Tag: Bishop Robert Barron

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Teaching, Videos

Why Too Much Power in One Place Is a Bad Thing

Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube Friends, by a basic and healthy instinct, Catholic social teaching wishes power to be shared widely throughout local communities, overcoming tyranny and promoting charity. The Church advocates neither absolutist statist control nor indifferent individual freedom. Instead, it holds out an economics and politics of…

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Teaching, Videos

There’s Nowhere to Run

Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube Friends, this Sunday we hear the story of Jonah, a narrative about the acceptance (or rejection) of God’s mission. What would happen if every single person in our society commenced to embrace his or her mission from God? Jonah converted the entire city, from…

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Teaching, Videos

Bishop Barron on The Devil

Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube In this short video Bishop Robert Barron (Fr. Barron at the time) discusses the many aspects of the devil, his deceit, deception and murderous activity, but he also emphasises that we don’t have to be beholding to these dark powers. The devil has been…

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Culture, Science & Society, Videos

The Social Dilemma

Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube A hit Netflix documentary, “The Social Dilemma,” is a film about the dark side of social media explained by the Silicon Valley innovators behind it. In this episode of “The Word on Fire Show,” Bishop Barron discusses some of the film’s insights and offers…

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Audio Podcasts, Presentations

Using YouTube & Social Media to Demystify Christianity & God

Bishop Barron, a bishop in the Catholic Church, has embraced “new media” and is gaining popularity on YouTube for his accessible and clear discussions on the Bible, Catholicism and God. Whether you are a Christian or not, believe in God or not, you will find this episode fascinating as Bishop Barron demystifies what is often presented in a dogmatic and inaccessible way.

Teaching, Videos

Joy for the Brokenhearted

Friends, today is Gaudete Sunday. It is a command to rejoice, for Jesus has made us rich through his entrance into poverty. We are reminded both by Pope Francis and the Gospel reading that we must reach out to those on the periphery, suffering from poverty—whether economic, political, or existential—just as Christ has done for us.

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Naming What We All Know

Friends, Advent is when we reflect upon the arrival of our Savior who came to ransom his people. We cannot think to ourselves, “I’m basically fine, spiritually.” Rather, we must be penitent; we must remember our lonely captivity. This liturgical season is about shaping softened hearts, making them ready for our coming King.

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The One True King

Source: Bishop Robert Barron via YouTube Friends, Christ is the King of all things. His rule is characterized not by totalitarianism or despotism, but rather by lovingkindness and sacrifice. He constantly reaches out his hands to defend the weak and sick, going to the limits of godforsakenness to bring back…

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Teaching, Videos

Overcoming Extremism in the Church

Source: Bishop Barron on YouTube Church: Clerically Speaking Podcast (Part 2) Friends, in this second video clip from the Clerically Speaking Podcast with Fr. Harrison Ayre and Fr. Anthony Sciarappa, our discussion centers on the theology of the Church, or ecclesiology. I express my concerns regarding the abuse scandal, the…