"I found myself on 11 November 1992, when the Church of England voted to ordain women, overwhelmed with a sudden and mysterious conviction of the truth of Roman Catholicism." So wrote Sheridan Gilley in his contribution to The Path to Rome: Modern Journeys to the Catholic Church, edited by Dwight Longenecker. In the same vein … Continue reading The Path to Rome: Modern Journeys to the Catholic Church, edited by Dwight Longenecker – A Review
Well, looks like it is going to happen. I am joining the Catholic Church on November 1, All Saints’ Day, with conditional baptism and first confession on October 31, an ironic date. It is happening so “quickly” because I went through RCIA last year and have talked with the local priest a few times. He … Continue reading Confirmation on November 1, All Saints’ Day
This is a continuation of the discourse from the last post about a Protestant apologist named Charlie Campbell and how people like him are one of the reasons I’ll probably be entering the Roman Catholic Church soon. Alongside bad history, Charlie Campbell, in his attempts to set up “ah-ha!” moments in our minds against the … Continue reading Are Protestant Apologists Ushering People into the Roman Catholic Church? Part II
For this post I’d like to discuss one of the major reasons why I’m probably going to join the Roman Catholic Church; and that reason is, ironically, Protestant apologists. When a simple layman such as I can see through the distorted use of history and misrepresentations employed by most of these “defenders of the faith” … Continue reading Are Protestant Apologists Ushering People into the Roman Catholic Church?
I don’t know who will read this, but maybe it will help someone facing conversion or help someone who has a loved one facing conversion. Making it personal One of the frustrating things I’ve faced, mainly from family, is how personal they make it. This is certainly human nature to which we’re all susceptible. No … Continue reading Frustrations of a Potential Convert