Fr. Robert Barron Revisits the Argument from Motion

I love his Thomism for Joe SixPak stuff: Revisiting the Argument from Motion By Very Rev. Robert Barron Father Robert Barron is the founder of the global ministry, Word on Fire, and the Rector/President of Mundelein Seminary. He is the creator of the award winning documentary series, “Catholicism”  and “Catholicism:The New Evangelization.” Learn more at  One [Read More...]

Two Things on Catholic Evangelization

First, the ever-enjoyable Bad Evangelist Club has new sooper-secret information on why ecumenism is supposed to lead to more evangelism, not less. Second, my pal Garrett Johnson writes from Rome to talk about 13 points of Evangelization as a Catholic. [Read more...]

Help “Convinced” Fly

So this past summer, a gung-ho filmmaker named Don Johnson (no, not the Miami Vice guy) bopped around the country doing interviews with a whole bunch of converts (including Yr. Obdt. Svt in my back yard): Now he is asking for help for funding the next phase of the project. He only needs $27,000, which [Read More...]

Chance to Do a Work of Mercy

This just landed in my mailbox: I’m writing to let you know about a special project my wife and I are working on titled “Catching Faith.” It’s a faith-based film featuring Bill Engvall and many other talented cast members. The story starts with a family who puts their social standing within their community above their [Read More...]

More on evangelization

So the other day I made a wisecrack about Catholic evangelization. A reader who is a better man than I am took it as a bit of challenge to find out actual information about Catholic evangelization efforts. He writes: I was glad to see Fr. Joe’s column addressing the question, “How do I evangelize?” There [Read More...]

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Their battle cry: Make holy ALL the things! [Read more...]

Fr. Robert Barron is doing more cool stuff!

CATHOLIC MEDIA MINSTRY LAUNCHES UNPRECEDENTED WEBSITE Father Robert Barron describes revamped WordOnFire.orgas “a real game-changer” for the Church CHICAGO August 19, 2014 – When Father Robert Barron founded Word on Fire Catholic Ministries in 2000 and launched, the goal was simple: to share his homilies online. “I liked the idea of sending my homilies to [Read More...]

Extremely Good News!

Word on Fire just announced Fr. Robert Barron’s next epic film series, CATHOLICISM: The Pivotal Players. Learn more at [Read more...]

Sherry Weddell Gets It

Sez she: The greatest triumphs of Orthodox Christianity have taken place when the Church has lived as a missionary Church and not as an institutional Church. Pope Francis challenges Orthodox Christians with the following words: “I prefer a Church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than [Read More...]

When the dust of our time settles…

I hope people will realize that one of the most surprisingly effective and culturally subversive Catholic evangelists and catechists in the public square was Stephen Colbert. The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,The Colbert Report on Facebook,Video Archive [Read more...]