Reading the Signs of the Times
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 22, 2009 .
How do we know what's going on? How do we read the signs of the times? We could do so politically, sociologically, culturally, or economically. But the Bible insists that the world should be read theologically. What precisely is God doing and why? This sermon is about how to do this.
The Ten Commandments
by Bishop Robert Barron . March 15, 2009 .
Scott Hahn refers to these famous laws as 'our declaration of dependence.' They teach us how to center our lives radically around God and his demands. They signal our total dependence upon the Lord. How wonderful that we meditate on them in the midst of Lent.
Eckhart Tolle’s "A New Earth" Commentary by Fr. Robert Barron
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 21, 2009 .
Another video from Fr. Barron and Word on Fire commenting on subjects from modern day culture.
by Bishop Robert Barron . January 4, 2009 .
The feast of Epiphany gives us the occasion to reflect on a distinction that is much in vogue today between spirituality on the one hand and faith on the other. The Magi represent all that is good and true and beautiful in religious seeking. But they come to the tradition of Israel to find the right focus for their spiritual quest.
Render to Caesar
by Bishop Robert Barron . October 19, 2008 .
The Gospel for today raises the famously complex question of the relationship between "religion" and "politics." Though there is a legitimate distinction between the two, this can never turn into a separation. We should certainly render to Caesar what is Caesar's, but we must never forget that even Caesar belongs to God.
As High as the Heavens
by Bishop Robert Barron . September 21, 2008 .
The Biblical manner of dealing with the problem of evil is neither to deny the fact of evil nor the fact of God's existence. Rather, it is to stress the transcendence and inscrutability of God's ways. What looks like pure evil or dumb suffering to us finds its place within the providential plan of a mysterious God.