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The Fathers Know Best: Scripture and Tradition in the Early Church – Patrick Madrid – Deep in History

June 16, 2016

In this Deep in History lecture, Patrick Madrid addresses a common question regarding Scripture- with thousands of different perspectives on the Bible, whose should be trusted? Patrick explains how the best way to understand disputed passages of Scripture is to look at the way they were interpreted by those closest to the apostles- the Early Church Fathers, who, through the medium of Sacred Tradition, preserved the understanding of the Bible that the Catholic Church upholds today. ... more
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Eight Things To Love About the Catholic Church Part 7: The Bible is Catholic

May 19, 2015

Try explaining to our Fundamentalist brethren about almost any tenet of the Catholic Faith and you’re likely to hear in response, “Chapter and verse, please.”  In other words, of course, they want to know exactly where that teaching is found in the Bible because they adhere to what is spelled out and therefore only such teachings are retained by them. However, not every belief in Catholicism is to be found word-for-word in Sacred Scripture. ... more
Richard Lane Journey Home

Richard Lane: Former Lutheran

July 28, 2008

Richard was brought up in a Lutheran home. Thanks to a strong mother, who insisted he attend church, he actively searched for spiritual truth beginning when he was in his teens. This search, after 19 years, led him to the Catholic faith, in 2003. Richard is the son of the famous football defensive back, Dick Lane, better known as “Night Train”. Richard is now a full-time Catholic evangelist. For more information, visit his website at: www.qorban.net. ... more
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Gary Hoge: Atheist Then Baptist

July 26, 2004

Gary was baptized in the Methodist Church when he was six month old but his parents soon stopped attending church. The little he knew of Christianity was from his father reading bedtime Bible stories to him. In high school and college he was an atheist but he wasn’t militant about is lack of belief. He began to reconsider God’s existence over a bowl of chili at Wendy’s and soon after began attending a Baptist church with his roommate. His journey to the Catholic faith began upon reading ... more
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Carolyn Baber: Former Lutheran

May 24, 2004

Carolyn was brought up in a devout Missouri Synod Lutheran home. Being Lutheran was part of her identity. She married a man who as reared Jewish but was a convert to Christianity and later to the Catholic Church. Being a successful businesswoman brought stress to Carolyn’s marriage and family. On advice of her mother-in-law, she began frequenting an Adoration Chapel, where she soon found peace of mind. The presence of Jesus in the Holy Eucharist began her journey to full-communion with the Catholic Church. ... more
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Kirk Kramer: Former Disciple of Christ

May 19, 2000

Kirk grew up in a little town in southwest Missouri, in an active and committed Disciple of Christ family. When he was in the 8th grade, he saw the movie “In This House of Brede” and then read the book it was based on, about a woman in an English village who entered a Benedictine monastery. Through this, and a good Catholic friend and his family, he fell in love with the Catholic Church. Kirk was received into full-communion with Christ’s Catholic Church when he was 16 years old, on ... more
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Ken Hensley: Former American Baptist Minister

March 27, 1998

Ken was not brought up in a Christian home. Through the witness of a friend he gave his life to Christ. After bible college & seminary he was ordained a Baptist minister. After ministering for ten years, through his friendship with Scott Hahn, he was led to the fullness of the Faith in the Catholic Church. ... more