The Strangeness of God
by Bishop Robert Barron . September 20, 2020 .
Our very brief first reading is taken from the magnificent fifty-fifth chapter of the book of the prophet Isaiah. This section of Isaiah—which stretches from chapter forty through chapter fifty-five—is one of the most theologically sophisticated and illuminating passages in the entire Old Testament. Nowhere is Israel’s theology of God…
On Christianity, Tolerance, and the Need to “Coexist”
by Fr. David Stavarz . September 11, 2020 .
Why Mark Galli, Former Editor-in-Chief of “Christianity Today,” Decided to Become Catholic
by Dr. Tod Worner . September 10, 2020 .
by Bishop Robert Barron . September 13, 2020 .
Our first reading—taken from the twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth chapters of the marvelous book of Sirach, called in older Bibles the book of Ecclesiasticus—has to do with anger, vengeance, and forgiveness, themes that will figure prominently in the preaching of Jesus. “Wrath and anger are hateful things, yet the sinner hugs…
Kanye’s Theological Argument with His Catholic Friend
by Matthew Becklo . September 9, 2020 .
You’re Meant to Be an Eagle, Not a Chicken: A Reflection on Baptism
by Bishop Robert Barron . September 8, 2020 .
When I was doing full-time parish ministry, one of my favorite activities was performing Baptisms. I put the word in the plural, for I hardly ever baptized one baby at a time, but usually ten or a dozen. Typically, the quite large group of family and friends would gather in…