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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Fr. Bergman found his way into the Catholic Church through being an Episcopal priest. Eventually Fr. Bergmen left the parish he was pastoring, accompanied by a large portion of his congregation, to enter the Catholic Church. He was ordained a Catholic priest in 2007.
Marcus and Jim answer open-line questions from the audience. Although Jim was raised in an Italian Catholic home, he spent most of his adult life serving as a priest in the Anglican tradition. The youngest of four children, his mother died when he was five and his father when he was in college. As a […]