Robert Barron
family life

family life

It was Fr. Robert Barron who set my homily thinking off this week in preparation for this Sunday's feast of the Holy Family. In his Word on Fire homily for the feast...

heroic priesthood

heroic priesthood

I have been privileged over the past couple of months to live and study with some of the young priests who feature in a brief new video called "Heroic Priesthood." Tap...

Noah

Noah

Since the release of the new movie "Noah" a few days ago, many Christian commentators have written negatively about the movie. It is encouraging therefore to read Fr....

R.E. Congress 2014

R.E. Congress 2014

I am often inspired by the clarity, attractiveness and depth of Fr. Robert Barron's reflections. This weekend  (13-16 March) he was a keynote speaker at the Archdiocese...

sermon podcast

On this Food For Faith website I will soon be offering regular podcasts which you will be able to subscribe to and listen to on your phone while driving to work. I have...

a new year of faith

a new year of faith

For the thirteen months of the Year of Faith, this Icon of Mary the Mother of the Church has travelled the parishes and schools of the diocese of Christchurch. The icon...

word on fire

word on fire

It is Sunday evening and I have just arrived home after celebrating the last of the four Sunday Masses here in the Hurunui. I'm just about to pour a beer and have a...

Francis & Barron

Francis & Barron

TIME magazine's decision to name Pope Francis as the 2013 person of the year has met with widespread positive response. In this clip Fr Robert Barron offers a helpful...

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Annunciation

Annunciation

With her encounter with the angel, Mary’s life became an adult adventure of mature faith.

growing up

growing up

Thomas was not doubting as much as seeking; he was expressing the desire of one who truly yearns for adult faith.

blessed assurance

blessed assurance

The point of this Easter Season is that we personally experience the 2024 reality of God in Jesus Christ present with us.

so much colour

so much colour

Jesus is present, alive, active, with us and filling our existences with the cosmic and eternal colour of abundant life.

let’s get physical

let’s get physical

Turn to Jesus today begging him to reveal himself personally, intimately and physically