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Lord's Prayer

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."

Bishop Barron on Having a “Personal Relationship” with Jesus

by Bishop Robert Barron . December 8, 2016 .

Referencing the mystical prayers of St. Catherine of Siena, Bishop Robert Barron reminds us that "thou" is meant to be a more familiar and intimate form of the second person pronoun, "you". So, it is with this affection we are to address our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. After all, the bishop explains, sharing a personal relationship with God is the awesome distinction of biblical religion and the real purpose of evangelization.

Why We Should Address Jesus as Thou

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 22, 2016 .

Referencing the mystical prayers of St. Catherine of Siena, Bishop Robert Barron reminds us that "thou" is meant to be a more familiar and intimate form of the second person pronoun, "you". So, it is with this affection we are to address our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. After all, the bishop explains, sharing a personal relationship with God is the awesome distinction of biblical religion and the real purpose of evangelization.

Meeting of Heaven and Earth

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 1, 2014 .

The mysterious and wonderful feast of the Ascension of the Lord which celebrates Christ glorified "at the right hand of the Father". The key to unlocking the marvels of this event is to recover a specifically Biblical understanding of the relationship of heaven and earth.

September 11, Anger, and Forgiveness

by Bishop Robert Barron . September 7, 2011 .

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

Why the Ascension of the Lord Matters

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 21, 2011 .

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

Why the Ascension of the Lord Matters

by Bishop Robert Barron . May 27, 2011 .

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

Reflections on The Lord’s Prayer

by Bishop Robert Barron . July 19, 2010 .

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

Why Did God Create the World? (Faith Seeks Understanding)

by Bishop Robert Barron . May 20, 2010 .

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

The Last Battle

by Bishop Robert Barron . November 15, 2009 .

The scriptures for this Sunday represent a biblical genre called "apocalyptic", which means "unveiling" or "revelation." The extraordinary revelation of these particular scriptures is that in the death and resurrection of Jesus, the battle against the fallen powers of heaven and earth has been won and a new age has begun, the age of the Church.

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