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The CHNetwork Weekly Roundup #127

October 19, 2018 No Comments

Got a question about the Catholic Church, or need assistance on your journey? Consider becoming a member, or feel free to contact us for more information.  The Coming Home Network exists to help converts, reverts, those on the journey, and those who are just curious – we’d love to hear from you!

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On the latest Deep in Scripture podcast, Marcus Grodi looks at how the Cross, Baptism, and the Eucharist are evidence that God uses physical things to impart His grace to us.

We released a new Insights video short with Seth Paine, who shared how he came to understand the Church as a visible reality.

Our latest written conversion story comes from Barbara Vance, whose questions about Christian history led her to the Catholic Church.

And we made available on our site an article from Thomas Storck on why Catholic devotion to Mary is so often misunderstood by our Protestant brothers and sisters.

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Meanwhile, around the web…

CONVERTS AND CONVERSION

Daniel Stewart explained how the witness of St. Ignatius of Antioch led him to the Catholic Church.

As the Church celebrated the canonization of Pope Paul VI, Shaun McAfee shared how this new saint helped lead his wife, Jessica, to the Catholic Church.

And Matthew Schmitz explained the role Mary played in his decision to become a Catholic

ECUMENICAL/INTERFAITH NEWS

The Russian Orthodox Church has publicly broken its communion with the Patriarch of Constantinople in the latest development in the ongoing dispute over Ukraine.

APOLOGETICS PICKS OF THE WEEK

Steve Ray looked at how the early Christians saw Holy Communion as much more than a mere symbol.

Fr. William Saunders explored the meanings of the symbols of the four Evangelists.

And Keith Albert Little unpacked the incredible implications of the bones of St. Peter.

AND AN INTERESTING ARCHAEOLOGICAL NOTE…

Haaretz weighed the historical evidence surrounding the Biblical figure Goliath.

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A convert whose husband doesn’t want her taking their children to Mass, an inquirer struggling to understand Catholic devotion to Mary, and all of our members who’re continuing to go through the RCIA process – these are just a few examples of the people we are praying for and working with this month at The Coming Home Network International. Please help us continue to support those on the journey by visiting chnetwork.org/donate today!

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“I offer my life’s breath for the sake of the Cross, which is a stumbling block to the unbelievers, but to us it is salvation and eternal life.”

St. Ignatius of Antioch

Feast Day: October 17

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