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Jared Zimmerer

Author, Speaker and Writer

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...