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Last Judgment

The Wise and Foolish Virgins

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 12, 2017 .

How do we wait? That is the question addressed by Jesus' parable for today. While we wait for the second coming of the Lord, we should keep our lamps stocked with oil, that is to say, we should pray, study, love, do the works of mercy, and keep vigil. In so doing, we are ready for the arrival of the Bridegroom.

Bishop Barron on Dante and the Spiritual Journey

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 28, 2016 .

This year marks the 750th anniversary of the birth of the great Catholic poet Dante Alighieri, whom Pope Francis has said, especially in this Year of Mercy, we should read and reread.

The Spiritual Master Pope Francis Wants You to Read

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 15, 2015 .

This year marks the 750th anniversary of the birth of the great Catholic poet Dante Alighieri, whom Pope Francis has said, especially in this Year of Mercy, we should read and reread.

I Have Come to Cast a Fire Upon the Earth

by Bishop Robert Barron . August 18, 2013 .

Jesus' words from our Gospel this week inspired the name for my program, Word on Fire. Jesus speaks of the divine judgment that will fall like a cleansing fire on the earth. This is not opposed to God's love, but is rather what God's love looks like to a fallen world.

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.

Is Hell Crowded or Empty? A Catholic Perspective

by Bishop Robert Barron . March 30, 2011 .

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

Is Hell Crowded or Empty?

by Bishop Robert Barron . March 28, 2011 .

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

The Virtue of Hope

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 12, 2010 .

Hope is not this-worldly optimism. In fact, from a purely natural perspective, pessimism is the right attitude. Hope is that supernatural virtue which orders our desire toward heaven and the things of heaven. What Isaiah talks about in our first reading is not an expectation that will be realized here below, but only in a transfigured world on high.

Reflections on Apocalyptic Literature

by Bishop Robert Barron . January 20, 2010 .

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

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