Sunday, February 21, 2010


Word On Fire and Fr. Barron have released a new trailer for CATHOLICISM.

You can view it here:

Friday, March 21, 2008

Updated Website

The Word on Fire website has been updated and modernized. Please enjoy a full restoration of features such as iTunes Podcast. The URL (Website address) is just the same as before

Thanks for you patience and support during this interim period.

Have a Good Friday and a blessed and Happy Easter!

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

An Introduction to The Catholicism Project

videoFr. Barron is developing a series of Videos titled "The Catholicism Project". This series will be a monumental production explaining theological and liturgical issues central to Catholicism.

Monday, January 21, 2008

Fr. Barron on "All Along The Watchtower"

Fr. Barron speaks on the Bob Dylan song "All Along The Watchtower", and the Biblical connections in the lyrics.

Friday, January 18, 2008

Ignatius Insight Interview with Fr. Barron

Carl Olson, from Iganatius Press, interviews Fr. Barron in the Ignatius Insight magazine titled "A Conversation with a Post-Liberal, Post-Conservative Evangelical Catholic Priest".

Click Here to Read the Interview

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

From the Archives: Fr. Barron in the New York Times

CHICAGO, March 24 — When the Rev. Robert Barron talks about why he thinks Jesus is the answer to what is missing in people's lives, he mentions St. Augustine's writings about the restlessness of the human heart. He also evokes less common figures in Roman Catholic sermons: Mick Jagger and Bono. The Rev. Robert Barron leads an effort by the Archdiocese of Chicago to bring an evangelical twist to traditional Roman Catholic practices.

One sings about not getting satisfaction and the other about not finding what he was looking for, but both rock stars address the same sense of longing, said Father Barron, 46, a theology professor at the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary in Mundelein, Ill.

Read More in the New York Times

Fr. Barron on "No Country For Old Men" (SPOILERS)

Fr. Barron comments on the Coen Brothers film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's "No Country for Old Men"