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WOF 124: Listener Q&A with Bishop Barron

April 23, 2018

Bishop Barron answers several listener questions during this episode, ranging from classic education to the Great Story of Israel to living the faith while under persecution. Enjoy this listener Q&A episode!

Topics Discussed

  • 0:04 – Updates about Confirmation season
  • 2:00 – Video made by students at Bishop Sullivan High School (Virginia Beach, VA)
  • 5:00 – What do you think about the movement promoting Catholic classical education?
  • 7:40 – Does Psalm 23 demand some sort of prosperity Gospel (e.g., Joel Osteen)?
  • 11:00 – What books do you recommend to understand God’s relationship with Israel, and the Great Story?
  • 14:30 – What do make of the Scripture that says, “God did not do the evil he had been planning to do.” How should we read this?
  • 18:00 – What key topics and elements do you think every parish religious education program should have?
  • 22:15 – Is it possible to be gluttonous in the pursuit of knowledge about God? How do we address that?
  • 25:45 – What did John Paul II do to facilitate the downfall of communism?
  • 30:15 – Any advice for people living in places where you can’t outwardly practice your faith?

Bonus Resources