The Integrated and Variegated Body of Christ
by Bishop Robert Barron . October 16, 2016 .
Our first reading from the book of Exodus is illuminating at so many levels. On the surface, this is a report of an ancient war, more of a tribal dispute really, between two minor peoples. But read with a sensitivity to the multivalence of the Biblical text, this report clues us in to the spiritual warfare that always obtains in a fallen world. We should expect a battle when we walk the path of Christ.
Bishop Barron on “Last Days in the Desert”
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 16, 2016 .
With his latest film “Last Days in the Desert” Rodrigo Garcia has accomplished something truly remarkable. He has taken a portion of the life of the single most compelling person who has ever lived and turned it into a colossally boring movie.
The Spiritual Master Pope Francis Wants You to Read
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 15, 2015 .
This year marks the 750th anniversary of the birth of the great Catholic poet Dante Alighieri, whom Pope Francis has said, especially in this Year of Mercy, we should read and reread.
Bishop Barron on Pope Francis and Mercy
by Bishop Robert Barron . October 22, 2015 .
Many people have praised Pope Francis' “merciful” and “inclusive” approach, which I certainly appreciate. But we must be careful not to receive the message of divine mercy as tantamount to a denial of the reality of sin.
The Spirituality of Pain
by Bishop Robert Barron . February 8, 2015 .
Why would an all-powerful and all-loving God allow his people to suffer so much? That's one of the oldest and most difficult theological questions. Our first reading from Job and our Gospel from Mark provide some fascinating answers.
Fr. Barron on Hans Urs von Balthasar (Part 1 of 2)
by Bishop Robert Barron . May 16, 2014 .
Another video from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.