Matthew Becklo is a husband and father, cultural commentator, and the Content Manager for Bishop Robert Barron's Word on Fire Catholic Ministries. His writing can be found at Word on Fire, Strange Notions, and Aleteia. Follow him @MatthewBecklo on Twitter.
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“Love Song for the Bride” Is Balm for a Wounded Church
by Matthew Becklo . November 05, 2018 . 0 Comments
“Somos peregrinos—caminamos al Senor. Poco a poco, vamos a llegar.” A member of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal had taught himself this line while struggling to learn Spanish in Honduras. We ...
A Song for the Suffering Body of Christ
by Matthew Becklo . October 12, 2018 . 0 Comments
In the middle of the horrific revelations this summer of sexual abuse and cover-up in the Catholic Church, singer-songwriter Kevin Heider added his voice to the throngs of lay Catholics online trying to underst...
Ancient Wisdom and Thomistic Wit
by Matthew Becklo . September 24, 2018 . 0 Comments
What is true freedom? Should we define our actions by what we do or by the end we pursue? And what can Groundhog Day and The Matrix tell us about moral goodness? These are kinds of the questions explored in Ancient...