Posted on 01/15/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Jared Zimmerer talks about his conscious eschewing of the drifter-stoner-manchild model in favor of something with a good deal more sanctity.
Posted on 01/12/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
What factors lead to someone becoming Catholic? Fr. Michael Cummins discusses the conversion of his parents, who were led into the Church not by one single experience, but through what Bl. John Henry Newman called “the illative sense,” a capacity to draw together many converging experiences.
Posted on 01/11/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Br. Norbert Keliher reflects on the power of God's creation to inspire a deeper need for the divine.
Posted on 01/10/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Fr. Barron has said that Christianity is essentially a new way of seeing. Today, Jared Zimmerer teaches us how to attain this new vision of faith.
Posted on 01/9/2018 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
It's hard to pay attention. It's tough to give ourselves fully to the moment before us, no matter what we’re doing, because it often requires turning away from what we’re naturally conditioned to do. But with a weakened ability to focus, we can seriously hinder our relationship with God. Chris Hazell shows today how we can avoid this.
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.