Ascension: The Commingling of Heaven and Earth Goes On
by Elizabeth Scalia . May 21, 2020 .
Bishop Barron on Three Ecclesiastical Lessons from the Quarantine
by Bishop Robert Barron . April 30, 2020 .
In my newest video commentary, I offer three insights on the nature of the Church that have emerged with special clarity during this pandemic.
The Quarantine’s Three Lessons About the Church
by Bishop Robert Barron . April 28, 2020 .
One silver lining for me during this weird coronavirus shutdown has been the opportunity to return to some writing projects that I had left on the back-burner. One of these is a book on the Nicene Creed, which I had commenced many months ago and on which I was making…
Hello, Original Sin! Adam and Eve Meet Vulnerability and Accountability
by Elizabeth Scalia . February 27, 2020 .
The Light of the Nations
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 5, 2020 .
Today’s readings for Epiphany speak of a light that shines on Israel, the chosen people, but that is meant for the whole world, a light that is a beacon summoning all the nations. And that Light is Jesus Christ himself. As the prophets predicted, this Light is the illumination of…
Abba Father, Bring us Jesus
by Bishop Robert Barron . July 24, 2016 .
The Our Father, the Lord’s Prayer, is a request for Christ. As we examine this most famous prayer line by line, we see it's all about Jesus. That He might come and have communion with us is precisely what we hope for when we cry out to "our Abba who art in heaven."
Begotten Not Made
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 16, 2019 .
Today the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. The Nicene Creed articulates the mystery of the Trinity with the wonderful phrase "begotten not made," meaning that the Son is not a creature but rather shares in the selfsame nature as the Father. The Holy Spirit is then the life-giving love breathed out between the Father and the Son.