Bishop Robert Barron

Thumbnail 20150924cnsnw0405 3 Lessons for Young Catholics

Last week, I had the privilege of speaking to around nine thousand middle school and high school students from the Catholic schools of the Los...

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Thumbnail ragnar lothbrok 3 Reasons Why "Vikings" is the Most Religiously Interesting Show on TV

At the prompting of some of my younger colleagues at Word on Fire, I spent time during a recent vacation getting caught up on the History Channel...

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Thumbnail the samaritan woman at the well 4 Lessons on Divine Mercy from the woman at the well by Bishop Robert Barron

I had the enormous privilege last week of addressing English-speaking priests from around the world who had gathered in Rome for a special Jubilee...

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Thumbnail marriage feast at cana gaetano gandolfi A bride and groom; The bride and groom

Two weeks ago, I had the great good pleasure of presiding at the wedding of my niece, Bryna. She has been, all her life, a lovely girl, full of joy...

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Thumbnail arrivalship "Arrival" and the Unique Manner of God's Speech

Like E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Starman, Independence Day, and a host of similar films over the past thirty years, Arrival explores...

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Thumbnail ben hur Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, a Tale of Grace

Lew Wallace’s nineteenth century novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, inspired two silent movies in the early decades of the twentieth century and...

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Thumbnail nye Bill Nye is Not the Philosophy Guy

Reliable sources have informed me that for the millennial generation Bill Nye is a figure of great importance, due to his widely-watched program...

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Thumbnail bishop barron evangelizing photo by karl fredrickson on unsplash cna Bishop Barron: How to evangelize the 'nones'

Orlando, Fla., Jul 4, 2017 / 11:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The way we evangelize should grab the world by the shoulders and shake it out of its...

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Thumbnail bishopbarron002 Bishop Barron to head U.S. bishops’ Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis

Well before he was named auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, Bishop Robert Barron was known throughout the universal Church for his evangelization...

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Thumbnail thomas aquinas college campus Bishop Robert E. Barron to preside at Thomas Aquinas College Convocation Day Mass and matriculation

SANTA PAULA, CA—August 18—Auxiliary Bishop  Robert E. Barron will offer the opening Mass of the Holy Spirit at Thomas Aquinas College on August 22...

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Thumbnail krakow wyd credit marco mancini cna Catechetical youth site aims to share mercy at World Youth Day

Krakow, Poland, Jul 19, 2016 / 11:32 am (CNA).- Poland has been known as the heart of the Divine Mercy devotion since the 1930s and also boasts the...

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Thumbnail doctor strange 2016 wallpaper hd 800x450 “Doctor Strange,” Scientism, and the Gnostic way station

Scott Derickson’s new film, Doctor Strange, has received rave reviews for its special-effects, its compelling story-telling, and the quality of its...

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Thumbnail catholic night dodger stadium bishop barron Dodgers host first-ever ‘Catholic Night’

On Sept. 2, Dodger Stadium served as the center of a massive Venn diagram of local Catholics and lifelong fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers, as the...

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Thumbnail catholicnight dodger stdium Dodger Stadium to host Catholic Night

Dodger Stadium will host the first annual Catholic Night with the ceremonial first pitch by Auxiliary Bishop Robert E. Barron of Santa...

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Thumbnail amorislaetitia francis1 First thoughts on “Amoris Laetitia” from Bishop Robert Barron

On a spring day about five years ago, when I was rector of Mundelein Seminary, Francis Cardinal George spoke to the assembled student body. He...

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Thumbnail cima awards 2016 For stories that ‘transcend daily life’: CIMA presents 23rd annual entertainment awards

These days, when many perceive heaven and Hollywood to be polar opposite, mutually exclusive destinations, it’s easy to forget that film and faith...

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By now most of you are probably aware of the depressing statistics regarding the "nones," that is to say, those in this country who claim no...

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Thumbnail frbarron How to not be a 'beige Catholic,' according to Bishop Barron

Catholics in America today need to find ways to engage the culture with truth, and avoid “beige Catholicism” that seeks to be dominated by the...

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