Tag Archive: #reflection

A God Who Weeps With Us

Posted on March 21, 2023
“And Jesus wept.” — John 11:35 It strikes me every time I read the story of Lazarus’ resurrection. Of all the amazing and surprising things to occur in this Gospel passage — dead man walking! (well, dead man hopping, really) [read more...]

Why Belief Alone Isn’t Enough

Posted on March 15, 2023
Have you ever heard someone state, ” I believe in God, but I don’t believe in prayer?” Is it logical to have an intellectual belief in the existence of God but not trust in His providence and care? In this [read more...]

How Do I Know if I Made the Wrong Choice?

Posted on March 8, 2023
Each day of our lives we make countless decisions. Many of them have small consequences, good or bad. But what about the BIG decisions we make, like what career to be in, who to marry, or what vocation to follow? [read more...]


Posted on February 28, 2023
When Jesus was transfigured before the Apostles, they saw what Jesus would look like in all of His glory after the Resurrection. In the Eastern Catholic and Orthodox Churches, the Transfiguration is understood as Christ revealing to the Apostles what [read more...]

Lent’s Spiritual Desert

Posted on February 21, 2023
“Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked to return to God ‘with all their hearts’ (Joel 2:12), to refuse [read more...]

Why is Your Religion the Right One?

Posted on February 16, 2023
There are thousands of religions out there. So, why think Christianity is the right one? And why Catholic Christianity in particular? On this episode of “The Word on Fire Show,” Brandon Vogt and Bishop Robert Barron discuss these challenges which [read more...]

How Baptism Changes Everything

Posted on February 15, 2023
When we’re baptized, we become adopted sons or daughters of God. We become “children of God”. So… does that mean we aren’t children of God before that? And if we aren’t… what are we? Today, Fr. Mike explains to us [read more...]

Sharing Christ’s Divinity

Posted on February 14, 2023
The love with which God commands us to love in Sunday’s Gospel reading is so radical, so counter-intuitive, so demanding that we cannot truly love without God’s grace. The sacraments are the source of the graces that we need to [read more...]

Be Fearless

Posted on February 8, 2023
Releasing on Ash Wednesday, this free video series will accompany you on your Lenten journey. Time and again, the people of God are called to ‘be courageous’ and ‘be not afraid.’ Yet, we live in a time where fear seems [read more...]