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Jared Zimmerer

Author, Speaker and Writer

Jared is a Catholic author, speaker, blogger, husband and father of 5 and the Director of Outreach and Mission at Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. He is the founder of Strength for the Kingdom, a ministry promoting men's growth in virtue, knowledge of the Catholic faith, and the understanding of authentic masculinity through physical endeavors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, is a competitive all-natural bodybuilder and a passionate advocate of evangelizing the fitness and bodybuilding culture with the help of the Catholic Faith. He is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Theology from Holy Apostles College and Seminary.

Jared Zimmerer Latest Blog Posts

“Abducted in Iraq: A Priest in Baghdad” An Interview with Bishop Saad Sirop Hanna

by Jared Zimmerer . September 20, 2017 . 1 Comments

How do we respond in the face of evil, especially to those who inflict grave evil upon us? Abducted in Iraq is Bishop Saad Sirop Hanna’s firsthand account of his abduction in 2006 by a militant group asso...

5 Reasons Why Men Should Go to Mass

by Jared Zimmerer . August 25, 2017 . 2 Comments

As a husband, a father of five, a fitness advocate, an avid reader, and a man who is continually searching for mental, physical, and spiritual growth, the Eucharistic sacrifice of the Mass has become an indispensable cha...

Mayweather, McGregor, and the Martial Way

by Jared Zimmerer . August 18, 2017 . 0 Comments

Unless you’ve been off the grid for the past six months, you are likely aware of the upcoming match between UFC Champion, Conor “The Notorious” McGregor and Undefeated Boxing Champion, Floyd “Mone...

What Having a Ton of Kids Has Taught Me

by Jared Zimmerer . August 08, 2017 . 1 Comments

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always wanted a ton of kids. My mother to this day laughs about how, even in my “too cool” teen years, babies would always melt my heart. I had no problem looking like a foo...

St. Alphonsus’ Memento Mori

by Jared Zimmerer . August 01, 2017 . 0 Comments

One of my all-time favorite spiritual writings is by today's saint, Alphonsus Ligouri. The book in English is entitled "Preparation for Death". While this certainly might sound a bit dark, I have come to find that the wi...