Let Him Go
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 29, 2020 .
The great Lenten readings for Cycle A move in a kind of crescendo from thirst, to blindness, to death—all metaphors for spiritual dysfunction. This Sunday’s Gospel deals with death through the story of Lazarus who, after four days in his tomb, represents someone who is totally sunk in sin,…
By the Waters of Meribah
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 15, 2020 .
Our first reading for today is the famous quarreling of Israel by the waters of Meribah in the book of Exodus. We find the chosen people in the midst of the desert—which is to say, in the process of conversion, on the way from the slavery of sin to the…
Hello, Original Sin! Adam and Eve Meet Vulnerability and Accountability
by Elizabeth Scalia . February 27, 2020 .
“Moonstruck” Delivers a Great Ash Wednesday Homily
by Elizabeth Scalia . February 26, 2020 .
What You Hear and See
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 15, 2019 .
On this third Sunday of Advent, we hear for the first time this season of the great figure of John the Baptist. It’s not really possible to understand Jesus apart from his precursor. All four Gospels compel us to come to grips with John. His job is always the same:…
As I Am, Before God: Mr. Rogers’ Living Philosophy
by Dr. Tom Neal . December 2, 2019 .