroyed end-to-end in a drunken rage, and forensic photographs of my mother after a brutal encounter. My most prominent memory is of gunfire in our home during a shouting match between him and my mother. I was only nine years old. Not the greatest introduction to the faith.

Dr. Richard Smith: Former Anglican Priest – The Journey Home Program

August 8, 2011 | no responses

Dr. Smith is a professor of Latin & Greek at Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Affirming All Things – Conversion Story of Father Dwight Longenecker

May 16, 2011 | no responses

Taking dramatic steps of faith runs in the family. In the eighteenth century, my ancestors left Switzerland for the new colony of Pennsylvania to find religious freedom. The two Longenecker brothers were Mennonites — members of an Anabaptist sect so strict that it had been persecuted by John Calvin.

I Never Dreamed I’d Be Married to a Catholic Priest! – Conversion Story of Ruth Ryland

May 13, 2011 | no responses

The thirteen years my husband, Ray, served as an Episcopal priest were exciting, fulfilling years. We had both come from a Disciples of Christ background, and we found the intellectual and liturgical ethos of the Episcopal Church very satisfying. But questions arose: Who was right? Which were the teachings faithful to the Gospel? Who was to say which teachings were true or false? Where was the locus of authority?

Conversion Story of Rev. Burns K. Seeley

February 11, 2011 | 3 responses

“The Episcopal Church’s endorsement of abortion in 1967 signaled the beginning of my journey towards the Roman Catholic Church. Up until this point, I was quite content as a married Episcopalian clergyman who, since my ordination in 1958.”

Fr. John Holleman – This Will Be Quite a Roller Coaster Ride!

January 25, 2011 | 2 responses

Always a Bible-Christian (with a bout of agnosticism), John Hollmen was led to the Episcopal church because of it’s traditional nature, which eventually brought him home.

The Journey: Anglican Evangelical to Roman Catholic – Conversion Story of Bruce A. Flickinger

January 12, 2011 | no responses

“After nearly thirty years of service, worship, and growing in Christian discipleship within the context of the Anglican Communion, this once Anglican Evangelical found it to be the call of Jesus Christ to move to the Roman Catholic Communion.”

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