Clear a Path
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 6, 2020 .
In our magnificent first reading from the prophet Isaiah, which is echoed in the words of John the Baptist in today's Gospel, a voice cries out: “Every valley shall be filled in, every mountain and hill shall be made low.” Advent is a great time for us to clear the ground, to make level the path, so as to facilitate what God, with all his heart, wants to do.
Kanye’s Theological Argument with His Catholic Friend
by Matthew Becklo . September 9, 2020 .
A Chapter That Changed My Life: “Brideshead Revisted”
by Haley Stewart . August 3, 2020 .
Come to the Water!
by Bishop Robert Barron . August 2, 2020 .
Our first reading for this weekend is taken from the fifty-fifth chapter of the book of the prophet Isaiah. The “second” section of Isaiah dates from around the time of the return of Israel from captivity in Babylon, and hence it is filled with the language of hope and salvation.
Finding Grace in the Consuming Blackness of “King Lear”
by Dr. Tod Worner . April 28, 2020 .
Bishop Barron on Praying at the Tomb of St. Paul
by Bishop Robert Barron . February 20, 2020 .
In this new video commentary, I reflect on my recent visit to the tomb of St. Paul. As I knelt and prayed on that spot, wearing the full liturgical regalia of a successor of the Apostles, I had a certain feeling of unworthiness. But then as I prayed further, I…
A Prayer at the Tomb of St. Paul
by Bishop Robert Barron . February 4, 2020 .
I write these words on the airplane taking me home from my first visit as a bishop ad limina apostolorum (to the threshold of the apostles). This is the pilgrimage, required by canon law of every bishop, to pray at the tombs of St. Peter and St. Paul and to…