God and Man


So often we feel like our prayers go unanswered. Like God must be ignoring them. But maybe we’re the ones doing the ignoring? Unfortunately, we are too often close-minded about what an answered prayer should look like that we end up missing the answer all together. God is everywhere, yet somehow we miss Him. The […]


Have you ever gotten an answer to a question that just led to more questions? And then you got answers to those questions only to have yet more questions? That can be terribly frustrating. And it can end up causing you to feel like maybe it’s impossible to know much of anything for sure. Or […]


Catholics get a bad rap for thinking we somehow “merit” or “earn” our own sanctification (and salvation) through “works” that we do. But that’s a misunderstanding of what the Catholic Church actually teaches. Our sanctification (our being made holy) happens only by the Grace of God. But it does require a response on our part. […]


In this exclusive sneak peak of CATHOLICISM, find out about St. Theresa’s “Interior Castle” and where to find your very own castle. Fr. Barron also shares some excellent thoughts on the place of all those “freaky supernatural elements” of our faith and on the scientific reductionism that doesn’t get them. Worth a watch (video below)! […]


“So far as a man may be proud of a religion rooted in humility, I am very proud of my religion; I am especially proud of those parts of it that are most commonly called superstition. I am proud of being fettered by antiquated dogmas and enslaved by dead creeds (as my journalistic friends repeat […]


Here’s a NEW (and amazing) trailer (by Spirit Juice Studios) for the CATHOLICISM Series coming out this Fall with Fr. Barron (video below). Word on Fire also launched a¬†cool new website for the whole series! Be sure to check it out. If you click here you can view some exclusive preview clips from each of […]


Do you aspire to be a Saint? You should. If youre ultimate goal is just to become the most famous or wealthy person in the world (or any other similar goal), you’re quite literally wasting your life. We were made for spiritual heroism – to be great Saints. Everything we do for ourselves, families and […]

Couple on Bench

The world has a soul. Not in the theologically specific way that a human has a soul. But in the way that two lovers sitting on a park bench does. It simply can’t be comprehensively measured and explained by science alone. There is more to it than just the empirically physical. Love. Justice. Goodness. Beauty. […]