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Presbyterian & Reformed Converts

Hear the stories of Presbyterians who were drawn to come home to the Catholic Church.

“I am a former Protestant minister. Like so many others who have trodden the path that leads to Rome by way of that country known as Protestantism, I never imagined I would one day convert to Catholicism.”

– Marcus Grodi, former Presbyterian Pastor, President of the CHNetwork

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Dr. Kenneth Howell 5:29

A former Calvinist and professor at Reformed Theological Seminary, in Jackson, Mississippi now says, “I’ve never regretted for a day becoming Catholic.”

Scott & Kimberly Hahn 56:11

On this thirteenth anniversary episode, Marcus Grodi reflects with Scott and Kimberly Hahn on their shared journey from cradle Presbyterians to Catholic apologists and the effect it has had on them as individuals and as a family.

Wesley Bancroft 2:36

“I went on a journey and found the Catholic claims to be both biblically sound and to be rooted in tradition. It was the Eucharist that brought me to the Catholic Church.”


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Rome Sweet Home

by Scott & Kimberly Hahn

Well-known Catholic couple, Scott and Kimberly Hahn, have been traveling and speaking all over North America about their conversion from staunch Presbyterianism to the Catholic faith. In Rome Sweet Home these two outstanding Catholic apologists tell in their own words about the incredible spiritual journey that led them to embrace Catholicism.

How God Hauled Me Kicking and Screaming into the Catholic Church

by Kevin Lowry

A preacher’s kid at a Catholic university, Kevin Lowry settled into a double major in beer and billiards soon followed by uncomfortable run-ins with pious students, failing grades, increasing anxiety, a missing night and the startling realization that some fellow students actually attended Mass the morning after a party instead of sleeping it off. After getting kicked out, Kevin got his act together, got the MBA, and also got the girl. Meanwhile, God was working, drawing him to the inevitable conclusion that Catholicism was true despite his objections.

Stunned by Scripture: How the Bible Made Me Catholic

Dr. John Bergsma

The Pope, devotion to Mary, confession … just where are these topics in the Bible? Why does the Catholic Church seem to focus on so many things that aren’t Scriptural? Or so thought former Protestant pastor John Bergsma. Stunned by Scripture is an engaging examination of the things Dr. Bergsma once considered obstacles to ever becoming Catholic himself. Over an eighteen-month spiritual journey, Bergsma was stunned again and again by the biblical support he found for even the stickiest teachings of the Catholic Church.