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Fr. Steve Grunow

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

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The Loud Silence of St. Joseph

by Fr. Steve Grunow . March 20, 2017 . 10 Comments

"We can have recourse to many saints as our intercessors, but go especially to Joseph..." - St. Teresa of Avila Today the Church celebrates the solemnity of Saint Joseph, the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and ...

Perpetua, Felicity, and the Theo-Drama

by Fr. Steve Grunow . March 07, 2017 . 1 Comments

Today, the Church commemorates the martyrs Perpetua and Felicity, along with their companions. These Christians were killed in the Roman Provinces of North Africa in the early 3rd century AD.  They were not alone, b...

How to Get Ready for Lent

by Fr. Steve Grunow . February 28, 2017 . 5 Comments

“In these days, therefore, let us add something beyond ordinary expectations of our service. Let each one, over and above the measure prescribed, offer God something of his own freewill in the joy of the Holy Spiri...

The Saint Who Refused to Bow Down to Caesar

by Fr. Steve Grunow . February 23, 2017 . 0 Comments

The Church remembers the witness of Saint Polycarp today, who was killed because he would not renounce his faith in the Lord Jesus in the year 155 AD. Saint Polycarp was a victim of the brutal persecution of the Church ...

Why in the World Do Catholics Celebrate a Chair?

by Fr. Steve Grunow . February 22, 2017 . 4 Comments

Today the Church celebrates a curiously named feast called “the Chair of Saint Peter.”  The “chair” references an actual piece of furniture that is encased in a monumental sculpture by Berni...