“I wonder what sort of a tale we’ve fallen into?” – Conversion Story of Peggy Gibson

April 28, 2014 | 15 responses

My story began as a cradle Anglican, which means I have been surrounded by beautiful words of prayer my whole life. As long as I can remember I have come into God’s presence on the Lord’s day praying “Almighty God, unto whom all hearts be open, all desires known and from whom no secrets are hid: cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy Holy Spirit, that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy Holy Name.” Each week we approached Holy Communion praying “Grant us therefore, gracious Lord, so to eat the flesh of thy dear Son Jesus Christ, and to drink his Blood, that our sinful bodies may be made clean by his Body and our souls washed through his most precious Blood, and that we may evermore dwell in him, and he in us” (The Book of Common Prayer).

The Eucharist and the Early Christian Fathers (Part 2)

March 16, 2014 | no responses

Communion, Lord’s Supper, Eucharist are titles given to a sacrament, ordinance, or rite celebrated by Christians around the world. The origin of this act of worship comes from the institution of Jesus Christ, but the meaning and practice have a long and broad history, leading to, as we all know, a wide breadth of opinions […]

The Eucharist and the Early Christian Fathers

March 8, 2014 | no responses

Communion, Lord’s Supper, Eucharist are titles given to a sacrament, ordinance, or rite celebrated by Christians around the world. The origin of this act of worship comes from the institution of Jesus Christ, but the meaning and practice have a long and broad history, leading to, as we all know, a wide breadth of opinions […]

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 […]

Rick Riccardi: Former Assembly of God Minister – The Journey Home Program

June 2, 2000 | no responses

Marcus and Rick answer questions from the viewers of the Journey Home. Rick was raised Catholic but left, believing that he had had escaped, he believed, from a Church that taught works for salvation. He was “saved” in a Southern Baptist congregation. Three months later he preached his first sermon. Later he would serve in […]

Patrick Madrid: Life-long Catholic Apologist — The Journey Home Program

October 1, 1999 | no responses

Pat was reared in a faithful Catholic family. He always had an intellectual commitment to the faith but it wasn’t until he was a young adult that he had a deep interior commitment to Christ. Pat is a full-time Catholic apologist, the editor of “Envoy” magazine and the author of the books “Surprised by Truth”, […]

Gordon Sibley: Former United Methodist Minister – The Journey Home Program

July 16, 1999 | no responses

Gordon grew up in a Christian home, raised and nurtured in the Methodist church. He drifted away in college and the army. He was drawn back to God through his future wife, Dale. After a few years he felt called to the ministry and was ordained a United Methodist pastor. Catholic spirituality and the riches […]