Dr. Matthew Cabeen: An Evangelical Protestant Who Became Catholic

November 3, 2014

Matthew was brought up as an Evangelical Protestant. His parents had previously been active Jehovah’s Witnesses. As a child he was filled with a love and knowledge of the holy Scripture, as his parents hosted frequent Bible studies in their home. Matthew’s journey to the Catholic Church began when he was in college through the influence of his father. As Matthew’s father began to discover the truth and beauty of the Catholic faith through the books he was reading, he would share them and discuss them with ... more

Kevin O’Brien: An Atheist Who Became A Catholic

December 15, 2008

Although an atheist at an early age, Kevin’s experiences with the dramatic arts began a conversion process that, with the help of the writings of G. K. Chesterton, eventually brought him into the Catholic Church. Kevin is the founder and artistic director of the Theater of the Word Incorporated, which travels the country, evangelizing through comedy and drama. ... more

Paul Abbe: Former Lutheran Minister

September 29, 2008

Paul was baptized and brought up in a Lutheran home. After graduating from the Lutheran School of Theology, in Chicago, he was ordained a Lutheran minister in 1992 and served as a pastor in that tradition for over 12 years. After a long journey of prayer, study and struggle, he was received into full-communion with the Catholic Church in September 2006. ... more
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Fr. Jay Scott Newman: Former Episcopalian

March 29, 2004

Father Newman was raised in South Carolina by Christian parents but received little religious instruction. After attending a summer camp for gifted children, he was inspired by his teachers to become an atheist. As a teen he eagerly played the part of the Village Atheist. He chose to attend Princeton University to escape the “Christ-haunted South.” There he was befriended by Christians, both Catholic and Protestant, whose witness led him to accept God in Jesus Christ. He entered the Episcopal Church in January 1982, but his reading of the Church Fathers ... more

James & Joanna Bogle: A Life-long Catholic and a Former Anglican

March 17, 2003

James Bogle was raised a Scottish Anglican in Australia. His public school education did not serve him well in developing an interior life. A good friend in college started reading Malcolm Muggeridge and soon they were both interested in the Catholic Church. His friend eventually entered the Church and is now a priest. It took James a few more years before he was ready to be Catholic. Joanna is a life-lone Catholic. She is active in both writing and appearing on TV, joyfully sharing the truth and wisdom of the ... more

Harry Crocker: Former Anglican

September 16, 2002

Harry was brought up Anglican and was an active communicant all his adult life. The catalyst that pushed him to search and discover the truth and authority of the Catholic Church was the ordination of women in his former denomination. Harry is an author and editor for Regnery Publishing. At the time of this broadcast he had written three books, most notably “Triumph” a history of the Catholic Church, and a novel called “The Old Limey.” ... more

Jim Conway: Former Episcopalian

April 16, 2001

Jim was reared in a good Catholic family of 11 boys and 2 girls. He felt pressure to succeed. In college, he left the Catholic and indulged in women and drinking, though he attended the Episcopal church now and then. After school he was married and joined the CIA. By the time he was 35 he was an alcoholic. He returned to Christ, through a Catholic Charismatic group and became sober. To save his marriage, because his wife wasn’t Catholic, he began to attend an Episcopal church again. Even so, his marriage ... more
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Patrick Madrid: Life-long Catholic

December 4, 2000

Marcus & Pat answer open-line questions of the audience. ... more
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Norman Dahlgren: Former Quaker

July 9, 1999

Norman was baptized and brought up as a Lutheran as a child in Chicago. After college he fell away from all faith after reading a biography of Martin Luther. After his experience in the Vietnam War he became a pacifist and joined the Society of Friends, better known as Quakers. Years later he went into a Catholic church to pray because it was the only one open. While there the priest led the people through the Stations of the Cross. This experience began him on his journey Home, which took ... more