JonMarc Grodi – Childhood Convert to Catholicism

June 21, 2016

When Marcus Grodi’s family was received into the Church, JonMarc was 6 years old.  Growing up around an apostolate designed to help people become Catholic, he found himself surrounded by great resources to learn and grow in the faith, but knew he had to do the hard work of finding out the truth for himself.  As he reached college age, he found himself grappling with deeper philosophical questions about the significance of human existence, and after discerning out of seminary and getting married, joined the staff of the Coming Home ... more
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Rob Rodgers: Former Anglican

October 3, 2005

Marcus and Rob answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. ... more

Rick Howick: Former Presbyterian

July 25, 2005

Rick was born into a Methodist family, which left because of a parish scandal. At the age of 13, bought a King James Bible after watching a TV evangelist. Later he joined a Baptist church but left it in college because of questions over fundamentalism. He then attended a Presbyterian church, which had no problems with his questions. He was accepted as a student in a liberal Presbyterian seminary that wished to broaden its student body. Rick’s journey to the Catholic Church began through his study of Church History, the ... more
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Dr. Douglas Grandon: Former Episcopal Priest

March 14, 2005

When Doug was a teenager, a friend shared Christ with him. Doug wasn’t sure God existed but, at his friend’s invitation, prayed for the Lord’s forgiveness and felt God’s grace for the first time. Later, he served as a Pentecostal missionary translator for five years in Yugoslavia. While studying Church history, he began to wonder to what church people like St. Augustine belonged. An Episcopal bishop friend taught him about apostolic succession and the Blessed Sacrament, leading him to be ordained an Episcopal priest. While studying ... more
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G. K. Chesterton: An Anglican Who Became a Catholic

February 16, 2004

In this special addition of the Journey Home, Marcus interviews G. K. Chesterton, portrayed by Chuck Chalburg. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Born in London, in 1874, he was reared in the Church of England, entering the Catholic Church in 1922. He died in his home, in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, on June 14, 1936. ... more

Dr. William Oddie: Former Anglican Priest

June 16, 2003

Dr. Oddie was educated in a Nonconformist (Congregational) school. In rebellion, he became a self-styled atheist and secular humanist. Something of a mid-life crisis and reading C. S. Lewis brought him to faith in God through Jesus Christ. His newfound faith eventually led him to be ordained in the Church of England. Another crisis, sparked by modernist teaching and women’s ordination led him to full-communion with the Catholic Church. This episode of the Journey Home was recorded in the study of Blessed John Henry Newman at Littlemore, England. ... more

Shawn Reeves: Former Evangelical Protestant

May 12, 2003

Shawn’s father was Protestant and his mother Catholic. As a child he was allowed to decide his own faith. He chose to be a Non-denominational Evangelical because he felt that their services were more interesting and easier to understand. While in college he was active in InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, but soon found himself in limbo because of the difficulties bought about by the problems of “sola Scriptura.” After his discover of the early Church Fathers, God guided him home to the Catholic Church. ... more

Dr. Richard Cross: Life-long Catholic and Psychologist

August 5, 2002

Marcus and Rick answer questions from the Journey Home audience. Rick is a life-long Catholic, educational researcher and psychologist. He and Marcus discuss problems of modernist thinking and the humanist movement. They also discuss various schools of psychology. ... more

Dr. John Martignoni: Revert to the Catholic Church

December 17, 2001

Raised in Alabama, John was brought up Catholic but stopped practicing the Faith in college. He earned an MBA from the University of Alabama, started a career in the defense industry before returning to begin a PhD program in finance at the University of North Carolina. He was outside of the Church for 13 years before returning. His conversion began with happening upon the Christian book “The Normal Christian Life,” which led to his purchase of C.S. Lewis’ “Mere Christianity” in the campus bookstore. After reading more and more deeply ... more

Open-Line With Ned South: Former Episcopal Priest

October 1, 2001

Ned and Marcus answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. ... more
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Open-Line With Mark Shea: Former Non-denominational Evangelical

March 3, 2000

Marcus & Mark answer open-line questions. ... more