Most Recent Episodes
Word On Fire: Battling Addiction (June 23)
In a way we are all addicts, because we are all sinners. In this episode of The Word on Fire Show, Bishop Barron explains the spiritual dimensions of addiction and how finding your center in God is not only the first step to recovery but also the walking path of lifelong freedom. The listener questions asks whether it’s more fun to be bad than good.
Reflections with Fr. Mike Schmitz: The Mass Makes a Difference (June 16)
The Eucharist is the most powerful prayer that exists. Yet so many Catholics don’t expect anything to “happen” at Mass. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass isn’t just something to do; the Mass makes a difference.
Word On Fire: The Spirituality of Marriage (June 16)
Marriage has been one of the most talked about topics in the news over the past decade. Despite all the interest surrounding the institution of marriage, the numbers of people actually getting married has dwindled. In this episode Bishop Barron explores the beauty and goodness of married life by discussing the spirituality that undergirds this timeless institution. The listener question wonders what will happen to marriages in heaven.
Reflections with Fr. Mike Schmitz: Christ the King (June 9)
We all have something broken inside of us that we wish wasn’t there. We can try to ignore or or attempt to manage it. Those solutions never work. There is another way: we can let Jesus Christ, Lord of the Universe, be the Lord of our lives…including our brokenness.
Word On Fire: Joining the Great Saints (June 9)
The best theological movements present the Church as an organism, not an organization. In this episode of our new series on the eight principles of Word on Fire, Bishop Barron explains how how the Communion of Saints works in and through the Mystical Body of Christ to evangelize the world. The listener questions asks about Catherine of Siena’s three levels of prayer.