How Should I Discern the Priesthood? (#AskFrBarron)
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 29, 2014 .
Another video from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.
Really, Truly, and Substantially Present
by Bishop Robert Barron . August 26, 2012 .
The Lord Jesus is not speaking metaphorically about eating his flesh and drinking his blood - he has come to make of his own Body and Blood real food and drink. This revelation was and continues to be a stumbling block for many, but the faithful accept the mystery of the gift of Christ's Real Presence that is given to the Church in the Blessed Sacrament.
The Twelve and the New Israel
by Bishop Robert Barron . July 15, 2012 .
This week, Mark relays the story of Jesus giving the Twelve Apostles their "marching orders," the instructions on how they would go out and spread the word to the world. Notably, he tells them to go "two by two," laying the foundation for the communal nature of the Church. They are to bring nothing but the simple tools to keep them moving forward, and they are be resolute in fighting the demons of the world-injustice, corruption and dysfunction. These were as much instructions for the Apostles as they are instructions for us to fulfill the mission of the Church today.
Life Lived in the Spirit
by Bishop Robert Barron . June 3, 2012 .
The Holy Spirit thrives on the actions we take and decisions we make out of love, joy, peace, patience and more. These aren't abstract ideas that result in an internal satisfaction, they have concrete ramifications, rippling out into the world and affecting real, good change. When we choose light over darkness, participate in the sacraments, the Holy Spirit fill us.
Adam, David, and Jesus
by Bishop Robert Barron . December 18, 2011 .
Adam had a kingly mission. However, he became a bad king. David was meant to restore kingship to its proper form. However, he failed too. But Christ, the Lord, is the King who sets everything aright and restores creation. His kingdom rivals all others.