Posted on 12/11/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
How are we supposed to mediate as Christians? Today, Br. Daniel Traceski, O.P., offers advice to all of us who want to deepen our prayer life through the ancient practice of mediation.
Posted on 12/8/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
On the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Fr. Steve Grunow examines this holy day through the lens of a traditional Spanish song that links the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary with the Incarnation of God in Christ.
Posted on 12/7/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Br. Albert Thomas Dempsey, O.P. discusses St. Ambrose, a Doctor of the Church who lived a life of profound holiness, thought, and public witness.
Posted on 12/6/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Communication is a foundational aspect of an authentic relationship. But, as David Stavarz points out, we must be prepared to listen, which is often uncomfortable.
Posted on 12/5/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
We're all, at times, under the spell of spiritual boredom, where sin holds us down like molasses and prevents us from moving forward in the spiritual life. What's the cure for this ill? Chris Hazell traces out an answer using wisdom from Pope Benedict XVI, Walker Percy, and other luminaries.
Posted on 12/4/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Fr. Steve Grunow takes a deeper look at the Advent hymn, “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” demonstrating that there is more to this song than meets the eye. The song, in revealing the fulfilled expectations of the Israelites in Christ, also reveals something wondrous about the revelation of God in Christ.
Posted on 12/1/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
It's easy to overlook the season of Advent by just setting our eyes on Christmas. But as Bishop Barron explains, Advent can be a spiritually enriching time, one in which we anticipate the full glory of Christ.
Posted on 11/30/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
On this Feast of the apostle St. Andrew, Brother John Thomas Fisher, O.P. offers a reflection on the path of Christian sanctity as seen through St. Andrew himself.
Posted on 11/29/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Something has changed for Jim Carrey since the days of “Dumb and Dumber” and “Ace Ventura.” The actor now spends much of his time pursuing spiritual truth. Today, Matthew Becklo discusses the change in light of the new Netflix Documentary “Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond.”
Posted on 11/28/2017 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Joe Heschmeyer discusses five reasons the catholicity, or universality, of the Catholic Church is a foundation of the truth it bears.