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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. Paul's Suffering for the Sake of Mission

by Fr. Steve Grunow . May 16, 2017 . 0 Comments

Today’s excerpt from the Acts of the Apostles indicates that St. Paul’s missionary adventures were hardly a walk in the park. Saint Paul suffered terribly for the sake of Christ and the Church and this suffer...

When God Became Man

by Fr. Steve Grunow . April 18, 2017 . 0 Comments

In 1923 the American poet Wallace Stevens published the full text of a poem he had written about what he perceived as a growing ambivalence regarding religion in general and Christianity in particular and modern culture....

The One Thing You Need to Enter the Mysteries of Holy Week

by Fr. Steve Grunow . April 10, 2017 . 1 Comments

One of the great mysteries of Holy Week is the revelation of how God in Christ deals with our refusals, particularly the most terrifying refusal of all, that is the cross.  The cross is terrifying because its refusa...

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...