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Fr. Steve Grunow

CEO of Word on Fire

Father Steve Grunow is the CEO of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.

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St. Matthew and the Mystery and Power of Vocation

by Fr. Steve Grunow . September 21, 2018 . 1 Comments

Today the Church celebrates the feast of Saint Matthew, apostle and evangelist. The call of Matthew, illuminated for us in this morning’s Gospel, is one of the great and memorable scenes in the New Testament. At ...

Why Do We Exalt the Cross?

by Fr. Steve Grunow . September 14, 2018 . 5 Comments

Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross. In one respect this great day commemorates the discovery of the relics of Christ’s crucifixion by the Roman Empress, Helena, in the fourth cent...

St. Gregory and God’s Decision

by Fr. Steve Grunow . September 03, 2018 . 1 Comments

St. Gregory the Great was born in Rome around the year 540 AD. He was the member of a privileged family and, as such, had many opportunities available to him. However, young Gregory eschewed all this and entered monast...

The Beheading of John the Baptist

by Fr. Steve Grunow . August 29, 2018 . 5 Comments

“Men create their own hell and help one another descend into it. Perdition is an equitable exchange because it results from reciprocal evil desires and evil behavior. The only victims are children on whom scandal i...

St. Bernard’s Path of Love

by Fr. Steve Grunow . August 20, 2018 . 1 Comments

Today the Church celebrates the life and work of St. Bernard, an abbot of the Cistercian order and a Doctor of the Church. St. Bernard was part of the great flowering of Christian civilization that occurred in the p...