My Journey Home


By Charles Johnston:

I’ve been asked many times about my conversion, what made me dissatisfied with the status quo in the churches I attended, what convinced me that the claims the Catholic Church made were true, what was the final “push” to jump into the current and swim the Tiber river?

I’ve answered each one to whoever asked, but I’ve never sat down and gave a “defense for the hope that is in me” (1 Peter 3:15), until now.

If you are interested in hearing the whole story, you can find it on the website for the Coming Home Network at this link Conversion Story

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Question; Protestants and Purgatory


Full question from Grace Cooke:

As Protestant converts to Catholicism what about our Protestant parents or family members who died in a Believing relationship with Jesus? Are they in purgatory? Should we have a Mass offered for them? Continue reading “Question; Protestants and Purgatory”

Ornate Churches 

Chapel inside the Palace of Versailles

By Charles Johnston:

Why build ornate churches? Why did the Catholic Church spend, what would amount to millions of dollars in today’s money, to build Saint Peter’s Basilica? Why do small churches, in small towns, spend so much money on building beautiful churches, when they could easily erect a cheap, utilitarian building and donate what was “wasted” to the poor? Continue reading “Ornate Churches “

Saint Paul Podcast 

Saint Paul is a universally loved and respected figure in Christianity. In this episode of the Christian Circle podcast, I discuss the life and legacy of this great Saint with Pamela Q Fernandes

We discus his biographical history, the story of his conversion, his life after conversion, and lessons we can learn from his life.

(These links are all for the same episode, just on different podcast carriers and apps)

Click this link for the iTunes version: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-christian-circle/id1195356214?mt=2#episodeGuid=tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F325818632

Click this link for the podcast on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-232838965/the-christian-circle-podcast-episode-7-spotlight-on-paul

Click here for the podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZU7EUhws_e4

Click here for TuneIn: http://tunein.com/radio/The-Christian-Circle-p958579/

And finally, click this link for Sticher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/pamela-fernandes/the-christian-circle