What Makes a Family Holy?
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 27, 2020 .
The Bible is not particularly sentimental about families. What makes a family holy, as far as the biblical writers are concerned, is its willingness to surrender to the purpose of God. We see this in a number of key figures, including Joseph, Anna, and Simeon.
Accepting the Most Royal of Invitations: To Suffer
by Elizabeth Scalia . October 15, 2020 .
The Strangeness of God
by Bishop Robert Barron . September 20, 2020 .
Our very brief first reading is taken from the magnificent fifty-fifth chapter of the book of the prophet Isaiah. This section of Isaiah—which stretches from chapter forty through chapter fifty-five—is one of the most theologically sophisticated and illuminating passages in the entire Old Testament. Nowhere is Israel’s theology of God…
A Chapter That Changed My Life: “Diary of a Country Priest”
by Dr. Tod Worner . August 24, 2020 .