What Makes a Family Holy?
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 27, 2020 .
The Bible is not particularly sentimental about families. What makes a family holy, as far as the biblical writers are concerned, is its willingness to surrender to the purpose of God. We see this in a number of key figures, including Joseph, Anna, and Simeon.
Bishop Barron Introduces The Word on Fire Bible: Volume I – The Gospels
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 4, 2020 .
Friends, Volume I of The Word on Fire Bible will be available on June 15th. Join the waiting list at https://www.wordonfire.org/bible to make sure you are the first to know when it is released.
The Disobedience of Adam and Eve
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 1, 2020 .
We enter once more into the very holy season of Lent: a time of preparation; a desert time; a time of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving; a time to return to the basics. And so how wonderful that the Church gives us, for this first Sunday of Lent, a passage from…
It Is Too Little for You to Be My Servant
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 19, 2020 .
I want to focus this week on the extraordinary passage from the book of the prophet Isaiah, for it reveals a central dynamic of all of biblical revelation, and indeed of the spirituality of every Christian: that the Lord’s election is not for the sake of the elect, but for…
The Warning of Herod and the Feast of the Holy Innocents
by Fr. Steve Grunow . December 27, 2019 .
Bishop Barron on Advent: Dreaming Big
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 19, 2019 .
The first reading and Gospel for the fourth Sunday of Advent remind us that religion is not about sufficiently impressing a reluctant God, but rather opening our hearts and minds to the great things God wants to do for us.
March in the Army of the True King
by Bishop Robert Barron . November 24, 2019 .
It is extraordinarily significant that the liturgical year ends with the feast of Christ the King. For this great fact—that Jesus Christ is the king of the world—is indeed the culmination of the biblical revelation. It is, in a very real sense, the point of the whole story the Bible…