Articles for Barron

July 4: Feast of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

July 4: Feast of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati again and again made the choice to devote his life to the poor and indigent despite his aristocratic upbringing. In 1918 Pier Giorgio joined the Saint Vincent de Paul Society. By that time, he...

Surprising lessons from 10,000,000 YouTube views

In Surprising lessons from 10,000,000 YouTube views Fr. Robert Barron reflects on that milestone. He writes..."John Henry Newman, G.K. Chesterton, Ronald Knox, C.S. Lewis, and Fulton Sheen all wrote substantive but accessible articles for the mainstream press, and...

Is the Catholic Church a proponent of social justice?

Is the Catholic Church a proponent of social justice? Yes, according Fr.Barron (Word on Fire) who reflects on Bl. Georgio Frassati and Social Justice in this week’s readings.

Noah: A Post-Modern Midrash

Fr. Robert Barron of The Word on Fire offer his reflection on the controversial movie Noah. In a post entitled "Noah: A Post-Modern Midrash" he argues the film should be viewed in the time-honored biblical for of literature called "midrash". Midrash is a method of...
Bl. Frassati – SVDP “Saint on Skis”

Bl. Frassati – SVDP “Saint on Skis”

On 4 July, we celebrate the feast day of one of the official patrons for World Youth Day 2013 in Rio. A pipe-smoking mountaineer, Blessed Giorgio was an active member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. In this video, noted media person Fr. Barron tells of his first...

Fr. Barron – criteria, candidates for Pope

Fr. Barron – criteria, candidates for Pope

Fr. Robert Barron, often referred to as one of the Church's foremost communicators, responds to the question of what qualities will the Cardinal's look for. He also offers his insights into those who are being mentioned. As always his interviews are quite good....

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