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.
“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.”
“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.”
Blessed Dominic of the Mother of God, born Dominic Barberi (1792 – 1849) was an Italian theologian and a member of the Passionist Congregation. As a young novus, in 1814, God gave Blessed Dominic a vocation to work and pray for the conversion of England. Arriving in England, in 1841, he brought hundreds of people to […]