She said “I was my children to be Catholic. And how unworthy I am! I may be behind the times, but I fail to see how a child can be raised a Catholic if his parents are not Catholics and if they are living in a (how can I put it) irregular personal “relationship” situation? We became rebels … and so I started to look into the reason why some Catholics didn’t accept V2 and the New Mass. Even in my twenties when I lived in Washington and Paris and Cairo I sought a Protestant church every Sunday to attend, not out of duty, but because I wanted to be there. Because the Bible says so. Nevertheless, it was a mammoth step for a Protestant pastor, all the more so because I’ve never thought of myself as a courageous person. She claimed that the Texas statutes were unconstitutionally vague and that they abridged her right of personal privacy. However, all of the contents of Shane's original book (and more!) There can be no other reason for blogging here. On today's episode, we're joined by Keith Nester, a former protest and pastor who converted to Catholicism and he's gonna share that experience with you and some things to know and consider if you are also thinking about becoming a Catholic saint rose of Lima said know that the … Actually it was a Catholic Truther who invited me to the society’s parish in Glasgow. (From a Protestant).” Then, on Ash Wednesday just a few days ago she announced she was converting to Catholicism! Can a Protestant Pastor convert to Catholicism and continue Pastoring his Church? Protestant pastor gets praise from Catholics for his comments on Holy Communion. Support For Pastors If you are a pastor or minister in a Protestant or other non-Catholic tradition, The Coming Home Network exists to support you in the unique struggles and hurdles you may be facing as you consider becoming Catholic. Watch Full Story As the vice grew, it reached a point where I could no longer continue. What grace! https://www.coraevans.com/blog/article/here-are-10-of-the-most-unexpected-catholic-conversion-stories. Like their pope-aligned opponents, they had asked questions about justification, the authority of tradition, the mode of Christ’s self-gift in the Eucharist, the nature of apostolic succession, and the Church’s wielding of the keys. When word got out last year that she was about to enter the Catholic Church, a woman whom she'd "brought to Christ," as they both would put it, wrote to say she had asked God to take her own life if only He would bring Moss back to the truth. Finally! Rich Pagano, Ryan DellaCrosse, discuss tips for converting to Catholicism, from a former Protestant pastor.. Former Protestant Pastor Keith Nester explains how he converted to the Catholic church. In relaying all of this to a friend in Tampa by telephone, I expressed my dismay over the reaction. March 2, 2017. Archbishop Lefebvre explained the crisis and everything made sense thereafter. We went. What I discovered is that the Holy Spirit gives courage when courage is needed and a home when home is needed more than ever, and that He delights in using our interests and talents (the whole of our biological and metaphysical DNA) to draw us into the Father’s will. She is described as a pregnant woman who “wished to terminate her pregnancy by an abortion ‘performed by a competent, licensed physician, under safe, clinical conditions’; that she was unable to get a ‘legal’ abortion in Texas. Most married pastors who convert face serious challenges afterwards. Great is your reward!” I must say she put both a new, but ancient, light on my predicament. On of The Catholic Talk Show, Ryan Scheel, Fr. The Catholic Talk Show Tips On Converting To Catholic From A Former Protestant Pastor In this episode of The Catholic Talk Show, the guys are joined by Keith Nester, a former Protestant Pastor who gives practical tips on discerning and converting to the Catholic Faith. Don't make an unnecessary mess of your life. It was a complete shock to the system. I don’t care about the rest. So naturally, I became an atheist. Each time I am struck at the utter emptiness of these places, including an Episcopal church, allegedly the Protestant sect closest to the Faith. Are you a convert or considering joining the Catholic Church? (From a Protestant),” “PROTESTANT VISITS LATIN MASS! He then dumps his wife for a new woman, has a child with her and subsequently turns up at a Catholic church to have it baptised. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8758129/Boris-Johnsons-son-Wilfred-christened-catholic-Westminster-Cathedral-confirms.html. I guess Catholicism would have prevented his rise through the political ranks!! I dropped out of a Protestant seminary, enrolled in RCIA, and delved deep into the Catechism, Catholic theology, and Catholic literature. Parenthetically: Until I began to grasp something of the chasm between Catholicism and Protestantism, I had not dealt with several mysteries from my youth, such as why some Protestant churches have no cross in them (too Catholic) or why liturgy is spurned (too Catholic) or why the Lord’s Supper is not administered weekly (too Catholic) or why Mary is never mentioned except at Christmas … It´s true many "Catholics" are converting to some of the 33,000 sects of protestantism. Simple! I had already decided that V2 was full of error and that I could never again attend a New Mass. It was NOTHING at all like the Novus Ordo. And then the day came. PROTESTANT PASTORS ON THE ROAD TO ROME. I’m not sure ‘conversion’ is quite the correct term, though I understand why it is used, because there was never a time I didn’t love Jesus and find comfort in Him. It is a very simple process, so you can change the image if you decide it’s not what you want. She gave her baby up for adoption. Jesus said to be exceedingly glad when people revile you and say all manner of evil things against you falsely for His sake! Two years after my reversion, I had another one: I discovered the TLM and started to read about the Vatican II revolution, about which I knew nothing. At the request of several groups, I’ve spoken on the subject of what some people call my conversion. I wrote a tale, set in the Middle Ages, of a surprise visit by the pope to a monastery. I reached a major low in my life – and I picked up the Rosary. Dwight Longenecker, Steve Ray, Dr. Peter Kreeft, David Anders, and many more. One more thing: because of my responsibilities with a local sacred music choir, I’ve been physically inside 3 Protestant churches since my reversion, for rehearsals and performances. A couple months after this, our NO priest who occasionally said the Traditional Mass for the diocese invited my wife and I, who were now married. In my country over 1/3 of "Catholics", have converted. That particular grace came to me by the Spirit’s using my love for reading and history and travel and architecture and music to draw me into the Church founded by Christ. Just shows how devious the left is in keeping those nuggets quiet. Until the word was out that I was “becoming Catholic” I didn’t realize that prejudice against Catholicism was still as deep as it is in certain quarters, nor did I know there was so much ignorance regarding the history and tenets of the Catholic Church. Scott Hahn is a well-publicized Presbyterian convert to Catholicism..."out of the frying pan and into the fire." To convert a protestant pastor. Once approved, your subsequent comments will go straight onto the blog, generally speaking. He also discusses how Our Lady led him to love faith. 5 thoughts on “ Jansen Bagwell’s Protestant Pastor to Catholic Conversion Story ” Pingback: Conversion – Protestant Pastor to Catholic – Jansen Bagwell | Veil of Veronica. Shortly after I was “received”, I began to wear the Brown Scapular. consuela May 29, 2004, 11:55pm #1. I would love to know what led you to become a Catholic and why you were later tempted to lapse…. But there’s a cart-before-the-horse issue here. For the first time, sanctifying Grace! The simplest way I can explain it is that I was beckoned by the Father; taken in hand by Jesus; and given courage by the Holy Spirit. Why did God say that, for instance, marriage is between a man and a woman, and not between those of the same sex? Finally, everything I had ever read about true Catholicism made sense! As a Protestant convert to Catholicism whose journey culminates a week from today, at the Easter Vigil, I have some experience, oddly enough, in how to become a Catholic. I wish that I were greeted and hailed by the pastor … This is awesome! There was no need to hide what I thought or what I read or what I cared about as a Catholic, I could be as “rebellious” as I wanted and everyone agreed with me! I remain in a state of awe that He should do such a thing; that He should take every part of my mind and spirit and use each to pull me slowly into the Catholic Church, so slowly that I wasn’t aware of what was happening for a very long while. We need a break from Covid and tyrannical governance so get typing those conversion stories and related issues – and that’s an order! PROTESTANT PASTORS ON THE ROAD TO ROME. I was afraid I might be slipping into schism … and the. Converting from Protestant to Catholic: 7 Things That Stayed the Same. When I was in the fifth grade the members of my class were asked to write a short story on any subject of our choosing. Make sure you have saved your chosen picture on your computer before you begin the process so that  you can find it easily. How Our Lady truly led my all the way from paganism and a life of sin upon sin, to the dignity to form young Catholics and be a member of this great Society of St Pius X. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. for 4 years, until one Sunday Mass, when the Novus Ordo priest praised Bill Gates during his homily. And now here I am, a teacher at a Society school, my children attend a Society school, and I am a Third Order member of the SSPX. I think your “reversion” stories definitely fit into the category of “conversion” – it’s a fascinating story. No natural law, no moral law, no eternal law – just because. There’s no way that child is going to be raised a Catholic. The hypocrisy is breathtaking. It takes real courage to be a Protestant minister and address your congregation with the news "I am converting to Catholicism". The truth is, I’m still finding reasons for being a Catholic which I couldn’t have imagined earlier, so richly laden is the treasury which Catholicism holds. Norman, rejoice! “The New Mass is good, you can’t have a problem. “I am a former Protestant minister. She was nominally Catholic, raised in the NO, went occasionally on Sunday, but was the average NO attendant. As a Protestant, I always thought my faith and worship was more akin to the early church than Catholicism. I found a really interesting webpage with the stories of other people as well as saints, and this one really jumped out because I’ve heard a lot about the American Roe Vs Wade abortion law. I was totally amazed as I read these writings from the first few centuries that, as it turns out, the early church looks a lot like Catholicism! (From a Protestant),” “PROTESTANT VISITS LATIN MASS! As a Protestant convert to Catholicism whose journey culminates a week from today, at the Easter Vigil, I have some experience, oddly enough, in how to become a Catholic. We’ll be publishing another one of his reasons every week, so stay tuned! In the decade from … Thank you thank you thank you… And God bless you and your family and those who helped you share this story. The homily that Sunday: the New Mass. Gavriel Sanders – former Pentecostal minister and missionary who tried to convert Jews to Christianity, converted to Orthodox Judaism. 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. ( Log Out /  I dropped out of a Protestant seminary, enrolled in RCIA, and delved deep into the Catechism, Catholic theology, and Catholic literature. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. A Protestant pastor's first rosary Javier Ordovas - published on 11/03/16 After converting to Catholicism and losing his family, he prayed the rosary awkwardly… and it worked a miracle. Continue to Twelve Reasons a Protestant Pastor Became Catholic: The First Reason. I became Catholic age 19. The Jewish Encyclopedia gives some statistics on conversion of Jews to Protestantism, to Roman Catholicism, and to Orthodox Christianity (which it calls erroneously Greek Catholicism; Greek or Byzantine Catholics are under the See of Rome, not in the Orthodox Church). I would have been hard pressed to name twelve on that October afternoon when I was received into the Church. That a Protestant boy in the Deep South who knew only three Catholics should chose such a subject shocks me to this day. Over time she became friends with many of them and began to have serious doubts about the morality of abortion. If you would like to put a picture beside your username (an avatar), simply go to My Profile, click on the picture already there (Mystery Man) and replace it with your chosen image. Protestant Issues. I remain indebted to her. He agreed that there was grave enough reason to perform a Conditonal Baptism. Even so, it’s beyond comprehension why he would want his son baptised (maybe his live-in girlfriend is a pseudo-Catholic as well, who knows.). Click the link for more information. Why does the Bible say so? Given that I came to maturity in the 1960s it may seem a little strange that I was never disinterested in the stories of the Bible or in the church and its music, all three of which for me were bred in the bone. ( Log Out /  I had no idea that “Jane Roe” had changed her mind about abortion, and even converted to Catholicism, which is more evidence of the media bias and how they withhold information that doesn’t suit their narrative. Unfortunately I’ve had to return a couple of times for family funerals, but could barely restrain the urge to jump up on my pew and start shouting about the Trojan Horse. Yeah. Pingback: Conversion – Protestant Pastor to Catholic – Jansen Bagwell | Veil of Veronica. If you are not a “traditional” Catholic, or if you are a non-Catholic, you are welcome to participate in our discussions as long as your purpose is to grow in / learn about our Catholic Faith. I’d forgotten that – I think you told us that before, about Boris being baptised a Catholic. Personally, I think that the easiest way to avoid the temptation to lapse is to never lose sight of the fact that at any minute, we may be called to our Judgment. My instruction by the parish priest and preparation for the sacraments was woefully inadequate although I didn’t realise this at the time. Had it not been for the FSSPX, I would have lapsed. (From a Protestant).” Then, on Ash Wednesday just a few days ago she announced she was converting to Catholicism! The Blessed Virgin had plans for me. I couldn’t believe what I had found. Why are they so nonchalant about a process that has pulled hundreds of thousands of Catholics out of the Church? Whether you have to re-examine some long-held assumptions, lose your friends, or even lose your job, it’s not a minor life event. I Googled to see if I could find a famous saint convert because I love reading conversion stories and have read lots of saints before, but not for a while. My favourite convert is a friend who became a Catholic after years of reading about Fatima. !” “No! On of The Catholic Talk Show, Ryan Scheel, Fr. (2) It is the fullness of the Christian Faith. She said she would explain more in an upcoming video, which she released a few days later. Keith Nester, the above speaker, made me wonder just how many people turn away from the Church due to the obstacles identified in the video. I paraphrase slightly but that is the essence of the statement. It took me a long time to finally convert to catholicism. Sheldon Christopher Smith – former Pentecostal Pastor converted to Orthodox Judaism in 1987. I had been attending the Protestant sect in which I had grown up, but the dark cloud of cultural Marxism had descended on this sect to the point of revulsion (e.g. Norma McCorvey describes herself as having been relatively ignorant of the facts of her own case, and claims that her attorneys simply used her for their own ends. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. The following is part of an ongoing series by Dr. Norman McCrummen. I knew something was wrong about the Church I had just joined, but I just humbly believed what I had read/been told. he conditionally baptised me and arranged for a bishop to give me confirmation) and I got a proper instruction – lasting a few years – that I would never have had otherwise. Why? There is nothing Catholic about it. In 1998, she became a Catholic convert and has worked to overturn Roe v. Wade. Jones said the four biggest problems Protestants have with Catholicism are teachings about Mary, purgatory, papal authority, and praying to saints. I wanted to sing familiar hymns, to hear the organ played, to listen to a sermon, to pray with fellow worshippers. ( Log Out /  I miss the anthems, hymns and congregational singing. Journeys Home 1 & 2, available now from The Coming Home Network, contain the stories of men and women who, having surrendered their lives to Jesus Christ, heard a call to follow Him more deeply into full communion with His Catholic Church.Contributors include Marcus Grodi, Fr. She did not fully realize that this process would end a human life. Seven years ago, I myself was an emotional and excited Protestant convert to Catholicism (though also a revert, as my parents left the Church shortly after my first communion). She said she would explain more in an upcoming video, which she released a few days later. Sometimes the lessons we learn from our past prepare us to minister to others in the future. Why do Godly Protestant Pastors - including virulent haters of Catholicism - convert to Catholicism? The work of the Holy Spirit can leave a person dumbfounded. I would think that his non-Catholic congregration would not feel inclined. And the homily blew us away. Then a bad experience in a Novus Ordo parish caused me to realise there was a crisis. That’s when everything changed. Like their pope-aligned opponents, they had asked questions about justification, the authority of tradition, the mode of Christ’s self-gift in the Eucharist, the nature of apostolic succession, and the Church’s wielding of the keys. What grace I have been given to be here! I blame the apostate clergy, though, who accommodate these pretend Christians more than the pretend Christians themselves. This is yet another important step for a Protestant in their conversion to the Catholic Church. Next time you post a comment, your avatar will appear. I loved read them. What grace! Well! Michael Voris interviews author Shane Schaetzel "Catholicism for Protestants" is out of print. The Jewish Encyclopedia gives some statistics on conversion of Jews to Protestantism, to Roman Catholicism, and to Orthodox Christianity (which it calls erroneously Greek Catholicism; Greek or Byzantine Catholics are under the See of Rome, not in the Orthodox Church). Why do evangelicals convert to Catholicism and how should ... is a former Presbyterian pastor and editor-in-chief ... (and remain) a conservative, evangelical protestant. These are all breath-taking conversion stories! It is common for Pastors to change denominations within Protestantism and experience very little criticism or a change in financial security. As I was, myself, in the process of converting, Mr. Keith Nester’s YouTube videos helped me to understand some of the nuanced parts of Catholicism that cradle Catholics take for granted. That is very interesting indeed. In the worst cases, where it is clear that you are a troublemaker, your comment will not be published and you will be blocked immediately. (Courtesy of Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix / Patrick Cullen) The phrase “Swimming the Tiber” has been used to describe Protestants coming into the Catholic Church. Rich Pagano, Ryan DellaCrosse, discuss tips for converting to Catholicism, from a former Protestant pastor.. Former Protestant Pastor Keith Nester explains how he converted to the Catholic church. . In the 1980’s, she became involved in the abortion movement. Aren’t their Confessions invalid? Editor’s note: This two-part series explores why some evangelicals have chosen to convert to other branches of Christianity, namely Eastern Orthodoxy and Catholicism. . As a Protestant, I always thought my faith and worship was more akin to the early church than Catholicism. Points to add from a protestant looking in, from a lady’s perspective: After so much prayer, my wife and I decided to stay with the True Mass in the diocese. The first things that were given to me by a good friend was a rosary, a little booklet on how to pray it, a Green Scapular and the classic book by Mgr Eugene Boylan called ‘This Tremendous Lover’. especially if he begins teaching Catholic doctrine. The priest who baptised his child should not have baptised him. Why did we believe what we did? But I did persevere with the rosary and on Our Lady’s birthday I went to the Holy Cross Bookshop in London (now closed, I think) to get a book on Our Lady, where I met an old-school Jesuit priest (now gone to his eternal reward) who got talking to me and I think he realised that here was another post-Vatican II casualty. There are several reasons I embraced the Catholic faith during the Summer and Autumn of 2011. Anna Abrikosova: Russian convert to Eastern-rite Catholicism who was imprisoned by the Soviets John Adams : beatified person and Catholic martyr [4] Mortimer J. Adler : American philosopher, educator, and popular author; converted from agnosticism, after decades of interest in Thomism [5] [6] “Let’s make a sacrifice and drive one hour each way to Mass with the SSPX!” “Aren’t they schismatic? Journeys Home 1 & 2, available now from The Coming Home Network, contain the stories of men and women who, having surrendered their lives to Jesus Christ, heard a call to follow Him more deeply into full communion with His Catholic Church.Contributors include Marcus Grodi, Fr. As you say, there’s no way that child will be raised a Catholic but what I just cannot and never will understand is this; why does ANY lapsed Catholic want to have their children baptised? I’m delighted that Catholic Truth was able to help you find the SSPX and the Traditional Latin Mass – that’s wonderful. Whether you have to re-examine some long-held assumptions, lose your friends, or even lose your job, it’s not a minor life event. I have to say, it began a process. The reason I decided to put pen to paper is that I’m often asked why a Presbyterian pastor who was reared Baptist, a man whose forebears were Lutheran, Anglican, Presbyterian and Baptist – without a single ancestor clinging to Rome since the Reformation – why I, of all people, should leave what was mine by inheritance and choice to swim the Tiber? I hope that more and more Protestant pastors and lay people will continue to convert to the Catholic Church! I went through the same preparation in 1969 and felt I had descended into hades.) Just stay where you are. A Protestant pastor's first rosary Javier Ordovas - published on 11/03/16 After converting to Catholicism and losing his family, he prayed the rosary awkwardly… and it worked a miracle. ( Log Out /  Why This Protestant Evangelical Converted to Catholicism (Part 2) October 25, 2020. I am Catholic because I believe in the Real Presence of Jesus in … Christina on April 10, 2019 at 7:05 pm said: I’m 33 min in but I’m in tears and had to … Some Sundays I miss them terribly. I found every story really edifying. As for myself, I converted first to the Novus Ordo at age 21. There’s an article exposing the falsehood of “two forms of the same Rite” on Rorate Caeli at the moment, which you might find interesting: https://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2020/09/two-forms-of-roman-rite-liturgical-fact.html. The Baptist pastors could never directly answer questions on morality. Thank you for your imaginative “Google”! Why do so many Catholic leaders fail to see this? Besides, most of the Catholics we approached, lay or clergy, did not know how to help us. I was home amongst the rebels! Becoming Protestant. CONVERSION by Protestant Pastors converted to Catholicism (Cebuano If you believed liberals, most Catholics who leave the church would be joining mainline churches, like the Episcopal church. I made the Tridentine Profession of Faith, was abjurer, conditionally Baptized, made a general Confession with conditional Absolution, repeated our vows, and received the sacramentels from the SSPX. He became my confessor, spiritual director and good friend for many years. I have listed below twelve reasons for my decision. Your first comment will go to moderation. That is very interesting indeed. I went through the same preparation in 1969 and felt I had descended into hades.) https://rorate-caeli.blogspot.com/2020/09/ruth-bader-ginsburg-rest-in-peace.html. Catholicism had taught me to think like a Protestant, because, as it turned out, the Reformers had thought like catholics. Does it require anything other than converting in my own mind? I despise misunderstandings and hate disappointing people, and that’s precisely what happened following my decision to become Catholic, and to a degree I could never have foreseen. This is a list of notable converts to Christianity from Judaism.. Well! Well, here’s a surprise… Boris Johnson has had his baby son baptised a Catholic. This is a list of notable converts to Christianity from Judaism.. Nevertheless, it was a mammoth step for a Protestant pastor, all the more so because I’ve never thought of myself as a courageous person. His delivery is relevant and engaging. What does converting from Catholic to Protestant entail? I was speechless during my first TLM, knowing instinctively and immediately that this was the true Catholic liturgy, but I wavered between the “two forms of the same rite” (NOT!!!) He taught at a Protestant seminary for a period, and started traveling to preach. “inclusive language” and the acceptance of homosexuality on spurious grounds). However, due to the increasing number of trolls afflicting this blog, it is very much at the discretion of the site administrator as to whether or not your comments continue to be pre-moderated. This rarely happens in Catholicism. I moved in. We continued in the indult Mass, until finally, the day came. If, once released to participate in our discussions, it becomes evident that you are not a serious participant, you will be blocked without warning. He taught at a Protestant seminary for a period, and started traveling to preach. When you are converting from Protestant to Catholic, there are a lot of changes, some of them really huge. Now I'm more settled, I get somewhat bored with the perennial Protestant conviction that the Catholic position is always wrong (as my old Protestant pastor said years ago - "Protestants tell a lot of lies about Catholics and the Catholic Church", "Protestants can be quite arrogant about Catholicism" and "When it comes to theology, Protestants couldn't agree how far to spit!" If you had an open-minded protestant (not anti-Catholic) willing to read ONE book to convince him or at least give him a start in thinking that the Catholic Church is the True Church which one would you give him? He studied Protestant theology and became pastor of an Assemblies of God community. Incredible! She responded by asking how many times I had taught the Beatitudes. We're gonna be talking about advice and tips from a product that pastor on converting to Catholicism. I of course, as a pagan lived a life of terrible vice. . I always think it is such a grace to be called, as an adult, into the Church. When I made my profession of faith at age twelve – my father was my pastor, a relationship remembered with gratitude – I did so with trepidation because I understood that to relinquish myself to Jesus was to live for Him unreservedly, and I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to do that. I’m especially struck by your remark about coming to feel revulsion towards the novus ordo because it reminds me of the priests who wrote about their “conversion” to the traditional Latin Mass, in the book Priest Where Is Thy Mass/Mass Where is Thy Priest… At least one of them (if not more than one) said that after saying both Masses, there came a point when he detested the one and loved the other. A Protestant has the experience of a minister smiling whenever he sees you, memorizing your name, and generally going out of his way to make a personal connection. I had to start attending this Mass … first, I had to figure out what to do about my wife. 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