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Taylor Swift’s Desire to Be Known in a Throwaway Culture: A Review of “Reputation”

Fr. Damian Ference offers a review of Taylor Swift's latest album, “Reputation,” in which she indicates both the tragedy of the throwaway culture and an undertone of desire to experience authentic, lasting love.

The Eucharistic “Tiramisu”

While Americans are coming out of their food coma from yesterday's feasting, Br. John Mark Solitario, O.P. offers a reflection on the Holy Eucharist as a layered, sacred banquet.

Happy Thanksgiving from Word on Fire!

From the team here at Word on Fire, we would like to wish you and yours a very blessed Thanksgiving holiday! Read today's post for a short reflection on the biblical representation of the "sacred banquet," as well as what thanksgiving really means in the life of the Church.

Thankful for the Unknowns

On this day before Thanksgiving, Fr. Steve Grunow invites us to express gratitude for saintly men and women who journeyed through life unnoticed, disappearing into the mission of the Church.

Rembrandt and the Queen of Heaven

Today, as we celebrate the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Joe Heschmeyer offers a reflection on the image that our Lady reflects and bears as the Queen of Heaven.

God Loves Me More … For You

Love is willing the good of the other, as other. Today, Dr. Tom Neal offers a reflection on why the nature of love is a profound calling to give everything we have away.

The Message of the First World Day of the Poor

This coming Sunday marks the first World Day of the Poor called by Pope Francis. Fr. Billy Swan offers a reflection on the message all Christians need to consider in light of this momentous occasion.

Is C.S Lewis’ Trilemma a Good Argument for the Divinity of Christ?

Is Jesus God? C.S. Lewis wrestled with this question through his famous Trilemma, and today, Matt Nelson dives into his arguments for Christ to indeed be God Incarnate.

St. Albert the Professor

Today marks the Feast of St. Albert the Great, who is remembered as a Doctor of the Church. Br. Edmund McCullough explores two traits that elevated this genius to sainthood: his detachment from accolades and his staunch commitment to the truth.

God's Humble Love

Today, Fr. Billy Swan reminds us of the profound nature of God's love, in that His humility is a sign of what love is.