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The True and False Messiah

by Bishop Robert Barron . February 21, 2010 .

Today's Gospel presents the dramatic scene of the Lord Jesus' confrontation with the evil one. The evil one attempts to frustrate the Lord's mission by tempting him to become a "false" messiah by succumbing to sensual desire, exercising worldly power, and using the power of God for ego driven purposes. These temptations are intended, not just to frustrate the Lord in his mission, but our own mission as well.

The Communion of Saints

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 1, 2009 .

The magnificent diversity of the Saints indicates to us that we have been called to holiness. Holiness is about more than a kind of humanisn, but a deliberate and sincere discipline of life by which we imitate Christ and accept his presence in all the circumstances of our lives.

Reflections on Hell

by Bishop Robert Barron . October 6, 2009 .

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

You Gotta Serve Somebody

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 23, 2009 .

The Book of Joshua provokes us to consider one of the most important questions of the spiritual life- whom will you serve? Will it be the Lord or some other concern? Making something finite the ultimate concern of one's life is a grave spiritual predicament. Only is the Lord is ultimate and it is only when we recognize this truth that the other concerns of our life can be properly ordered and become spiritually fruitful.

Why Believe in the Devil? (#AskFrBarron)

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 17, 2009 .

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

A Prophet Like Moses

by Bishop Robert Barron . February 1, 2009 .

Moses promised that a prophet like himself would one day arise among the Israelites and that he would have the very authority of God. It is precisely this authority that Jesus claims. And this is why, in his regard, we have to make a choice.

Back to Basics

by Bishop Robert Barron . February 10, 2008 .

For the first Sunday of Lent, the church brings us back to spiritual training camp and encourages us to review the basics. We are in the garden with Adam and Eve and in the desert with Jesus. When the devil approaches us, do we respond as they did, or as he did? Everything else will flow from that decision.

David and Jesus

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 25, 2007 .

Along with Moses and Abraham, David is the most important figure in the Old Testament. The first Christians read Jesus in light of these heroes of the Old Testament.

The Lord’s Prayer

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 29, 2007 .

Our Gospel for this week is of the utmost importance, for we hear the Son of God himself teaching us to pray. In this homily, I walk rather carefully through the major petitions of the Our Father, noting how central this prayer is to Christian life and spirituality.

"Rome" (HBO) Commentary by Fr. Robert Barron

by Bishop Robert Barron . April 4, 2007 .

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

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