The Word That Accomplishes Its Purpose
by Bishop Robert Barron . July 12, 2020 .
This week, we hear from the book of the prophet Isaiah, and the theme of this short passage is the Word of God. How wonderful that we are hearing one of the greatest speakers of the Word precisely on this topic. How central to ancient Israelite religion was the Word!…
Fr. Connor Danstrom’s Music Seeks Out the Hard and Dark Places
by Andrew Petiprin . July 7, 2020 .
The Family Bookshelf: Secular Books Can Complement Catholic Catechesis
by Robert Mixa . July 6, 2020 .
Zechariah and the New David
by Bishop Robert Barron . July 5, 2020 .
Our first reading for this weekend is derived from the ninth chapter of the book of the prophet Zechariah, one of the twelve so-called minor prophets of the Old Testament. The background for the prophecy contained here is that Israel saw itself as the specially chosen people of God, whose mission…