Line of Grace

Line of Grace Oh, what a picture Father Barron paints! Grace has descended in a nice, straight line through a whole crew of lovely British saints to glorious Colbert. To see this sign is to appreciate all that’s Divine. Colbert

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Father Barron and the Bomb

Here is a guest post by Greg Mockeridge:   It should go without saying that readers of TAC are familiar with the work of Fr. (soon to be bishop) Barron. His presence on You Tube is ubiquitous. He has also

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I AM and Us

[56] Abraham your father rejoiced that he might see my day: he saw it, and was glad. [57] The Jews therefore said to him: Thou art not yet fifty years old, and hast thou seen Abraham? [58] Jesus said to

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Father Barron v. Bart Ehrman: No Contest

      In the category of mismatched adversaries, Father Barron gives us a striking example today: In this most recent tome, Ehrman lays out what is actually a very old thesis, going back at least to the 18th century and

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Andrew Cuomo, Father Barron and Alexis de Tocqueville

Hattip to cartoonist Michael Ramirez for his brilliant Statue of Bigotry cartoon.  A guest post by commenter John By Any Other Name:     Father Robert Barron, who no one could credibly call a firebrand, had a post at National Review

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Lent in a Sinless Age

I have never much enjoyed Lent, of course the purpose of Lent is not enjoyment.  Repentance, mortification, fasting casts for me a gray pallor over this time of year.  Like many things in life I do not like, foul tasting

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Feast Day of the Angelic Doctor

  As a highly Pagan poet said to me: “The Reformation happened because people hadn’t the brains to understand Aquinas.” The Church is more immortally important than the State; but the State has its rights, for all that. This Christian

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Father Barron Reviews For Greater Glory

The Blu Ray and DVD releases of For Greater Glory are coming out on September 11, 2012.  For Greater Glory tells the story of the Cristeros who bravely fought for religious freedom and the Church in the 1920s in Mexico. 

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Solidarity and the Welfare State

An interesting look at Paul Ryan by Father Barron based upon the twin poles of Catholic social teaching:  subsidiarity and solidarity.  It is easy to see how the welfare state, consolidating ever more power in the central government, is destructive of subsidiarity. 

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Father Barron and Edmund Burke on Atheism

    We know, and it is our pride to know, that man is by his constitution a religious animal; that atheism is against, not only our reason, but our instincts; and that it cannot prevail long. But if, in

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Father Barron on the HHS Mandate

Over at National Review Online, Father Robert Barron has, as usual, a perceptive take on what the HHS Mandate means: The secularist state wants Catholicism off the public stage and relegated to a private realm where it cannot interfere with

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The Catholicism Project

Word On Fire Catholic Minstries is currently working on The Catholicism Project and is in the final stages of being completed.  It is a groundbreaking documentary series presenting the true story of Christianity and the Catholic faith, which comes in

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