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If you missed this week’s lively and informational Deep in History webinar with Marcus Grodi, Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson and Ken Hensley, you can watch the whole thing on our site. It was a great way to help get us ready for this Fall’s FIRST EVER Deep in History pilgrimage, when Marcus, Ken and Msgr. Steenson will be leading a trip to Italy from September 23-October 4. For more information, or to register, visit chnetwork.org/pilgrimages.
On this week’s episode of The Journey Home, Don Smith returned to share his path from nondenominational ministry to the Catholic Church, and talked about his efforts to foster a culture of discipleship in Catholic parishes.
In a new episode of Deep in Scripture, Marcus and JonMarc Grodi looked at how the Fruits of the Spirit apply to marriage, and the connections between a fruitful marriage and a fruitful relationship with Jesus.
We released a new Insights video short with Jay Richards, who shared the impact of J.R.R. Tolkien on his decision to enter the Catholic Church.
And in his latest piece for the CHNetwork Blog, Ken Hensley shared how St. Paul’s teaching on the Eucharist helped lead him to the Catholic Church.
Meanwhile, around the web…
CONVERTS AND CONVERSION
Pope Francis officially recognized a 2nd miracle related to the intercession of John Henry Newman, which means he’ll be canonized as a saint soon!
Desiree Hausam described the first steps in her journey to the Catholic Church.
Fr. Richard Heilman looked at the late Fr. John Hardon’s thoughts on the Eucharist as an instrument of conversion.
Sacramentalized but not evangelized? Kathy Schiffer suggested that for many of us, maybe we just forgot.
And Dr. Peter Kreeft shared how the Bible led him to the Catholic Church.
APOLOGETICS PICKS OF THE WEEK
Matt Nelson refuted the claim by some scholars that Jesus never claimed to be God.
And Douglas Beaumont explained why Catholics and Protestants often end the Lord’s Prayer differently.
An couple who’s saddened over the friendships they’re losing by becoming Catholic, a family of converts trying to settle into parish life, and a member praying for clarity and peace on the journey – 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!
“God is in the midst of us, or rather we are in the midst of him; wherever we are he sees us and touches us: at prayer, at work, at table, at recreation.”
St. Claude de la Colombiere
Feast Day: February 15