Posted on 01/8/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Father Steve Grunow offers his homily for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord and proposes that we understand the extraordinary revelation of this day as the fulfillment of the mysteries of the Christmas season.
Posted on 01/5/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
One of the most traumatic, terrifying, and disruptive ideas of our Catholic faith—one that the secular culture pushes against fiercely—is an idea that we may overlook...precisely because it is so close to us. Today, Holly Ordway reflects on the difficulty of conforming our lives in a culture of choice.
Posted on 01/4/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Dr. Tom Neal encourages us, in this new year, to resolve that our daily prayer and work conspire to make of our lives a Christ-symphony.
Posted on 01/3/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Hillare Belloc, the famous other half of the ChesterBelloc friendship with G.K. Chesterton, was a man of his own tastes and expression. Today, Tod Worner discusses Belloc as a deeply Catholic, though at times coarse, writer for the ages.
Posted on 01/2/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today we celebrate the feasts of St. Basil and St. Gregory, and although both were extremely prolific, Brother Athanasius Murphy, O.P. focuses today on their early and compelling arguments that the Holy Spirit is in fact God.
Posted on 01/1/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
What lesson can be discerned in the revelation that the Blessed Virgin Mary is the Mother of God? Father Steve Grunow offers his homily as a means to discern how the Incarnation of God in Christ is treasured in the heart of the Church on not only New Year's Day, but every day of the year.
Posted on 12/29/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
During the holidays, we all enjoy watching a good movie. Today, Jared Zimmerer reviews Kenneth Branagh's latest, “Murder on the Orient Express.”
Posted on 12/28/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
During the Christmas holiday we all enjoy watching a good film. Today, Fr. Damian Ference reviews “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” a film which dives into the complexities of grief and anger.
Posted on 12/27/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
During the Christmas holiday we all enjoy watching a good film. Today, Matthew Becklo discusses the provocative film “There Will Be Blood,” which was released ten years ago yesterday.
Posted on 12/26/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Some people think “Elf,” the movie starring Will Ferrell released in 2003, is just silly. To those people, Rozann Lee says, "Sounds like someone needs to sing a Christmas carol." She explains why it's not merely one of her all-time favorites...it's a Christmas classic. Well, sort of.