Does God need us? Why would he create us (or anything) if he didn’t? How is God’s relationship with us and with the world different than any other religion’s account? How does it change the way we love? Bishop Robert Barron, head of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester and Word on Fire, discusses how the Christian distinction answers all of those questions and more.
Check out Bishop Barron’s new video on Mrs. Davis!
The God of Faith and Reason by Msgr. Robert Sokolowski
Our conversation on human ecology continues with Dr. Jennifer Frey, who dives deeper into the mind of the Church and the work of the Institute for Human Ecology. Then (19:15), we celebrate Mother’s Day with Kara by talking about Lady Bird. The prestigious 2017 movie has a surprisingly nuanced take on family life and love-related wounds, without turning its nose up at Christianity.
Sacred & Profane Love podcast
Rerum Novarum by Leo XIII
Centesimus Annus by John Paul II (37-39)
2011 Address to the German parliament by Benedict XVI
Laudato Si by Francis (155)
Check out the cool way this image from the movie is composed, with Our Lady of Guadalupe in the background right next to Christine.