A Man After God’s Own Heart
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 22, 2020 .
Our first reading for this weekend gives us a glimpse of one of the most powerful texts in the Bible—indeed, one of the truly great literary works that has come down to us from the ancient world. I’m talking about the story that we refer to as first and second…
The Path to Healing Is a Humble Path
by Bishop Robert Barron . October 13, 2019 .
I have always loved the story of Naaman the Syrian, which is found in the second book of Kings, as part of the Elisha cycle of readings. It is, on the surface at least, a very simple narrative, but it packs a punch spiritually speaking. Mass Readings Reading 1 –…
The Mustard Seed Principle
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 17, 2018 .
Our Gospel for today features one of Jesus’ most beloved parables: that of the mustard seed. How does God tend to work? What does the building up of the Kingdom typically look like? From the very small to the very great—and usually by a slow, gradual process. God, it seems, tends to operate under the radar, on the edges of things, quietly, clandestinely.
The One Thing You Need to Enter the Mysteries of Holy Week
by Fr. Steve Grunow . March 27, 2018 .