Most Recent Episodes
Word On Fire: Living as the Image of God (Part 1) (June 30)
In 2015 Bishop Robert Barron gave the opening keynote speech at the famous World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. In front of this massive crowd of Catholics, Bishop Barron explained how Christianity is the greatest form of humanism because of its unique claim that all humans are made in the image and likeness of God. As representatives of God, we share in the responsibility of bringing the power, wisdom, heart, and mind of God out into the world. This episode of the Word on Fire Show features Part One of the Bishop’s powerful talk.
Reflections with Fr. Mike Schmitz: A Summertime Examination (June 23)
Jesus asks the question, “Who do you say that I am?” Father Mike asks, “Who do you say that you are?” Revisiting common themes and questions, we ask if we really are who we say we are: disciples of Jesus.
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.