Fr. Kazimierz Kowalski: A Lutheran Minister Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

November 8, 2004 | no responses

Father Kaz was born in Queens, New York. His parents were immigrants, his mother a German Lutheran and his father a formerly Catholic from Poland. As a child he attended a Lutheran academy and from an early age felt called to ministry. This feeling of vocation continued through his teen years. He was eventually ordained […]

Alex Jones: A Pentecostal Minister Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

November 1, 2004 | no responses

Marcus and Alex answer open-line questions from the audience. Alex was 16 when he met Jesus and was filled with the Holy Spirit. Years later he founded a Pentecostal Holiness congregation in Michigan. His journey to the Catholic Church began with a Bible study with his people. He asked them if they would like to […]

Gary Hoge: A Catholic Who Was An Atheist Then Baptist – The Journey Home Program

July 26, 2004 | no responses

Gary was baptized in the Methodist Church when he was six month old but his parents soon stopped attending church. The little he knew of Christianity was from his father reading bedtime Bible stories to him. In high school and college he was an atheist but he wasn’t militant about is lack of belief. He […]

Msgr. Stuart Swetland: A Lutheran Who Became a Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

June 14, 2004 | no responses

Msgr. Swetland was raised, in Pennsylvania, by devout Lutheran parents. At the age of five he had thoughts of becoming a minister. From his family and congregation he learned a spirit of service, an idea that eventually led him to apply to the US Naval Academy, where he studied Physics. For most of his Naval […]

Avery Cardinal Dulles, SJ: A Presbyterian Who Became a Catholic Cardinal – The Journey Home Program

January 12, 2004 | no responses

Cardinal Dulles was born in New York, the son of John Foster Dulles and served as Secretary of State under Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The Dulles family had a long-standing Presbyterian background. While studying history at Harvard, Cardinal Dulles studied his way into the Catholic Church. He entered the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in […]

Stephanie Wood: A Presbyterian Who Became a Catholic – The Journey Home Program

December 8, 2003 | no responses

Stephanie is the oldest of eight children. She was received into the Catholic Church when she was ten, the same time her father, Steve Wood, a former Presbyterian minister, and the rest of her family became Catholic. She was homeschooled and later attended Ave Maria University. Marcus and Stephanie discuss the particular challenges facing a […]

Tim Drake: A Lutheran Who Became a Catholic – The Journey Home Program

December 1, 2003 | no responses

Marcus and Tim answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Tim was reared in a faithful Lutheran home in Minnesota. He fell in love with Christ while preparing for confirmation as a teen. In college he lived in the Lutheran campus ministry house. He considered the possibility of becoming a pastor but instead became […]

Mark Brumley: A Methodist Who Became a Catholic – The Journey Home Program

August 4, 2003 | no responses

Marcus and Mark answer open-line questions from the audience. Mark recounts his journey from a “southwest St. Louis theist” to his conversion to Christ and attending a Baptist and later a Methodist church. He reading of C. S. Lewis, among others, led him to seek the fullness of the truth, which in turn led him […]

Leon Suprenant, Jr.: Life-long Catholic – The Journey Home Program

October 7, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Leon answers open-line questions from the audience. Leon is a life-long Catholic, one of 14 children. He was an altar boy but never developed a deep knowledge of his faith. He didn’t have a strong faith until he met faithful, practicing Catholic while attending Law School. At the time of this broadcast, Leon […]

Marcus Grodi: Presbyterian Minister Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

July 22, 2002 | no responses

Marcus answers questions solo from the Journey Home audience. Marcus was reared Lutheran but, while in college, accepted Christ in a Charismatic Congregational church. After attending Gordon-Conwell seminary he was ordained a Congregational minister. Seeking doctrinal authority he became a Presbyterian minister. Still frustrated with his inability to know for certain whether what he preached […]

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