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The More

by Bishop Robert Barron . February 24, 2013 .

There are moments in life when we sense that there is something more real, important and enduring than anything we normally experience. The story of the Transfiguration is a moment when The More breaks through. In these moments we feel God's presence strongly, and we must be awake when these breakthroughs happen.

Look to the Son of Man

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 2, 2012 .

At the start of this new liturgical year, we hear Luke's account of Jesus speaking about the end to all we believe to be permanent - the earth, the sky and order will all be disrupted. This isn't meant to scare us, but to remind us of what is permanent, on what we can depend. Jesus is the link to this stability and truth, and in this realization we may find unending peace.

The Good News of the Apocalypse

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 18, 2012 .

Today's readings deal with the end of time and the great cosmic battle. In the Gospels, Christ fights against the powers of darkness, defeats them through the Resurrection, and brings His people together.

Really, Truly, and Substantially Present

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 26, 2012 .

The Lord Jesus is not speaking metaphorically about eating his flesh and drinking his blood - he has come to make of his own Body and Blood real food and drink. This revelation was and continues to be a stumbling block for many, but the faithful accept the mystery of the gift of Christ's Real Presence that is given to the Church in the Blessed Sacrament.

The Word of God Made Flesh

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 19, 2012 .

Today's Gospel comes again from the sixth chapter of John. Here Christ discusses the necessity and reality of the Eucharist as the Word of God made Flesh.

The Bread of Life, The Body of Christ

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 12, 2012 .

Today's readings are from First Kings and the sixth chapter of John's Gospel. Our passage for this weekend discusses the Eucharist as the necessary antidote for spiritual exhaustion. We all need the Body of Christ to nourish our souls and keep us in communion with God.

Seated at the Right Hand of the Father

by Bishop Robert Barron . May 20, 2012 .

Jesus was the meeting of heaven and earth. His Ascension returned him to God in order to reign as the world's new king, and his orders to the disciples to build his church were to be done with his leadership and assistance. And this is our mission - much like that of the disciples - finding what it is that Christ wants us to do to continue to build his church.

Being Born Again

by Bishop Robert Barron . April 18, 2012 .

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

Herod and the Magi

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 8, 2012 .

Herod sees all from the confines of his ego, trying to make the world conform to his plans. The Magi look outside of themselves, looking for an order that they will conform to. By focusing their attention away from themselves, they are spiritually liberated to follow the star of Bethlehem. This is the liberation that Christ grants us. He allows us to escape the jail cell of our egos to join the liberating current of his love, leading us closer to eternal life.

Christmas and the Prologue of John

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 21, 2011 .

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

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