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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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Thankful for the Unknowns

by Fr. Steve Grunow . November 22, 2017 . 2 Comments

I believe that it was the twentieth-century theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar who described holiness as a quality by which one would disappear into the mission of the Church. This insight strikes me as right. S...

Feast of the Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica

by Fr. Steve Grunow . November 09, 2017 . 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 ...

You Were Chosen to Be a Saint

by Fr. Steve Grunow . November 01, 2017 . 3 Comments

Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of All Saints. The Saints are the great heroes of our Faith. The Church describes a Saint as a person of “heroic virtue.” This means that while many Christians might ...

It's Time for Catholics to Embrace Halloween

by Fr. Steve Grunow . October 30, 2017 . 34 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...

Our Lady of the Rosary and the Battle of Lepanto

by Fr. Steve Grunow . October 06, 2017 . 7 Comments

Tomorrow the Church commemorates the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, a celebration that has its origin not, as it would seem, in simply a prayer, but in a battle. On October 7th, 1571 a fleet of ships as...