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Bishop Barron on Stephen Colbert and Providence

Bishop Robert Barron

September 3, 2015


In a recent interview, comedian Stephen Colbert was asked about the pain of losing his father and two brothers as a young boy. Colbert’s remarkable answer, which referenced a line by J.R.R. Tolkien, helps us see how God’s providential purposes stretch infinitely beyond what we can immediately grasp.