Shadows and Light: Junípero Serra, Mission, and the Colonial Mind
by Jared Zimmerer . August 13, 2020 .
Israel Is Chosen for the World
by Bishop Robert Barron . August 16, 2020 .
One of the most distinctive (and scandalous) qualities of ancient Israelite religion is the insistence that Israel is the specially chosen people of God. Now, especially today, we have a problem with this sort of language; we much prefer the attitude of inclusivity. Well, this tension is not just a…
“I Am Patrick” Is Perhaps the Best Film Yet on Ireland’s Greatest Saint
by Fr. Billy Swan . March 17, 2020 .
“Decision Becomes Identity”: Finding Our Mission within Lent
by Bishop Robert Barron . February 11, 2020 .
It Is Too Little for You to Be My Servant
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 19, 2020 .
I want to focus this week on the extraordinary passage from the book of the prophet Isaiah, for it reveals a central dynamic of all of biblical revelation, and indeed of the spirituality of every Christian: that the Lord’s election is not for the sake of the elect, but for…
The Holy Spirit and Mission
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 9, 2019 .
Today we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, one of the truly great moments in the life of the Church. The Holy Spirit comes to give many spiritual gifts, which prepare us to enter into relationship with Christ and embark on mission.
How to Help Your Parish Become a Disciple-Making Factory
by Brandon Vogt . March 15, 2019 .