“What’s Going to Cost Me the Most?” Maronite Clergy Q&A with Bishop Barron
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 5, 2021 .
Friends, in this Q&A session with the Maronite clergy following my talk on the priesthood, I answered several questions, including: Did Adam love Eve for the sake of God? What is Mary’s role in Jacob’s ladder? Do you have practical advice for people feeling confined by their vocation? How should…
Lessons from Ancient Heroes and Powerful Prophets (Part 2: Jacob and Jonah)
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 4, 2021 .
Friends, in this second part of my talk to the Maronite clergy, I focused on two Old Testament figures who serve as archetypes of the priesthood, Jacob and Jonah, as I continued to speak about the power and beauty of the priesthood. From Jacob’s story, we learn that we must…
Meeting Willa Cather Via “Death Comes for the Archbishop”
by Ellyn von Huben . March 4, 2021 .
Lessons from Ancient Heroes and Powerful Prophets (Part 1: Adam and Noah)
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 3, 2021 .
Friends, in this talk delivered to the Maronite clergy, I reflect upon the power and beauty of the priesthood by illustrating how two figures from the Old Testament, Adam and Noah, serve as archetypes of sacred service. Like Adam, we are to be the great servants of creation as we…
Back to the Fundamentals
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 7, 2021 .
Friends, I have often said that Lent is a bit like basic training for the military or summer workouts for a football team—it is a chance to get back to the fundamentals of the faith, namely, the Ten Commandments. In this homily, I look at each of the Ten Commandments,…
‘The Sound of Metal’: Achievement and the Search for Authentic Minimalism
by Joseph Gloor . March 2, 2021 .
The Evangelical Path of Word on Fire
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 2, 2021 .
I commenced my writing career, roughly twenty-five years ago, as a critic of liberal Catholicism, which I referred to, in one of the first articles I ever published, as “beige Catholicism.” By this designation, I meant a faith that had become culturally accommodating, hand-wringing, unsure of itself; a Church that…