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Spiritual but Not Religious

by Dominicans of the Province of St. Joseph Apr 27, 2015 0 Comments

During my friend’s Master’s defense, she stood before her committee, nervously pinching her necklace between her thumb and forefinger. I remember her words clearly: “I consider my...

CATHOLICISM Giveaway: Win 1 of 100 DVD Leader's Kits!

by Brandon Vogt Apr 24, 2015 0 Comments

Thanks so much for helping us celebrate CATHOLICISM Week! It's been a huge success and the messages and emails we've received have confirmed that many, many people have been affected by t...

The Remarkable Fruit of the ''CATHOLICISM'' Study Program

by Word on Fire Apr 23, 2015 1 Comments

Since 2011, the CATHOLICISM Study Program has nurtured and built the faith of thousands all over the world.  More than 4,000 parishes have used it for adult formation, RCIA, catechetical devel...

FREE Digital Episode from the 'CATHOLICISM Series'

by Word on Fire Apr 22, 2015 1 Comments

Today, as CATHOLICISM Week rolls on, we share an entire episode from the groundbreaking CATHOLICISM series. Below you'll find "Episode 6 - The Mystical Union of Christ and His Church". L...

Fr. Barron Reflects on the 'CATHOLICISM' Series

by Word on Fire Apr 21, 2015 1 Comments

As CATHOLICISM Week continues, today we share a special new video featuring reflections from Fr. Barron and the production team behind the CATHOLICISM series. Don't forget to visit Cat...

Introducing ''CATHOLICISM Week'' (Win Free DVDs and Books!)

by Brandon Vogt Apr 20, 2015 0 Comments

Fr. Barron's epic CATHOLICISM film series debuted in the fall of 2011. Since then, it's aired on PBS, EWTN, and has been seen by millions around the world. It's now the most-watched ...

Why Atheists Change Their Mind: 8 Common Factors

by Matt Nelson Apr 17, 2015 33 Comments

Conversions from atheism are often gradual and complex, no doubt. For many converts the road is slow and tedious, tiring and trying. But in the end unbelievers who find God can enjoy an inner ...

Searching for God in Malick's ''To the Wonder''

by Jon Kearney Apr 16, 2015 0 Comments

(WARNING: Spoilers within!) Terrence Malick’s relatively unknown 2013 film To The Wonder has been out for a couple of years, skirting the mainstream spotlight amidst lukewarm critical recept...

The Tragic Case for Christ

by Joe Heschmeyer Apr 15, 2015 3 Comments

I. An Anatomy of Tragedy Man knows two things: how things are (the World), and how they should be (the Ideal). I don't mean that he knows these things perfectly, or that every man completely ...

5 Things Fulton Sheen Teaches Us About Social Media

by Dominicans of the Province of St. Joseph Apr 14, 2015 1 Comments

“Jesus loves you.” #JN3:16 #Easter #risn “Pray. Hope. Don’t worry.” #faith #believe “Preach the Gospel at all times” #Francis #peace #prayalways Twitter...

What the CARA Report Tells Us About Our Newest Priests

by Fr. Damian Ference Apr 13, 2015 15 Comments

Each year the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops commissions CARA to offer a detailed report on the hundreds of men from around the country who are up for ordination to the priesthood. (T...

Divine Mercy Sunday, the Crown of Our Easter Celebration

by Dr. Tom Neal Apr 10, 2015 3 Comments

This final Day of the Easter Octave, named Divine Mercy Sunday by Pope John Paul II in 2000, is a “hermeneutical crown” of the eight-day-long celebration of that Eighth and final Day of...

Introducing Fr. Barron's newest film series: 'The Mystery of God'

by Brandon Vogt Apr 09, 2015 1 Comments

Atheism is on the rise. Skeptical thinkers like Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris vigorously attack belief in God as irrational or, even worse, dangerous. The so-called New At...

The Paradox of Pain

by Jared Zimmerer Apr 08, 2015 0 Comments

I have a deep appreciation of films which express man’s ability to increase his human development, mental, physical spiritual or otherwise, through hardship and sometimes an embracing of pain...