Books That Rocked My World: St. Patrick's “Confessio”
Oct 16, 2017
The world of books is as deep as it is wonderous. It's amazing how books written centuries ago can still start a spark in our modern minds. C.S. Lewis once said, "It is a good rule after reading a ...
Our Lady of Fatima and the Subversive Revolution
Oct 13, 2017
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun in Fatima, Portugal. This earth-shattering event has left a lasting impression on the world. The apparitions in Fatima culminating in thi...
Does Modern Secularism Have a Memory Problem?
Oct 12, 2017
After many years of awkward silence, the secular media is finally recognizing some of the most profound social problems facing American society. The widely-acknowledged dangers of the increasing nu...
Mystery and Music
Oct 11, 2017
Last May saw the first fruits of a little-known but compellingly ambitious project of the Netherlands Bach Society. The project, called All of Bach, is exactly what it sounds like: they are pe...
The Theology of the Dog
Oct 09, 2017
As a philosopher and theologian, Saint John Paul II developed an entire system of thought based upon scripture and tradition that considers what the human body reveals to us about God’s plan ...
Our Lady of the Rosary and the Battle of Lepanto
Oct 06, 2017
Tomorrow the Church commemorates the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, a celebration that has its origin not, as it would seem, in simply a prayer, but in a battle.
On October 7th, 1...
Where Were the Guardian Angels in Las Vegas?
Oct 05, 2017
Hearing the news about the Las Vegas massacre on the morning of the Feast of the Guardian Angels was both horrifying and ironic.
Early Monday morning, my husband and I helplessly took our kids to ...
The Heart of St. Francis
Oct 04, 2017
I am a diocesan priest, but I like to tell people that I am part-Capuchin. That’s because in addition to the diocesan priests that staff our college seminary, we also have three Capuchin fria...
Angels, War, and Chastity
Oct 02, 2017
Angel of God, my Guardian dear, to whom God’s love commits me here, ever this day be at my side, to light, to guard, to rule, to guide. Amen.
Today, the feast of the Guardian Angels, rem...
10 Powerful Resources on St. Thérèse of Lisieux
Oct 01, 2017
On this Feast of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, the Little Flower, we've gathered the top ten resources from Bishop Robert Barron and Word on Fire.
You'll also find some sharable soc...
Sep 29, 2017
The angels in their glorious celestial array are the servants and messengers of God, the “mighty ones who do his word, hearkening to the voice of his word” (Ps 103:20, CCC 329). Th...
Standing at the Edge of the World
Sep 28, 2017
The Word on Fire crew recently returned from an overseas trip to begin filming Volume II of CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players. A highlight for Bishop Barron was visiting Mont Saint-Michel, the mys...