Posted on 03/13/2012 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Father Damian Ference has added a new record to his collection: Leonard Cohen's recently released "Old Ideas." His review of the album yielded 4.5 out of 5 stars, and he explains why, today on the WOF Blog.
Posted on 03/5/2012 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Recently, Notre Dame Professor of Law and Theology and Commonweal Magazine contributor Dr. Cathleen Kaveny called Father Barron and the "New Evangelization" to task in a blog post entitled, "How's that New Evangelization goin' for ya?" Today, Rozann Carter provides an answer to her question with a few statistics and a strategy for the future.
Posted on 02/28/2012 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Following Fr. Damian's revelatory look into the life of author Walker Percy, Ellyn von Huben introduces March's Word on Fire Book Club selection, "Love in the Ruins" by offering an account of her first meeting with this "Christ-haunted Christ-graced" author.
Posted on 02/21/2012 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Word on Fire resident theological neophyte, Kerry Trotter, never really got the point of Lent. Then life happened. Read about her very expensive spiritual lesson today, on the Word on Fire blog.
Posted on 02/1/2012 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Attention Book Clubbers: do check out the discussion questions for Flannery O'Connor's "The Temple of the Holy Ghost." In addition, we've got a list of the next handful of selections in case you want to get a head start. Let's hit those books!
Posted on 01/30/2012 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
It's Awards Season, folks, and if you're anything like Kerry Trotter, it's leaving you wanting for some genuine inspiration. And the award for Most Overdone Gripe with the Culture of Celebrity goes to... read on.
Posted on 01/24/2012 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Following Fr. Damian Ference’s fascinating post on Flannery O’Connor, we, the Word on Fire Blog moderators, are offering a forum wherein you the reader, are drawn into the experience, reflection and application of the literary work of this phenomenal Catholic writer. May we introduce to you (drumroll, please) the Word on Fire Book Club, led by blog contributor Ellyn von Huben...
Posted on 01/10/2012 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Read, react, write, post. Brilliantly simple yet bearing the potential for snags. Kerry Trotter addresses the culture of commenting on blogs, and proposes a self-imposed breather before we hit "submit."
Posted on 12/6/2011 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
On this feast of St. Nicholas, Father Steve highlights the saint as a defender of the Incarnation of God in Christ- a revelation that is commemorated in the Solemnity of Christmas and is the central truth of the Faith.
Posted on 11/28/2011 06:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Stephanie Baliga knows a thing or two about perseverance. She honed it during her days as an elite college runner, and is now using it to reach a much bigger end. Kerry Trotter talked to this extraordinary woman for today's Word on Fire blog.