Posted on 04/27/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Tomorrow is the feast day of St. Louis Marie de Montfort, the author of the spiritual classic “True Devotion to Mary.” Fr. Billy Swan reflects on the depths of St. Louis’ Marian spirituality of “Totus Tuus.”
Posted on 04/26/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Posted on 04/25/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Jared Zimmerer reflects on Pope Francis' exhortation, Gaudete Et Exsultate, and the implications it has on the lives of those who desire to take part in the Word on Fire Movement.
Posted on 04/24/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
In anticipation of their new album “Eat the Elephant,” the band A Perfect Circle has released three new singles filled with cultural critique. Today, David Stavarz explores the deeper themes in these three songs: prayer and action, technology and addiction, and virtue and viciousness.
Posted on 04/23/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today is the Feast Day of St. George, patron of seemingly innumerable places, people, and professions. But his most storied legacy seems to be that of "dragon slayer." Jared Zimmerer takes a look at the legend of St. George, and finds why the lore of this mighty deed has been such a lasting one.
Posted on 04/20/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
There is a growing debate regarding the viability and need of higher education today. But Chris Hazell argues that a Christian liberal arts education can lead a student to a better understanding of what they need to truly thrive in the world.
Posted on 04/19/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Elizabeth Scalia reflects upon two of Christ's healings, which reveal a bridge between justice and mercy, the law and the sacraments, and the Old and New Covenants.
Posted on 04/18/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Peggy Pandaleon discusses George Saunders’ bestselling book, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” and the ways in which it unveils deeper mysteries than expected.
Posted on 04/17/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
“You Want It Darker,” one of Leonard Cohen’s final songs, is a work of raw, shocking honesty, a protest in the face of the dark night of evil. Today, Dr. Tom Neal reflects on the Old Testament dimensions of this great poet’s lament and surrender to God.
Posted on 04/16/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Rachel Bulman discusses how the hit show “The Flash” reveals a truth of the human condition and how the act of self-emptying, exemplified in marriage, brings light into the darkness we all experience.