Posted on 01/11/2019 07:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
The desire to be seen, to be acknowledged, is deep, and its lack diminishes the person.
Posted on 01/10/2019 07:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
What is it about human neediness that both fascinates and repels?
Posted on 01/9/2019 07:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
“Credibility will only come from saints—and this is the hard way the Church seems called by the Lord to go.”
Posted on 01/8/2019 07:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Sometimes we need a little guidance that helps us to focus.
Posted on 01/8/2019 07:00 AM (Word On Fire - Articles Feed)
While I was in Chicago for the Christmas break, I had a wonderful meeting with around thirty young Jesuits. They were massively impressive people: smart, articulate, passionate about their work, and dedicated to the Gospel. Toward the end of our time together, one of the men posed a question that, he warned, would “put me on the spot”—and the discussion then became especially lively and illuminating.
Posted on 01/7/2019 07:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
This new year for the Word on Fire Institute promises more big things.
Posted on 01/7/2019 04:00 AM (God In All Things)
Ignatius says our purpose is to praise, reverence, and serve God. But this sounds like a rather selfish God.
Posted on 01/6/2019 18:00 PM (Word On Fire Sermon Podcast)
Our modern culture suggests a tension between spirituality and religion. But the Magi in today’s Gospel demonstrate that when spirituality is lifted up by revelation—when the Magi are told by the religious leaders where the Messiah is to be born—we find the object of our spiritual longing.
Posted on 01/4/2019 07:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
This unique Christmas compilation is saturated, start to finish, with the joy of the Gospel.
Posted on 01/3/2019 07:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Pride, fear, and contempt always play a role in bringing forth the death of innocence.