Is Fr. Barron going all hippie nonviolent on us? Has he always been this way or is this a new turn? I have to admit, I haven’t listened to too much of his stuff. But this is refreshing to hear.
From Word on Fire: It is easy to think the Church’s great Marian feasts are sentimental or quaint. But really just the opposite is true. Here are Father Robert Barron’s reflections on today’s Feast of the Queenship of Mary, a dramatic celebration which demands that we acknowledge that:
“There is one decision that you have to make: which army are you in? Every other decision will follow from that one.For whom are your fighting? There is Satan’s army and there is Christ’s army... Satan – in a million ways – in a will try to lead you into his army which means you will try to walk the way of hatred, violence, egotism and cruelty.That is the decision that you have to make:Am I in that army or am I in Christ’s army? Am I going to fight the good battle of love, compassion and nonviolence?”