Following the Star
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 3, 2016 .
Our modern culture suggests a tension between spirituality and religion. But the Magi in today's Gospel demonstrate that when spirituality is lifted up by revelation - when the Magi are told by the religious leaders where the Messiah is to be born - that we find the object of our spiritual longing.
All That is Visible and Invisible
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 29, 2015 .
Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See”, which won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, is one of the most beautiful and finely-crafted novels I have ever read. And it affirms a core religious truth, that both the visible and the invisible are real and that they wrap around one another in powerful ways.
Telling the Church’s Story: Bishop Barron’s Interview with NPR
by Bishop Robert Barron . November 17, 2015 .
“Coconut Dracula” and Dostoyevsky’s Prince
Of Beauty and Rage: Red, St. Augustine, and the Human Condition
by Fr. David Stavarz . March 5, 2015 .
Dietrich von Hildebrand and Our Relativistic Age
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 2, 2014 .
Our postmodern world has produced a "Meh" culture which lacks objective truths and boundaries. The twentieth century philosopher Dietrich von Hildebrand rejected this culture, so much so that he spoke out vigorously against objective evils like anti-Semitism, crude nationalism, and indifference to human dignity.