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The CHNetwork Weekly Roundup #017

September 2, 2016

Happy Labor Day weekend!  When you’ve got some down time, here’s a digest of what the Coming Home Network was up to over the past several days, so you can get caught up on anything you may have missed! ... more

CHNetwork Community Responds: Was the Crucifix and Obstacle for You?

September 2, 2016

September 14th on the Church calendar is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, when our Church reverences the implement of death meant to shame Jesus, but  which instead has become the symbol of our Lord’s victory over death.  Many protestant Christians prefer to display a bare cross, and question Catholics’ frequent display of a crucified Jesus.  We asked our members who come from non-Catholic Christian backgrounds whether or not the portrayal of Jesus’ body on crucifixes was a stumbling block for them. ... more

New from CHNetwork Team Member Kevin Lowry: How God Hauled Me Kicking and Screaming into the Catholic Church

August 29, 2016

The Coming Home Network is excited to announce the newest book from longtime team member Kevin Lowry of  And given the title, you can see why it would be of interest to followers of our apostolate: it’s called “How God Hauled me Kicking and Screaming into the Catholic Church.” ... more

The CHNetwork Weekly Roundup #016

August 26, 2016

Another week, another full slate of content from CHNetwork!  Here’s a sampling of what we were up to: ... more
Missionaries of Charity

CHNetwork Community Responds: As a non-Catholic, what did you think of Mother Teresa?

August 26, 2016

On September 4, Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be canonized in the Catholic Church.  During her lifetime, she was known worldwide as an icon of service to others.  However, because she was a Catholic religious sister, she also drew criticism- not only from protestant Christians for her theology, but also from secularists who saw her as a proselytizer.  We asked members of The Coming Home Network what they thought of her before they themselves converted to Catholicism.  Here’s what they told us: ... more

New CHNetwork Community Question: What did you think of Mother Teresa?

August 22, 2016

With her canonization set for September 4th, Mother Teresa of Calcutta is once again back in the news.  For those of us who remember her being active during our lifetimes, we no doubt had some opinion, however vague, as to who she was and what she was doing.  She forms the basis of this week’s CHNetwork Community Question: ... more

The CHNetwork Weekly Roundup #015

August 19, 2016

As the dog days of August roll on, here are some links to what CHNetwork was involved with this week, so you have something to read in the air-conditioned setting of your choice: ... more

CHNetwork Community Responds: Learning to Appreciate Mary

August 19, 2016

This week, we used the occasion of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary to ask our community about the earliest Marian “hurdle” they were able to overcome in their journey toward the Church’s understanding of her.  Here’s a sampling of what we received: ... more

New CHNetwork Community Question: Warming up to Mary

August 15, 2016

As we begin this week with the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, our latest question to our converts to Catholicism and those on the journey is this: ... more

The CHNetwork Weekly Roundup #014

August 12, 2016

Welcome to another weekly digest from the Coming Home Network! ... more

CHNetwork Community Responds: Protestant vs Catholic Worship Music Wars

August 12, 2016

This week, we asked our members about music preferences in the Churches they attended before becoming Catholic.  Many strong opinions came out, but what was notable about the experiences you related was the idea that Catholicism was still Catholicism despite reasonable differences in liturgy, while protestant congregations had trouble maintaining unity between congregations of different musical orientations.  A sampling of the responses: ... more