Michael Cousineau: An Assemblies of God Who Returned to the Catholic Church: The Journey Home Program

November 17, 2014 | 3 responses

Mike was brought up Catholic. While in college his journey away from the Church began when a friend’s mother led him in the sinner’s prayer. While in the military, a friend finished the process by challenging many core Catholic teachings. After he was married, he pulled the family completely out of the Church because he […]

Reflections of a Journey – Conversion Story of Clifford L. Rodgers, Ed.D.

January 2, 2014 | 7 responses

My wife, Jeanette, and I were both raised in the Seventh-day Adventist Church and learned to hold strong negative feelings about the Catholic Church. My mother took great pride in being opposed to the Catholic Church; she did not know much about it, but she knew she was against it.

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. 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 […]

Michael Cumbie: Charismatic Episcopal Priest Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

April 8, 2002 | no responses

Michael was raised a Southern Baptist in Alabama. At an early age he felt a calling to ministry. Through his college experiences he was introduced to Pentecostal spirituality. Ordained a Pentecostal minister he eventually encountered the Charismatic Episcopal Church and was ordained a priest in that denomination. His love deepened for the Catholic Church and, […]

Paul Jernberg: Swedish Baptist Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

March 18, 2002 | no responses

Paul is the grandchild of Swedish Baptists who fled persecution in Sweden. Through various encounters with Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche Communities, which work with the mentally ill and handicapped, he came to discover the Catholic Church. At the time of this airing, Paul was the Music Director at St. Mark’s Church, in Peoria, […]

Dr. Alan Schreck: Life-long Catholic – The Journey Home Program

August 7, 1998 | no responses

Marcus and Alan answer open-line questions. Alan has been a professor of theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville since 1978. He received his Doctorate in Theology from University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto, in 1979. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Theology from University of St. Michael’s College and a Bachelor […]