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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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The Warning of Herod and the Feast of the Holy Innocents

Shadows lurked beneath the light of the star of Bethlehem.

by Fr. Steve Grunow . December 28, 2018 . 2 Comments

One of the most cherished carols of the Christmas season is often presented as a melody without lyrics. For this reason, the tune is familiar, but the words of the carol are not. The carol of which I am referri...

Advent and the Nature of the Church

Christ comes in history, in mystery, and in glory.

by Fr. Steve Grunow . December 10, 2018 . 0 Comments

The Church has begun the solemn observances of Advent, a time dedicated to heightened prayer, penance, and preparations for the celebrations of the Christmas season. Consider this time as an opportunity to renew your re...

Feast of the Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica

by Fr. Steve Grunow . November 09, 2018 . 0 Comments

Today, the Church remembers the dedication of the great basilica church of St. John Lateran in Rome. The Lateran Basilica is the cathedral church of the Holy Father as he is bishop of Rome. The magnificent building...

All Souls Day and the Shock of Death

by Fr. Steve Grunow . November 02, 2018 . 0 Comments

Margaret are you grieving Over Goldengrove unleaving? Leaves, like the things of man, you With your fresh thoughts care for… Ah! As the heart grows older It will come to such sights colder And then you will ...

It’s Time for Catholics to Embrace Halloween

by Fr. Steve Grunow . October 31, 2018 . 30 Comments

As we near All Hallows Eve, aka Halloween, we fired some questions at the walking encyclopedia that is Father Steve Grunow, and he responded with everything you ever wanted to know about Halloween and its deeply Catholic...