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The CHNetwork Weekly Roundup #217

August 21, 2020 No Comments

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This week’s episode of The Journey Home was a highly entertaining conversation with Rebecca Frech, who left the Catholic Church angry, but after a few years, felt a strong call back to the sacraments.

In a new episode of On the Journey, Matt Swaim and Ken Hensley explored what led Martin Luther to articulate the doctrine of “faith alone.”

In the latest Deep in History, Marcus Grodi and Msgr. Jeffrey Steenson looked at St. Irenaeus of Lyons on the primacy of the Church in Rome.

We shared part two of Mary Clare Miller’s article series on tips for new Catholics trying to find their place in the Church.

On this week’s Deep in Scripture episode, Marcus and JonMarc Grodi discussed St. Cyprian of Carthage on willingness to suffer.

And on our newest Insights video short, Rachelle Parker (whose Journey Home episode will air soon!) shared how her experience of the Lord’s Supper in the Church of Christ prepared her to understand the Eucharist.

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Meanwhile, around the web…

CONVERTS AND CONVERSION

In a fascinating discussion, Keith Little interviewed Jon Steingard of the band Hawk Nelson. When Jon questioned his Evangelical upbringing, he became an agnostic; when Keith asked the same questions, he became a Catholic. Listen to the whole thing!

The Archbishop of Seoul consecrated North Korea to Mary on the feast of the Assumption, praying for peace, religious freedom, and conversion.

And Ronald Hutton explained why even though he’s not Catholic, he would have liked to live in Catholic England.

APOLOGETICS PICKS OF THE WEEK

Fr. Hugh Barbour dug into what the Church actually teaches about racism.

And Joe Heschmeyer explained what papal infallibility does and doesn’t mean.

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A member who feels drawn to the Church but feels inhibited by guilt over past mistakes, another member who will finally be receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation this week, and all our members whose interest in Catholicism could damage relationships with their loved ones – these are just a few examples of the people we are praying for and working with 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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“Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.”

St. Rose of Lima

Feast Day: August 23