Jared is a Catholic author, speaker, blogger, husband and father of 6 and the Director of the Word on Fire Institute. 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
Evangelization, Movement, and the Word on Fire Institute
by Jared Zimmerer . September 18, 2018 . 0 Comments
If you’ve listened to anything produced by Bishop Barron within the last two years, you’ve probably heard the dire statistics of the “nones,” those absented from religion. Of particular concern ar...
Assent of the Domestic Church
by Jared Zimmerer . August 23, 2018 . 0 Comments
When my wife and I put our house on the market, by the grace of God we had three showings in less than a week. It occurred to me that when people I have never met come into my home, I often wonder what goes through their...
Pier Giorgio Frassati as a Model of Freedom
by Jared Zimmerer . July 04, 2018 . 1 Comments
July 4th is for many a day of fireworks, cold beer, and barbeque. As a national holiday, we remember the founding of our nation in a revolution against tyranny. Most often we impose a surface level meaning of authen...
Reaching the Spiritually Indifferent: An Interview With Matt Nelson
by Jared Zimmerer . June 12, 2018 . 0 Comments
In his new book Just Whatever, Catholic apologist and Word on Fire Blog contributor Matt Nelson says that religious indifference is the great spiritual sickness of our age—a product of the relativism that domi...
“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...