by Bishop Robert Barron . December 25, 2016 .
Our Gospel for Christmas day is, of course, one of the most famous texts in the entire Bible: the Prologue to the Gospel of John. In many ways, it is the entire Gospel, indeed the entire Bible, in miniature. This scripture alludes to a feast day called "Christmas", a name that has rarely been reflected upon, at least in my lifetime. The day is Christmas, because it signals Christ’s Mass. The only fitting way to celebrate is to go to the Mass!
The Mountain of the Lord
by Bishop Robert Barron . November 27, 2016 .
This week we enter into the great season of Advent. Our first reading from the prophet Isaiah describes how every nation streams towards God's holy mountain. As you enter the Advent season, think about this holy mountain. Is the mountain of the Lord higher than every other mountain for you? Do you stream toward it with your whole being?
Why Bishop Barron Thinks You Should Read “Liturgy and Personality”
by Bishop Robert Barron . November 15, 2016 .
The Primacy of Love
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 31, 2016 .
This week we hear from St. Paul's brilliant meditation on Love. Everything in religion and theology revolves around Love. It is at the heart of everything. Nothing matters without Love, because God is Love. Putting Love at the center is the best way to organize and prioritize our entire lives.
Bishop Barron on Preaching the Gospel
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 14, 2016 .
Catholic preachers should not run away from the density, complexity, and sheer weirdness of the Bible. The Scriptures open up an entirely new acting area, filled with distinctive characters who do and say anomalous and surprising things, and good preachers take their listeners on a careful tour of this densely-textured world.