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Word on Fire
Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, is a bestselling author, speaker and cultural commentator. Fully embracing the new media, he founded the evangelical Catholic media organisation, Word on Fire, which now reaches millions worldwide.
In a short online video reflection packed with suggestions for enriching one’s spiritual life in a time of isolation, he comments:
Blaise Pascal said, “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” This Pascalian 'mot' has come to my mind a good deal in recent days as our entire country goes into shutdown mode due to the coronavirus. Perhaps we could all think of this time of semi-quarantine as an invitation to some monastic introspection, some serious confrontation with the questions that matter—some purposeful sitting alone in a room.
Click here to watch this video and to access many other of Bishop Barron’s online resources.