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Now displaying: February, 2020
Feb 24, 2020

With the beginning of Lent right around the corner, Bishop Barron talks about this ancient period of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving in preparation for Easter, and offer several recommendations on how to have a more spiritually powerful Lent.

A listener asks: If God made us in his image, and the family is composed of a husband, wife and children, then is there a motherly dimension in God?

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Feb 17, 2020

Stoicism is experiencing a cultural moment, especially among Millennial techies. What is this ancient school of philosophy? Why is it experiencing a revival? And how does it compare to Christianity? Bishop Barron discusses all that and more in today's episode of the "Word on Fire Show."

A listener asks if the word “holy” means set apart for a particular purpose, what exactly does it mean when we say God himself is holy?

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Feb 10, 2020

How did Bishop Barron get drawn into the life of the mind? What are his reading and writing habits like? In this episode, he discusses the intellectual life and gives advice to aspiring intellectuals.

A listener asks which literature books Bishop would recommend for a Catholic high school English class.

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Feb 3, 2020

In today’s episode, Bishop Barron fields questions from people all over the world, including:

  • How do I evangelize in remote areas where people are simple, and can’t even read the Bible, without dumbing down the message?
  • What’s the Catholic response to worry and anxiety?
  • Was Purgatory divinely revealed or just a human invention?
  • How to evangelize young people about hot-button issues without sounding preachy and condemnatory?
  • When praying, should we always go to God with requests or can we sometimes just praise him?
  • How can God be outside the universe but still have an effect on it?
  • Can you talk about Rabbi Wolpe’s argument against the Trinity, that if God is perfect, how could there be three persons in the Trinity?

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