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This is another great conversion story. If you have never seen “The Journey Home” on EWTN, it’s well worth a look see.
Father Thwaites describes his journey from being a Christian Scientist to the Church of England and his eventual entry into the Catholic Church. Father Thwaites spent three years in a Japanese POW camp during World War II. Nine years after this broadcast Father went to his eternal reward on August 21, 2012 at the age of 95.
The book Fr. Thwaites talks about is “One Lord, One Faith” by Vernon Johnson.
In this special Jehovah’s Witness Roundtable episode of the Journey Home, Marcus discusses, with two former Jehovah’s Witnesses, Dr. Jeff Schwehm and John Davis, as well as Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ, the unique doctrines of this group and how Catholic Christians can respond to them in truth and love.
Patty was born and raised in a staunchly Baptist family. Her father was the pastor. When she was six years old she asked Jesus to be her Lord and Savior. She continued to follow the Lord throughout her life coming into an even deeper relationship with God in the mid-90’s, when he called her to forgive those who had hurt her. Her Baptist congregation was a very narrow Calvinist group, believing that they were the chosen remnant. She was taught that the Catholic Church was the Whore of Babylon and the Pope would be the Antichrist. Her journey to the Catholic Church began through Patty’s and her daughter’s rediscovery of their Irish and Scottish heritage. Reading the “Confessions of St. Patrick” opened her eyes to the fact that Catholics could be Christians who love the Lord Jesus Christ. She discovered, upon reading what the Church actually taught, that she had been brought up with a false and distorted view of the Catholic Church. Patty is the sister of a well-known anti-Catholic apologist.
In this special episode of the Journey Home, Marcus discusses the impact of the journey of Protestant ministers to the Catholic Church on their wives. The guests this evening are Marilyn Grodi, wife of Marcus Grodi a former Presbyterian minister, Lee South, wife of Ned South a former Episcopal Priest, and Dale Sibley, wife of Gordon Sibley a former United Methodist minister. They talk about the ways God guided them on their different and varied paths.
Jennifer Fulwiler has become one of my favorite people. Here she shares her AMAZING conversion story…
You will not regret taking the time to listen to her presentation.
On Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 Catholic blogger, author and speaker Jennifer Fulwiler presented “How I grew up atheist and ended up Catholic” at the THIRST 2013 Eucharistic Conference hosted by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bismarck.