Met a Friend in Greenville SC : Fr. Dwight Longenecker

by Steve Ray on March 5, 2017

IMG_8860We’ve corresponded and known about each other but yesterday we met at the South Carolina Men’s Conference. I love converts and his story is especially interesting, converting from an Anglican priest in England to a Catholic priest in South Carolina.

He’s finishing up a book and the Magi and we discussed plans for a pilgrimage together to the Holy Land in the next year or two.

IMG_8870I spoke Friday to the Women’s Conference and Saturday to the Men’s Conference. It was especially good to see what God is doing with Catholic men around the country. ┬áChange a few good men and you can change the world. The conference took place at Prince of Peace in Greenville NC which is a marvelous church and very active parish.

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Tom Govern March 5, 2017 at 10:40 PM

Steve, do you ever rest! God bless you and Janet in your ministry. I know you love it and that is the only reason that I am not worried about your level of activity! Someone some day will count up the number of lives that you changed. Probably God.

Sandi March 8, 2017 at 1:42 PM

Don’t forget, Steve, that behind all those good Catholic men are good Catholic mothers, daughters and sisters praying for them!!!

Rick Evans March 25, 2017 at 7:33 PM

Hi Steve — I’m really happy to see the picture of you and Fr. Longenecker together and that you’ve discussed a joint pilgrimage sometime in the future. Please recall that it was me that suggested you do a Catholic England pilgrimage with Fr. L. I’m still hoping that might happen. Judy and I will be with you this October for Fatima, Compostela and Lourdes. See you then. Hi to Janet. — Rick Evans

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