Wednesday, May 19, 2010

"A Rabbi Lead Me to Rome" by Taylor Marshall

Former Episcopal priest and now Catholic, Taylor Marshall, has published an insightful essay in March-April 2010 issue The Rock, the monthly magazine of Catholic Answers.  Here's how it begins:
A priest and a rabbi walk into a hospital . . .
It sounds like the opening of a joke, but that moment marks the beginning of my journey toward the Catholic faith. I recently had been ordained as an Episcopal priest, and the parish pastor had given me my first priestly assignment: to visit a woman who was about to undergo surgery at the local hospital. Little did I know that by the end of that day, I would meet a rabbi, and my entire life would begin to change. 
Read the whole thing here

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