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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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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

by Fr. Steve Grunow . July 16, 2018 . 0 Comments

In the imagination of many Catholics, the title of the Mother of God as “Our Lady of Mt. Carmel” evokes the devotion of the brown scapular with its assurances of the grace of final perseverance, humility, and...

How St. Benedict Reshaped the Culture

by Fr. Steve Grunow . July 10, 2018 . 1 Comments

In the year 480 AD, the last of the rulers of what remained of the western Roman Empire, a man by the name of Julius Nepos, died, leaving one Roman Emperor in the far off eastern city of Constantinople (for the first tim...

St. John the Baptist and the Birth of a New Era

by Fr. Steve Grunow . June 22, 2018 . 0 Comments

The birth of a child always represents both an end and a beginning. For the child, it is the end of the narrow world of the mother's womb and the beginning of all the possibilities that will lead from infancy to chi...

The Dangerous Saint Justin

by Fr. Steve Grunow . June 01, 2018 . 0 Comments

The Church recalls the witness of St. Justin, one of the earliest martyrs. He was brutally killed in the year 165 AD, unwilling to offer worship to the emperor and gods of Rome. Fidelity to Christ was more important to h...

Participating in Pentecost

by Fr. Steve Grunow . May 18, 2018 . 0 Comments

The Church’s first scripture for this Sunday describes the disciples of the Lord Jesus gathered for the celebration of Pentecost. On this occasion the Holy Spirit is revealed in an extraordinary way, and in the wak...