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The CHNetwork Weekly Roundup #233

December 11, 2020 No Comments

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The December 2020 CHNewsletter is out! Read it here.

This week’s episode of The Journey Home was a great conversation with Deacon Joe Calvert, who was Baptist, Methodist, Christian Scientist and even atheist before becoming Catholic.

In a fascinating written story, Dr. John Babak Ebrahimian shared how he was personally mentored into the Church by Catholic philosopher Rene Girard.

On the latest Deep in Christ, JonMarc and Fr. Peter Grodi looked at divine grace and our response.

For this week’s Deep in Scripture, Marcus Grodi shared some follow up thoughts on Philippians 4 after our recent Thanksgiving special.

And in a new Insights video short, Matthew Leonard shared how his understanding of the Holy Spirit developed from his time as a Pentecostal pastor’s kid through his journey to the Catholic Church.

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Meanwhile, around the web…

CONVERTS AND CONVERSION

David Schloss shared a convert’s perspective on Baptism.

And multiple sources reacted to the passing of Walter Hooper, former literary secretary to C.S. Lewis who was a Journey Home guest in 2003.

APOLOGETICS PICKS OF THE WEEK

Br. Guy Consolmagno of the Vatican Observatory explored the possibility of connections between this year’s extraordinary conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn, and the Star of Bethlehem.

And Fr. Dwight Longenecker argued that sola Scriptura keeps people from knowing the Bible.

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A member torn between the Protestant congregation she loves, and the Catholic Church she feels drawn to, another member who’s reading about the Church but hasn’t met any Catholics in real life, and all our members experiencing their first Advent season as Catholics – 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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“If to return to England a Priest, or to say Mass be a Popish treason, then I confess I am a traitor.”

St. Edmund Gennings

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