Prioritizing Our Fears
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 25, 2017 .
As we return to the regular cycle of readings in Ordinary Time, we meet with a bracing spiritual teaching from the Lord Jesus. No matter who is threatening you, who is thundering denunciation, who is coming at you with furious intensity: don’t be afraid! Why? Because in Jesus Christ, you are connected to the very power of God, to that which is here and now creating the universe.
Bishop Barron on St. Edith Stein’s Elevated Virtue
by Bishop Robert Barron . August 9, 2016 .
Bishop Barron on College Campus “Safe Spaces”
by Bishop Robert Barron . July 1, 2016 .
There is, in many quarters, increasing concern about the hyper-charged political correctness that has gripped our college campuses. Might I suggest that it would help our public discourse immensely if all parties would return to the Thomistic method of debate rather than engaging in verbal violence or retreating to a "safe space" amidst controversial conversation.
Following the Star
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 3, 2016 .
Our modern culture suggests a tension between spirituality and religion. But the Magi in today's Gospel demonstrate that when spirituality is lifted up by revelation - when the Magi are told by the religious leaders where the Messiah is to be born - that we find the object of our spiritual longing.
Fr. Barron on the SCOTUS Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
by Bishop Robert Barron . July 2, 2015 .
One reason the Supreme Court's decision has been rather shocking to American Catholics is that we have had, at least for the last century or so, a fairly benign relationship with the environing culture. But now the Church finds itself opposed by the ideology of secularism. So what do we do?