Tag: Bishops

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In his 1987 Christmas address to the Roman Curia, Pope St. John Paul II, deviated from the custom of giving a year-in-review address and instead spoke of a new vision for the Church. The work of the great Swiss theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar had suggested that four biblical images of the Church, based on […]

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Hey, fellow Catholics! How about some good news for a change?  Pope Francis has said and done a lot of things lately that have us tying ourselves in knots to explain. But this one I’m pretty sure His Holiness got exactly right. Father Robert Barron, founder of the best-selling theology series Word on Fire, has […]

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In Father Robert Barron’s popular reflection on Lent, he refers to St Thomas Aquinas in proposing that everything we possess is given to us by God so that we may give it to others.  It is true that we are called to share all that God gives us. Sometimes that involves inviting others to join […]

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