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Why Do We Pray, "World Without End?"

A listener named Deanne asks, “Why do we pray, ‘world without end’ if the world is going to end?” Father Dave explains that when we use this phrase, we're not talking about the physical world, rather we are referring to the eternal world, heaven. Original Air 10-30-18

Marriage: The Real Presence

Marriage is a covenant “yes” to Christ, whose Spirit desires to be the bonding force of the spouses’ one flesh, one mind, one heart, and one spirit.

Does Modern Secularism Have a Memory Problem?

The modern secularist has to face some uncomfortable facts of history.

Advent Reading Recommendations from the Word on Fire Team

As the days get shorter, Bishop Barron’s team offers suggested Advent readings to bring on the light.

Mark Wahlberg on Film and Faith

Actor Mark Wahlberg discusses his new film, “Instant Family” with Father Dave. He also talks about the importance of his faith and the work of his charity, The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation. Original Air 10-31-18

The Challenge of Being a Christian

Heart work and head work are hard work.

Joe Rogan, GSP, and Free Will

When Joe Rogan interviewed mixed martial artist Georges St-Pierre (GSP), the two had a fascinating—but problematic—discussion about consciousness.

Embracing Reality as Given

Training your body and mastering your eating habits can have a profound affect on your spiritual life.

Feast of the Dedication of St. John Lateran Basilica

God has become the temple, the altar, the priest, and the sacrifice.

The Fury and Glory of St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Elizabeth of the Trinity battled her own nature in order to disappear into Christ.