Crossed The Tiber

An Evangelical Converts to Catholicism

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Location: Pennsylvania, United States

I was born into the Catholic faith. At 14, I was "born again" and found Jesus personally but lost His Church. After thirty years as an evangelical protestant, I have come full circle to find that He has been there all the time, in the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. I wish others to find the beauty and truth of the Catholic faith as I have found.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Way To Emmaus

Today the Gospel reading in Mass is the Way to Emmaus story. It is one of my favorites because it really is a  outline of the celebration of the mass. There is a gathering and penitential rite followed by the liturgy of the Word and then the liturgy of the Eucharist.  It is also one of my favorite gospel stories because it mirrors my life so closely. I was living in the town of Emmaus, PA when I too discovered Jesus in the "breaking of the bread" which inspired my last CD, Way to Emmaus. Here's the title track which tells the story.  

"Then our eyes were opened, in the breaking of the bread,
              Our hearts burned within us, with every word he said...."


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