The Bishop Who Refuses to Dumb Down the Faith: The Word on Fire Show

While intentionally seeking more daily silence, I'm also grateful for the invention of earbuds.  They're not not entirely a blessing, of course.  Earbuds can further the ever-growing problem of isolation. They can override the "still, small voice" by drowning it in mindless noise. But selective listening, fully present to the voice that's speaking, is a … Continue reading The Bishop Who Refuses to Dumb Down the Faith: The Word on Fire Show

Dialog in a Divisive Time: Bishop Barron, Dave Rubin and the Space Between

A Catholic bishop and an atheist engaged in a warm public conversation when Dave Rubin invited Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron for a sit-down on The Rubin Report not long ago.  Their hour-long conversation is available in two YouTube segments (Belief, Faith and the Church Sex Scandal and Abortion, Gay Marriage and Porn).  It's … Continue reading Dialog in a Divisive Time: Bishop Barron, Dave Rubin and the Space Between