Jared is a Catholic author, speaker, blogger, husband and father of 6 and the Director of Outreach and Mission at Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, is a competitive all-natural bodybuilder, a martial arts practitioner, and a passionate advocate of evangelizing the fitness culture with the help of the Catholic Faith. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary.
Jared Zimmerer Latest Blog Posts
“Gaudete Et Exsultate” and the Word on Fire Movement
by Jared Zimmerer . April 25, 2018 . 0 Comments
When reading Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation, Gaudete Et Exsultate, I couldn’t help but be reminded of Leon Bloy’s famous line, “The only real sadness, the only real failure, the only great tr...
St. George the Legendary Martyr
by Jared Zimmerer . April 23, 2018 . 0 Comments
In Selena, Libya, there was a lake that was inhabited by a fierce and ravenous dragon. To appease this terrifying dragon, the townspeople would feed it sheep, yet after some time the sheep would not do as the dragon beca...
Catholic Priest, Crossfitter, Ninja: An Interview with Fr. Stephen Gadberry
by Jared Zimmerer . April 11, 2018 . 0 Comments
Fr. Stephen Gadberry is a Catholic priest in the Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas. He is also an avid fitness practitioner, and just recently was able to compete in the hit show, “American Ninja Warrior”!&nbs...
Life Everlasting: An Interview with Gary Jansen
by Jared Zimmerer . March 13, 2018 . 0 Comments
Gary Jansen is the Director of Image Catholic Books and the author of a new book, Life Everlasting: Catholic Devotions and Mysteries for the Everyday Seeker. He is also the author of The 15-Minute Prayer Solution an...
Villains and Heroes Among So Much Tragedy
by Jared Zimmerer . February 16, 2018 . 2 Comments
In the wake of the heartbreaking tragedy that occurred just a few days ago in Parkland, Florida, our initial reaction is to try and find the rationale behind why someone would commit such a heinous crime. Sadly, this cat...