Dr. Robert Stackpole: An Anglican Priest Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

July 7, 2008 | no responses

Marcus and Dr. Stackpole answer open-line questions from the audience. Dr. Stackpole is the Director of the John Paul II Institute of Divine Mercy (www.thedivinemercy.org) based in Stockbridge Massachusetts. An American by birth, Robert Stackpole earned a B.A. in History from Williams College in Massachusetts, and a Masters degree in Theology from Oxford University in […]

Chris Osgood: A Baptist Minister Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

June 9, 2008 | no responses

Chris felt a calling to ministry at a young age. He was ordained a Baptist youth minister. While attending a Baptist university in Virginia, the Holy Spirit called him to a deeper relationship with Christ and his Church, eventually leading him Home to the Catholic Church.

Deacon Joseph Pasquella: An Orthodox Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

April 30, 2007 | no responses

Deacon Joseph was baptized Catholic when he was little at the insistence of his father. When he was four, his father died and his mother then brought him up in a Pentecostal Church. Later in life, he was received into the Eastern Orthodox Church.  His realization of the need of the authority of St. Peter […]

Marcus Grodi: The Early Church Fathers I Never Saw – The Journey Home Program

March 19, 2007 | no responses

In this special episode of the Journey Home, Marcus shares his discoveries in the writings of the Early Church Fathers he never saw when he was a Protestant. He talks about such writers as: St. Clement of Rome, St. Ignatius of Antioch, St. Irenaeus, St. Justin Martyr, St. Cyprian of Carthage, St. Ambrose of Milan […]

Marcus Grodi: Ten Verses I Never Saw – The Journey Home Program

July 31, 2006 | no responses

In this special episode of the Journey Home, Marcus talks about 10 verses of Holy Scripture he never saw when he was a Protestant. He discusses: Proverbs 3:5-6; 1 Timothy 3: 14-15; 2 Timothy 3:14-17; 2 Thessalonians 2:15; Matthew 16:13-19; Revelation 14:13; Romans 10:14-15; John 15:4 & 6:56; Colossians 1:24; and Luke 1:46-49. Marcus was reared Lutheran but, while in college, accepted Christ in a […]

Tim Staples: An Assemblies of God Youth Minister Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

May 7, 2001 | no responses

Marcus and Tim answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, he came back to faith in Christ during his late teen years through the witness of Christian televangelists. While in the Marine Corps, he became involved in ministry […]

Deacon David Hess: A Non-denominational Who Returned To The Catholic Church – The Journey Home Program

February 19, 2001 | no responses

Deacon David grew up Catholic, in upstate New York, but fell away from the Church in his early teens. After he was married, while attending a Marriage Encounter weekend that he first recognized the impact of this decision of leaving the Church. During one of the breaks, his wife, Charmaine, started crying. She broke down […]

Norman Dahlgren: A Quaker Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

July 9, 1999 | no responses

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 […]

James Likoudis: A Greek Orthodox Who Became A Catholic – The Journey Home Program

March 19, 1999 | no responses

Jim was baptized and reared in the Greek Orthodox Church, a child of Greek immigrants. Very early he was confronted by the problem of both the Orthodox and the Catholic claiming to be the true Church. In his studies he discovered that in the first 1,000 years of the Church a primacy of honor as […]

Fr. Stephen Gideon: An Episcopal Priest Who Became A Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

January 29, 1999 | no responses

Fr. Gideon was brought up in a devout Methodist family. In college he began to attend the Episcopal church. Their liturgy, sacrament and emphasis of history drew him toward it. He saw it as a fuller expression of the Christian faith. He felt God’s call to ministry and was ordained an Episcopal priest and served […]