Posted on 03/23/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
As we near the beginning of Holy Week, Bishop Robert Barron offers his reflections on Palm Sunday and why the Kingship of Christ matters.
Posted on 03/22/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
There are times in our spiritual life when God, in his infinite wisdom and humor, drops the mic. Today, Elizabeth Scalia reflects on the ways in which God often uses these times to awaken us to something much deeper.
Posted on 03/21/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
When it comes to music, American Christians so instinctively lean toward the positive, bright, and sweet that they've all but banished the negative, dark, and bitter. Today, Matthew Becklo makes a case for rediscovering the humanism and power of “bitter lamentations.”
Posted on 03/20/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Chris Hazell challenges us to consider the true definition of happiness and whether we are willing to make the changes in our lives to seek out that which will ultimately fulfill us.
Posted on 03/19/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
On the feast of St. Joseph, Br. Joseph Martin Hagan, O.P. offers five ways the earthly father of Christ can help us this Lent.
Posted on 03/16/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
St. Patrick continues to affect the world centuries after his death. Fr. Billy Swan, an Irishman and spiritual descendent of Patrick, reflects on the mission that transformed an entire nation.
Posted on 03/15/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Long before governments established policies and programs to address poverty, illness, illiteracy, and family strife, Catholic religious sisters were doing the difficult work of upholding human dignity. Today, Elizabeth Scalia reflects on the history—and future—of spirit-led sisters bringing Christ to those in need.
Posted on 03/14/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Lent is not about evening things out with God. As Br. Joachim Kenney, O.P., explains, since our prayers and sacrifices add nothing to God’s greatness or happiness, they are not primarily for his benefit, but rather for our own.
Posted on 03/13/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Gary Jansen is the Director of Image Catholic Books and the author of a new book, “Life Everlasting: Catholic Devotions and Mysteries for the Everyday Seeker.” Today, Jared Zimmerer sits down with Gary to discuss his new book and the ins and outs of devotion, conversion, and the struggles of living a sincere interior life.
Posted on 03/12/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Tod Worner reflects upon the modern world's constant need for efficiency, and invites us to consider the much more human art of intentionality.