Most Recent Episodes
2017 Collar Classic Basketball Game (First Half)
Enjoy the first half of the Diocese of Fargo's 24th annual Collar Classic, the Priests vs. Seminarians basketball game. Hosts Fr. James Gross and Jack Kennelly bring you the play-by-play from Shanley High School in Fargo.
Reflections with Fr. Mike Schmitz: Remember
At the beginning of Advent, the Church reminds us of Christ’s words: Be Alert! To be alert is to know your identity and situation…but it is also to remember how you got to that place. It is to remember your story and what God has done. We remember what God has done in history and what God has done in our personal history in order to be able to weather crises and walk in the darkness.
Word on Fire: Sports and Spirituality
If you’ve listened to any number of Bishop Robert Barron’s homilies or lectures, you’ve likely heard him use sports analogies to create a vision of the spiritual life. In this episode of “The Word on Fire Show,” Bishop Barron discusses how the world of sports and athleticism can help us grow in faith and understanding. The listener question asks about leisure and the Sabbath.
Reflections with Fr. Mike Schmitz: What a Waste, Part III: The Price of Passivity
Hell is not only real, it is a real possibility. Those whom the Lord describes as being condemned were not condemned due to any sin they committed, but as a result of passivity. Sins of omission can have a consequence not only in this life, but in eternal life.
Word on Fire: Why is There a Christmas Season?
Have you ever wondered why there is a Christmas season? Like no other holiday, Christmas carries with it an intense period of anticipation, in which our hearts are readied with hope and love. Christians call this waiting time “Advent”, and Bishop Barron explains precisely what this season is all about in today’s episode of the Word on Fire Show. A listener asks how much is enough when it comes to petitionary prayer.