Word on Fire


Word on Fire Catholic Ministries is a nonprofit global media apostolate that supports the work of Bishop Robert Barron and reaches millions of people to draw them into or back to the Catholic faith.

Word on Fire is evangelical; it proclaims Jesus Christ as the source of conversion and new life. Word on Fire is Catholic; it utilizes the tremendous resources of the Roman Catholic tradition, art, architecture, poetry, philosophy, theology, and the lives of the saints in order to explain and interpret the event of Jesus Christ.

Word on Fire Catholic Ministries exists to draw people into the body of Christ, which is the Church, and thereby give them access to all the gifts that Jesus wants his people to enjoy. To be most effective in this mission, Word on Fire places an emphasis and urgency on the use of contemporary forms of media and innovative communication technologies.


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Bishop Robert Barron looks at the popular anti-religious argument of innocent suffering by reflecting on the movie, "Miracles from Heaven".
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In a recent interview, comedian Stephen Colbert was asked about the pain of losing his father and two brothers as a young boy.
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Today the Church celebrates the Resurrection of the Lord Jesus from the dead. Christ is truly risen in the flesh, in his body! He rises, not as a metaphor or a symbol, but he who was once dead is now and forever alive! Let us rejoice, for God in Chri...
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Two recent news items 'the passing of assisted suicide in California and the prevalence of atheists among Harvard freshmen' seem to be disconnected, but they ultimately flow from the same rejection of God.
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Bishop Barron comments on Pope Francis and how he has shaped the Church as a whole.
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In this video, Bishop Barron comments on his episcopal coat of arms, explaining the rich meaning and symbolism behind each detail.
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Another part of a video series from Wordonfire.org. Bishop Barron will be commenting on subjects from modern day culture. For more visit http://www.wordonfire.org/
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The Catholic Church traditionally associates the month of May with the Mother of God. During this month let us remember in a special way the witness of the Blessed Virgin Mary and seek to imitate her fiat, 'Let it be done to me according to your ...
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Bishop Barron comments on the steady decline towards secularisation and how the secular government is speeding up the decline.
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Friends, today we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, when Jesus was baptized by John in the Jordan River. The baptism of Jesus was a source of embarrassment for the early Church, who wanted to portray him as a powerful son of God; but th...
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Bishop Robert Barron talk about one of the most touchy and interesting issues in theology, Nature and Grace.
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Bishop Robert Barron talks about one of the greatest catholic philosphers in the world, Rene Girard.
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We just recorded this bonus episode of the "Word on Fire Show," a day after the tragic fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris. Listen as we discuss the importance of this magnificent Church.
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Bishop Robert Barron comments on the popular movie, "Risen", which is based on the story of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
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As as many scholars have indicated, the Eucharist is a theme that runs right through the entirety of the Gospel and which finds richest expression in the famous chapter six.
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Bishop Robert Barron comments on the 2016 Superbowl Doritos Commercial that caused uproar with the National Abortion Rights Action League.
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If you don't know what I'm talking about, you don't spend a lot of time on social media, for Peterson, a mild-mannered psychology professor from the University of Toronto, has emerged as one of the hottest personalities on the internet.
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Bishop Barron talks about the ascencion of the lord which is a difficult idea for many people to understand and goes into detail on how to better understand it and why it is relevant to everyone.
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Bishop Robert Barron comments on one of the greatest literary figures in Western tradition, Dante Alighieri.
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Bishop Robert Barron reflects on the Resurrection of Jesus from the dead.