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, […]

Fr. Carleton P. Jones, OP: Episcopalian Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

September 23, 2002 | no responses

Father Jones was raised Unitarian and Congregationalist in New Hampshire. His parents were active and alive intellectually. From them he learned authority and obedience. In high school he became active in the Episcopal Church. After graduating from Yale University, he entered seminary and was ordained an Episcopal priest, later joining the Anglican religious community known […]

Fr. Christopher Phillips: Episcopal Priest Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

August 12, 2002 | no responses

Father Phillips was raised in Connecticut by Methodist parents. The Last Supper always played an important role in his faith life. In college he married and soon entered the Episcopal Church, attended seminary in England and was ordained an Episcopal priest. He was received into the Catholic Church in the early 1980’s and later ordained […]

Fr. David Medow: Lutheran Minister Becomes Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

July 29, 2002 | no responses

Father David was raised on the north side of Chicago in a Swedish Lutheran home. He was very active in the church in his youth. He studied politics at Georgetown before receiving a call to the Lutheran ministry, to which he was ordained in 1985. Through participating in summer Biblical Conferences at Mundelein Seminary in […]

Fr. Rolf Tollefson: United Church of Christ Who Became a Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

July 8, 2002 | no responses

Father Rolf was reared in the United Church of Christ and was very active in the choir and other youth activities. As a pre-med student, he became interested in the historic Church. The writings of Josef Cardinal Ratzinger were a special help to him. He began to pray the Divine Office and was received into […]

Fr. Richard Delzingaro: Non-denominational Minister Who Became a Catholic – The Journey Home Program

May 13, 2002 | no responses

Father Richard is a late vocation to the Barnabite Fathers in Bethlehem, PA. A child of a mixed Catholic and Protestant marriage, he was raised a Baptist but later joined the Quakers while in college. He was attracted by their stance on peace and justice issues. Though he was always searching, studying theology, it was […]

Fr. Ray Ryland: Episcopal Priest Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

April 1, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Father Ray answer open-line questions. Father  Ray was brought up in the Disciples of Christ denomination. After serving in the Pacific during World War II, Fr. Ray attended seminary and was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1950. Ministering in that denomination for over a decade, both he and his wife, Ruth, were led […]

Fr. Bryan Patterson: Lutheran Who Became a Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

February 4, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Father Bryan answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Father Patterson was reared in a nominally Christian family. As a teen he accepted Jesus. Through a friend he joined the Lutheran Church. He was received into full-communion with the Catholic Church as a young adult. Though gifted in the field of science he […]

Fr. Philip Anderson: Former Agnostic – The Journey Home Program

November 5, 2001 | no responses

Father Philip grew up in a happy middle class family. His parents were searchers who raised him in a Unitarian congregation. As a teen, he rebelled and ran from God. Reading Aldous Huxley led him to believe that he could have mystical experiences through drugs. The positive influence of some professors in college let him […]

Fr Larry Heimsoth: Former Lutheran Minister – The Journey Home Program

September 10, 2001 | no responses

Father Larry was born in a very pious Missouri-Synod Lutheran home. At the age of six he first believed that God was calling him to be a Lutheran pastor. He went to seminary and became a Lutheran minister in 1971. In his first parish, in Texas, through contact with Baptist and an Episcopal priest friend […]

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