Journeys Home 2 gathers together more conversion stories of men and women, clergy and laity, who found themselves drawn to the Catholic Church. Most discovered and placed their faith in Jesus Christ in non-Catholic traditions of Christianity. They remain eternally grateful to the many faithful teachers, friends, and family who helped them know Christ and grow in the Christian faith. Yet in each case and in unique ways, the Holy Spirit opened their hearts to realize that much of what they had been taught about the Catholic Church was never true. They learned to listen to the voice of truth speaking through history, theology, philosophy, Sacred Tradition, Holy Scripture, and personal testimony. In time, their desire to follow Christ faithfully to remain faithful to the truth He taught and to the Church He established through His Apostles led them to consider the claims of the Catholic Church. In the end, they were all convinced that, whatever the cost, they must become Catholic. And so they did. Their conversion stories provide insight, encouragement, and inspiration for those who are thinking about making the same journey and for Catholics born in the faith as well.
Praise for Journeys Home 2
“A great book that has brought a lot of people into the true Church of Jesus Christ.”–Arlene D.
“Good followup to his first book on converts. I enjoyed this very much!”–Rosemarie K., Utah
About the Author
Marcus Grodi and his wife Marilyn were both cradle Protestants. Marcus received his BS degree from Case Institute of Technology in Polymer Engineering and worked for six years as an engineer. During this time he was involved in a variety of Protestant youth and music ministries. He then received his Master of Divinity Degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and was ordained to the Protestant pastoral ministry. During his more than fifteen years of youth, young adult, and pastoral ministry, his main emphasis was church and lay spiritual renewal. Marilyn, Marcus, and their two older sons, Jon Marc and Peter, were received into the Catholic Church on December 20, 1992. Their third son, Richard, entered through baptism. Marcus now serves as the Founder/President of The Coming Home Network International, a non-profit Catholic lay apostolate aimed at helping our separated brethren, both clergy and laity, come home to the Catholic Church. He also hosts The Journey Home, a weekly live television program, and Deep In Scripture, a weekly live radio program, both on EWTN. He is the author of Thoughts for the Journey Home, the novel How Firm a Foundation, and the editor/author of Journeys Home. He has taught courses in Catechetics, Youth Ministry, Leadership, and theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville and the Pontifical College Josephinum. He has written a regular article for The Catholic Answer magazine and other Catholic publications.
Book dimensions: 8 x 5.5
Published year: 2015 (2nd edition)