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Bishop Barron on C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce”

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 23, 2016 .

C.S. Lewis was that rare sort of genius, able to combine high theological insight with vivid imagination, and it is precisely this coming-together that makes his writing so memorable--especially his classic fantasy book, “The Great Divorce.”

Why You Should Read C.S. Lewis’ “The Great Divorce”

by Bishop Robert Barron . April 26, 2016 .

C.S. Lewis was that rare sort of genius, able to combine high theological insight with vivid imagination, and it is precisely this coming-together that makes his writing so memorable--especially his classic fantasy book, “The Great Divorce.”

Porn and the Curse of Total Sexual Freedom

by Bishop Robert Barron . April 19, 2016 .

The most recent issue of “Time Magazine” features a fascinating and deeply troubling article on the prevalence of pornography in our culture. Yet neither the author nor anyone that he interviewed or referenced ever spoke of pornography use as something morally objectionable. Until we see that the laws governing sexual behavior, which are often read as “taboos” and invitations to repression, are in fact the manner in which the relation between sex and love is maintained, we'll never find true love.

Bread in the Desert

by Bishop Robert Barron . June 22, 2014 .

All of us are on a spiritual journey from sin to salvation. Like the Israelites longing for a return to Egypt, many of us occasionally desire our old addictions, providing the anxious ego with comfort and security. Far from Egypt, the Promised Land is the spiritual space of complete dependence upon God. But the Israelites are not there yet. They need to eat the manna from heaven. For Catholics, this is the Eucharist. It is the means to getting God’s divine life within us.

Extreme Demand, Extreme Mercy

by Bishop Robert Barron . February 16, 2014 .

In this week's Gospel, Jesus intensifies the moral law and raises the bar higher than it ever had been. Christ's goal, and the Church's goal, is to make saints. His moral demands are great, but so is his mercy. He always offers grace and forgiveness when we falter so that we can always have hope in our stuggles for sanctity.

Reflections on the Hookup Culture

by Bishop Robert Barron . September 12, 2012 .

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

Savvy Headhunters and the Hookup Culture

by Bishop Robert Barron . September 12, 2012 .

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

Living the Flesh, Living the Spirit

by Bishop Robert Barron . May 27, 2012 .

St. Paul illuminates what it means to live in the Holy Spirit, acting and living out of love, and what it means to live outside of it, acting and living out of selfishness, hatred, immorality and impurity. Every step we take to deny the forces outside of the Spirit affirms our home inside of it. And the more we live inside the Spirit, the closer we are to the Kingdom of God.

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