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 […]

Fr. Larry Blake: Former Lutheran Minister – The Journey Home Program

May 12, 2000 | no responses

Father Larry was a life-long Lutheran. As a teen he was involved in Bible studies and youth organizations. By the time he was in the 10th grade, he was telling people that he was called to ordained ministry. He married before he began seminary and his wife supported him throughout his studies and his ministry. […]

Dr Paul & Patti Sullins: Former Episcopalians – The Journey Home Program

January 21, 2000 | no responses

Paul was raised in a devout, conservative, evangelical Baptist home. When he was four years old his mother led him to accept Jesus as his Lord and Savior. Patti was brought up in the Methodist church and began to sing in the choir when she was seven and accepted Jesus into her heart when she […]

Fr. George Rutler: Former Episcopal Priest – The Journey Home Program

November 26, 1999 | no responses

Father Rutler was brought up as a traditional Episcopalian in New Jersey. He was formed in the faith by his parents and grandparents. He was always devoted to Jesus and his sacraments. He does not know a time, since he was a boy, that he didn’t feel called to ministry. After college he attended seminary […]

Fr. Richard Bradford: Former Episcopal Priest – The Journey Home Program

April 9, 1999 | no responses

Fr. Richard grew up as an Episcopalian in Chicago. In college he felt the call to ministry, attended seminary and was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1970. His brand of Anglicanism was a small segment that saw itself as “pro-papalist”. In the 1970′s and ’80′s they thought they would soon reunite as a denomination with […]

Fr. Steve Gideon: Former Episcopal Priest – The Journey Home Program

January 29, 1999 | no responses

Fr. Gideon was brought up in a devout Methodist family. In college he began to attend the Episcopal church. Their liturgy, sacrament and emphasis of history drew him toward it. He saw it as a fuller expression of the Christian faith. He felt God’s call to ministry and was ordained an Episcopal priest and served […]

Fr. Charles P. Connor, STL, PhD: Life-long Catholic – The Journey Home Program

December 11, 1998 | no responses

Marcus and Fr. Connor discuss classic Catholic converts in history. Fr. Connor received his BA and MA from the University of Scranton, his Ph.D. from Fordham University and a Ph.B. from the Institute of Philosophy at Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium.

Fr. Benjamin Luther: Former Church of Christ – The Journey Home Program

October 30, 1998 | no responses

Fr. Luther was raised in the Church of Christ, in which he was introduced to Christ. He learned many truths in that faith such as the love of Scripture, pray, right living, the necessity of baptism for salvation, the emphasis on the truth, the insistence that the Church is the Body of Christ. He began […]

Fr. Philip Scott: Former Episcopalian – The Journey Home Program

October 16, 1998 | no responses

Father Philip became an Episcopalian as a young boy. While in school his reading of history, in a Baptist college, led him to enter the Catholic Church. The witness of faithful priests was also a great assistance for him. He entered the Church though the Latin Rite but his love for the great gifts and […]

Fr. E. Slider Steuernol: Former Presbyterian Minister – The Journey Home Program

May 22, 1998 | no responses

Fr. Steuernol was baptized Methodist, in West Virginia. At first he was ordained a minister in the United Church of Christ but later in the Presbyterian church. Fr. Steuernol visited a Trappist looking for a “supernatural thing in worship”. “As Protestants, we tend to be rational in our worship.” As a pastor, he got tired […]

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