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4 Reasons I Love My Wife

by Jared Zimmerer Jan 30, 2015 6 Comments

In my recent perusal of some of the shows worthy of binging on I decided to pick up the show ‘The Sopranos’. Yes I know I have missed the boat on this hit show but I guess better late t...

Bloom Where You're Planted

by Dr. Tom Neal Jan 29, 2015 0 Comments

I was listening to Orthodox theologian Fr. Tom Hopko last summer, and he shared a marvelous Latin quote from St. Benedict of Nursia: "Age quod agis (do what you are doing)." He also shared an...

10 Thomas Aquinas Resources from Fr. Barron

by Word on Fire Jan 28, 2015 0 Comments

Today we celebrate Thomas Aquinas, one of the greatest minds in human history, a saint, a mystic, a scholar, a priest, and a Doctor of the Church. In honor of his feast day, we're sharing the firs...

The Possibility of Holiness

by Fr. Michael Cummins Jan 27, 2015 1 Comments

I am not holy.  My sins, failures and weaknesses are before me every day, but I believe in the possibility of holiness and it is this belief that keeps me in the Church.  I am not na&ium...

The Evangelical and Pastoral Heart of Francis de Sales

by Joe Heschmeyer Jan 26, 2015 0 Comments

This part Saturday we celebrated the feast of St. Francis de Sales (1567-1622), one of the most well-rounded saints in Church history who played a major role in returning tens of thousands of Calvi...

A Change of Vision

by Jared Zimmerer Jan 23, 2015 0 Comments

In our desire for purpose, several necessities must occur, the conditions for the possibility of a deeper union with Christ. These necessities might be broken down into three basic categories. Firs...

Day of Penance for the Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

by Word on Fire Jan 22, 2015 1 Comments

Today the Church in the United States observes a day of penance on the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court Decision that deprived children in their mother’s womb of a human right so foundat...

St. Agnes and the Weight of Sacrifice

by Fr. Steve Grunow Jan 21, 2015 0 Comments

Today the Church remembers the witness of the martyr Agnes, a Roman girl, who at the age of 12 was faced with the decision, that none one should have to make, let alone one so young: denying her fa...

Symphonic Faith

by Dr. Tom Neal Jan 20, 2015 0 Comments

In the story I am recounting here, while I am preserving the core narrative and conversations, enough details about the actual person have been altered to make certain no particular person is ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. and 'Provocative Nonviolence'

by Word on Fire Jan 19, 2015 1 Comments

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we're sharing two archived videos from Fr. Barron. The first is Fr. Barron's video on why Dr. King still matters and why his message is relevant in all cultures ...

More Important than Food: St. Anthony's Advice on Prayer

by Dominicans of the Province of St. Joseph Jan 16, 2015 1 Comments

Words have a certain staying power. Most of them are in one ear and out the other, but every once in a while words seriously hit home and have a lasting impact. Today the Church celebrates St. Anth...

What Neil deGrasse Tyson Misses About Science and Faith

by Joe Heschmeyer Jan 15, 2015 1 Comments

Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of the popular Comsos show, spent Christmas morning on Twitter, mocking Christians:   On this day long ago, a child was born who, by age 30, would ...

Fr. Barron's Behind-the-Scenes Videos

by Fr. Robert Barron Jan 14, 2015 1 Comments

Friends, Peace be with you! Last week, my film team and I travelled all over England working on our new film series, CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players. The series looks at eleven key figures w...

Augustine’s Favorite Apologist Explains the Eucharist

by Joe Heschmeyer Jan 13, 2015 0 Comments

St. Augustine is one of the few saints that both Catholics and (most) Protestants admire. Without a doubt, he is the most popular saint among Protestants, and is the most-cited saint in the Ca...