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The Acts We Perform; the People We Become

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 5, 2011 .

Karol Wojtyla (Pope John Paul II) knew that moral acts matter, both in the short run and in the long run. The particular things you choose to do are inevitably shaping the person you are becoming.

Morality, Character, and Relationships

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 2, 2011 .

Another video from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.

The Fire at Namugongo

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 26, 2010 .

Another article from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.

Reflections on St. Charles Lwanga

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 14, 2010 .

Another video from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.

The Theology of Marriage

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 4, 2009 .

Marriage is not just some secular act or social arrangement. Rather, it is brought about by God for God's purposes. Marriage is properly understood, first and foremost, as a theological act. The purpose and meaning of marriage is revealed in the mystery of God's own life (the Trinity) , in God's relationship to creation, and in Christ's relationship with the Church.

Kierkegaard, Woody Allen, and the Secret to Lasting Joy

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 26, 2008 .

Another article from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.

Offer Your Bodies as a Living Sacrifice

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 28, 2005 .

Paul tells the Christians in Rome to offer their bodies as a living sacrifice of praise. I suggest that this Pauline image provides a very good context for thinking about the moral life. We want our bodies--our lives--to be pure offerings to the Father. We don't want to give the Lord lips that have spoken calumny, hands that have reached out in violence, feet that have walked away from the poor and needy. The moral life should be seen not primarily in a legal framework--but a liturgical one.

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