The Call of Justice (Library of Congress)
by Bishop Robert Barron . November 13, 2019 .
On October 29, 2019, Bishop Barron spoke at the Library of Congress to a bipartisan group of Senators, Representatives, and Capitol Hill staffers about political life as a vocation, the relationship of the Divine Law to positive law, and the call of justice.
The Journey of Dave Matthews through the Thresholds of Conversion
by Tim Glemkowski . October 30, 2019 .
The Love of Predilection
by Bishop Robert Barron . November 3, 2019 .
In Luke’s Gospel we read the story of Jesus and Zacchaeus. Zacchaeus, as chief tax collector, was considered a very bad man in first-century Israel, but Christ greets him with love. It is the love of God that causes everything to be, and comes before everything we do. God does not love us because we do good; we do good because God loves us.
The Archer Misses The Mark: A Review of Taylor Swift’s “Lover”
by Fr. Damian Ference . October 22, 2019 .
Persistence in Prayer
by Bishop Robert Barron . October 20, 2019 .
The Bible and the great Tradition are massively interested in prayer, especially the prayer of petition. There are many types of prayer—meditation, contemplation, adoration, etc.—but the most basic and most practiced form of prayer is the prayer of petition, of asking God for something. Studies have shown that everyone prays,…
Faith the Size of a Mustard Seed
by Bishop Robert Barron . October 6, 2019 .
Last week, I plunged for the second time into the world of the Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything). I can’t tell you how many participants in the AMA posed some version of this question: How could an all-loving God possibly countenance so much violence, suffering, and pain? Most questioners turned…