This week, Bishop Barron answers questions from all over the world. If you have a question, be sure to visit  
In Stephen Hawking's new book, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, published just a few months after his death, the famed scientists suggests that God does not exist and the universe does not require an explanation. Is he right? Bishop Barron discusses those claims in today's episode.  
Today we share a sample lesson from Bishop Barron's flagship course inside our new Word on Fire Institute. His 12-part course is on Hans Urs von Balthasar, and it explores Balthasar's impact, his major works, and his key ideas. This first lesson covers Balthasar's life and times. Enjoy! NOTE: To get the other 11 lessons from the course, sign up today for the Word on Fire Institute >>
A few days before leaving for the 2018 Synod on Youth in Rome, Bishop Barron hosted a listening session with a group of young people at Villanova Preparatory School in his region. The goal was to invite the kids to share their ideas, desires, and concerns, so that Bishop Barron could bring those insights with him to the Synod discussions. Today we share the audio of that discussion. Enjoy! NOTE: Be sure to visit to see all of Bishop Barron's daily video updates from the Synod!
Today marks the grand opening of the Word on Fire Institute! It's one of the pillars of our Word on Fire movement, and it's a place where you'll find online training in evangelization, theology, and the spiritual life. You'll get courses taught by Bishop Barron, his Word on Fire team, and world-class professors. In today's episode, we get more details from Bishop Barron and learn how to sign up. Click here to learn more >> Bonus Link >> Bishop Barron's Reddit Q&A
Bishop Barron recently set out on a missionary journey to the UK! In this episode of the Word on Fire Show, the Bishop discusses this great adventure while on the road with Word on Fire Producer, Joseph Gloor.

Topics Discussed

  • 0:04 - Introduction
  • 3:30 - What were the grave sites like in Scotland?
  • 10:00 - What is the Catholic take on Adam Smith's market economy?
  • 15:00 - Where is Arthur's Seat?
  • 20:00 - What does Haggis taste like?
  • 23:00 - What did Bishop Barron discuss in his talk at The Usher Hall?
  • 27:00 - Listener Question: What will Bishop Barron talk about in Liverpool?