Bishop Kevin Vann: Lifelong Catholic – The Journey Home Program

May 5, 2014 | no responses

Bishop Vann is the bishop of the Diocese of Orange, California. Formerly, he was bishop of Fort Worth, Texas. He grew up in an active and faithful Catholic family in Springfield, Illinois.  Bishop Vann’s first degree was in Medical Technology and he worked in that field for several years. He wanted to serve people even […]

The Separated Children Explained

Last week I posted The Separated Children, and have received many fine kind and challenging comments, all confirming my assumption that I would need to follow up with some further explanation. I do this with a bit of trepidation, because, as I press this button to post, I fully realize that I will probably draw even more heated critiques, but I do so precisely because I want your feedback.

The Separated Children – by Marcus Grodi

July 17, 2013 | no responses

When our Lord told the story about a father who had two sons, he didn’t mean to imply that these were the father’s only children. Rather he condensed the story to address the needs of his immediate audience. In truth, the father had quite a large expanding family, and sadly many of his children over […]

Brandon Vogt – Deep in Scripture 09/28/2011 – Evangelization and New Media

September 28, 2011 | no responses

Today’s Scriptures: Acts 17:16-34 [16]Now while Paul was waiting for them at Athens, his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was full of idols. [17] So he argued in the synagogue with the Jews and the devout persons, and in the market place every day with those who chanced to […]

Fr. Peter Geldard: Former Anglican minister, JH in England – The Journey Home Program

May 12, 2008 | no responses

As a 17 year old Fr. Geldard began his journey to the Catholic Church through his discovery of the Oxford Movement. As a young Anglican priest be became a leader of the Anglo-Catholic movement in England and ecumenical work. He talks with Marcus about how the decision of the Church of England to break with […]

Leon Suprenant, Jr.: Life-long Catholic – The Journey Home Program

October 7, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Leon answers open-line questions from the audience. Leon is a life-long Catholic, one of 14 children. He was an altar boy but never developed a deep knowledge of his faith. He didn’t have a strong faith until he met faithful, practicing Catholic while attending Law School. At the time of this broadcast, Leon […]

Todd von Kampen: Former Lutheran – The Journey Home Program

April 23, 2001 | no responses

Todd was brought up in Nebraska. His family was Lutheran as far back as they could remember. He was baptized in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and never seriously doubted Jesus and the Gospel. He memorized Luther’s Small Catechism along with the 703 Scripture passages that went with it. His journey to the Catholic Church was […]

Dr. Thomas Howard: Former Episcopalian – The Journey Home Program

February 5, 2001 | no responses

Marcus and Dr. Howard answer open-line questions for the audience. Thomas Howard was raised in a prominent Evangelical home (his sister is well-known author and former missionary Elisabeth Elliot), became Episcopalian in his mid-twenties, then entered the Catholic Church in 1985, at the age of fifty. Dr. Howard is an English professor (recently retired, after […]