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Scientism and God’s Existence – Father Barron Comments

Fr. Robert Barron

Well, given the ruminations of Stephen Hawking and Daniel Dennett and Richard Dawkins, one would have thought that the absolute limits of scientistic arrogance had been reached, but I suppose that we have to think again… Watch and listen to Fr. Barron’s commentary on “Scientism and God’s Existence” Father Barron can be found on the Internet at: Word On Fire […]

Is Hell Crowded or Empty?

Fr. Robert Barron

Rob Bell is an evangelist and pastor – a leader in this emerging church movement. He’s written a book called Love Wins and it’s a book about eternal life. And he stakes out a more or less Universalist position meaning everyone get’s saved, so in the end, everyone gets to heaven. And it’s kicked up a controversy… Watch and listen […]

“The Dark Knight Rises” – A movie review by Fr. Barron

Fr. Robert Barron

Well all religions deal in one way or the other with the problem of evil – both how to explain it and how to solve it. Think of the example of Buddhism which proposes that all life is suffering and the way out is… Watch and listen to Fr. Barron’s movie review of “The Dark Knight Rises.” (Spoiler Alert) Father […]

“To Rome With Love” – A movie review by Fr. Barron

Fr. Robert Barron

Who would have thought 20 years ago that Woody Allen would emerge as a defender of traditional morality? But I don’t know of a way to avoid that conclusion… Watch and listen to Fr. Barron’s movie review of “To Rome With Love.” Father Barron can be found on the Internet at: Word On Fire CATHOLICISM Please help us in our […]

The Devil: A Father Barron Commentary

"St. Michael the Archangel"

Well, in the sixth chapter of Mark’s Gospel we find the account of Jesus sending his disciples out on a mission. They’re going to preach, they’re going to heal… but the first thing he tells them is, “You have authority over unclean spirits.” When they return from the mission, the first thing they tell him is… Watch and listen to […]

The Holy Spirit: A Father Barron Commentary

One of my favorite texts in the New Testament is Galatians, Chapter 5, because people ask you all the time when you are a priest, “How do I know what God wants me to do?” … Watch and listen to Fr. Barron’s commentary on “The Holy Spirit.” Father Barron can be found on the Internet at: Word On Fire CATHOLICISM […]

Fr. Barron comments on “Why Catholics Leave the Church”

Well, just recently I got an advanced copy of a survey that will come out in an edition of America Magazine pretty soon… Watch and listen to Fr. Barron’s commentary on “Why Catholics Leave the Church”…. Father Barron can be found on the Internet at: Word On Fire CATHOLICISM Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate […]

Listen to the Exsultet (Easter Proclamation) for 2012

ResurrectionThe Resurrection

The joy of Easter and the Risen Lord is upon us… Christ is Risen!  Truly, He is Risen! Have you heard the new translation of the Exsultet intoned? I was privileged to proclaim again the Exsultet, the Easter Proclamation that recounts the saving action of God in our lives, as well as in our history as His people. Listen to […]

Fr. Barron comments on “The HHS Mandate: Anti-Catholic and Un-American”

  Well, some years ago, a seminal book was written by a Holy Cross Father James Burtchaell called The Dying of the Light – the thesis of which was, a number of universities in America that began under religious auspices and for religious purposes… think of University of Chicago, Yale, Princeton, Harvard… These universities began as explicitly religious, devolved by […]