Fr. M. Price Oswalt: Former Episcopalian – The Journey Home Program

July 21, 2014 | no responses

Fr. Oswalt grew up in a nominal Methodist family, with parents who believed that the Catholic Church was evil. Even so, by the time he was 14 he felt a calling to be a priest. In high school a friend invited him to take photos at his wedding in an Episcopal parish. He felt very much […]

Elizabeth Ficocelli: Former Lutheran – The Journey Home Program

July 7, 2014 | no responses

From the time she was a young child growing up in a nominal Lutheran family, Elizabeth felt called to follow God on an interesting and surprising spiritual journey. Elizabeth shares the little clues God left her along the way, including hearing his voice whispered in her heart, and meeting a young Catholic man, which would eventually lead her to […]

Discernment and the Hard, Long, Right Road Beneath Your Feet

August 26, 2013 | no responses

by JonMarc Grodi. I am a young husband, father, and professional. These vocations are my primary responsibilities and necessarily must take some degree of precedent over other things in my life. God is NOT calling me to leave my wife, abandon my children, or stop fulfilling my role in providing for them. Even with the accomplishment of some possible good in mind — even a very good “good” — I can be sure that God is not calling me to act wrongly as a means of attaining that good.

Fr. Donald Calloway: Former Episcopalian – The Journey Home Program

March 22, 2010 | no responses

Father Donald was a nominal Episcopalian living the wild life as a teenager. He was so bad that the government of Japan kicked him out of the country. After his parents became Catholic, through the witness of a Filipino lady, he was converted to Christ through reading a book on the apperitions of the Blessed Virgin […]

Fr. Ray Ryland: Episcopal Priest Who Became Catholic – The Journey Home Program

April 1, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Father Ray answer open-line questions. Father  Ray was brought up in the Disciples of Christ denomination. After serving in the Pacific during World War II, Fr. Ray attended seminary and was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1950. Ministering in that denomination for over a decade, both he and his wife, Ruth, were led […]

Fr. Bryan Patterson: Lutheran Who Became a Catholic Priest – The Journey Home Program

February 4, 2002 | no responses

Marcus and Father Bryan answer open-line questions from the Journey Home audience. Father Patterson was reared in a nominally Christian family. As a teen he accepted Jesus. Through a friend he joined the Lutheran Church. He was received into full-communion with the Catholic Church as a young adult. Though gifted in the field of science he […]

Fr. John T. Zuhlsdorf: Former Lutheran – The Journey Home Program

August 25, 2000 | no responses

Father Zuhlsdorf was raised in a nominal Lutheran family. When he was seven his grandmother gave him two albums, one of classical music and another of Shakespeare’s plays. About the same time his mother decided that he should go to Sunday school at the Lutheran church. He reacted negatively to being taught that man’s will […]