James & Joanna Bogle: A Life-long Catholic and a former Anglican – The Journey Home Program

March 17, 2003 | no responses

James Bogle was raised a Scottish Anglican in Australia. His public school education did not serve him well in developing an interior life. A good friend in college started reading Malcolm Muggeridge and soon they were both interested in the Catholic Church. His friend eventually entered the Church and is now a priest. It took […]

Joseph Pearce: A Nominal Anglican Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

March 3, 2003 | no responses

Marcus and Joseph answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Joseph was born in the East End of London. As an embittered and angry young man the racial politics and ideology of the Skinheads appealed to him. He eventually became involved in the involved in the anti-Catholic and Masonic Society of Orange Men. Later […]

Paul DuPre: A Mormon Who Returned to the Catholic Church – The Journey Home Program

February 24, 2003 | no responses

Paul attended a Jesuit prep school but the faith never stuck. After dropping our of college, he felt his youth was passing by him. He prayed to God for help, never expecting an answer. After talking to some Mormon missionaries, he became a Mormon and later a missionary to Taiwan. There Paul me a Chinese […]

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 […]

Gregory Hoza: Returned to the Catholic Church from the World – The Journey Home Program

February 10, 2003 | no responses

Greg was reared Catholic, even though his mother was Methodist. Until the 6th grade, he attended Catholic school and loved the faith, being an altar boy and sensing the majesty of God when he was before the tabernacle. All this change when he transferred to public school, where he became immersed in the counter culture […]

John L. Barger: Former Existentialist – The Journey Home Program

February 3, 2003 | no responses

Marcus and John answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. John grew up in a nonreligious home. As a boy he wanted to know the truth. In high school he debated evangelical Christians. Their unquestioning appeal to scriptural authority he felt was circular reasoning. In college, he studied the philosophers, but their contradicting of […]

Fr. Mark Wood: Baptist Who Became a Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

January 27, 2003 | no responses

Fr. Mark was raised in a Baptist household but as a teenager drifted from his faith, to the point of being an atheist. A Catholic friend invited him to a SEARCH retreat, where he committed his life to Jesus Christ. After the retreat he fervently attended his Baptist church and participated in many activities. However, […]

Marcus Grodi: The Verses I Never Saw: The Journey Home Program

December 16, 2002 | no responses

In this episode of the Journey Home, Marcus discusses the “Verses He Never Saw” when he was a Protestant. These were passages of the Bible that were difficult or impossible to understand as a Protestant and only are understandable in their fullness from a Catholic perspective. He talks about Hebrews 6:4; 1 Timothy 3:15; 2 […]

David Mills: An Episcopalian Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

December 9, 2002 | no responses

As a young boy, David had no interest in faith. In his New England college town, he belonged to a Marxist Boy Scout troop. After coming into contact with a tough but loving faithful Baptist deacon, he was introduced to godliness. Upon reading the “Lord of the Rings,” by J. R. R. Tolkien, he began […]

Lord David Alton: Life-long Catholic and English Lord – The Journey Home Program

November 11, 2002 | no responses

Lord David Alton is a life-long Catholic. After attending the Jesuit run St. Edmund Campion School, he attended Christ College, in Liverpool. As a young man he taught needs children. He was elected to the House of Commons and served as an MP for 18 years. In 1992, he left the Liberal Democratic Party because […]

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