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Meet the Rector

Father Robert Barron

Very Reverend Robert Barron, was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1986.  He served as associate pastor of Saint Paul of the Cross Parish before undertaking post-graduate studies in France.  Upon completion of his doctorate, he joined the faculty of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary.  Father Barron has held a number of positions at Mundelein, including chairperson and professor in the Department of Systematic Theology and associate director of the Doctor of Ministry Program.  Additionally, Father Barron founded Word on Fire, a Catholic evangelism ministry.  He is the author of eight books, including  The Strangest Way: Walking the Christian Path, Creation as Discipleship,  A Study of the DePotentia of Thomas Aquinas in Light of the Dogmatik of Paul Tillich, Thomas Aquinas: Spiritual Master, And Now I See:  A Theology of Transformation, Heaven in Stone and Glass and Bridging the Great Divide and The Word on Fire: Proclaiming the Power of Christ and of the Priority of Christ: Toward a Postliberal Catholicism. Articles on theology and the spiritual life have appeared in numerous journals. Father Barron received the M.A. (Philosophy) from the Catholic University of America, the S.T.B., M.Div., and S.T.L. from the University of St. Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary and the S.T.D. from the Institut Catholique de Paris.


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Dr. Denis McNamara on the Feehan Memorial Library, Part 3

Dr. Denis McNamara on the Feehan Memorial Library, Part 3

Scripture and Liturgy with Fr. Douglas Martis, Director of the Liturgical Institute

 Scripture and Liturgy with Fr. Douglas Martis, Director of the Liturgical Institute

Heroic Priesthood: A new film by Father Robert Barron

Heroic Priesthood: A new film by Father Robert Barron

Dr. Denis McNamara on the Architecture of the Feehan Memorial Library, Part 2

Dr. Denis McNamara on the Architecture of the Feehan Memorial Library, Part 2

Director of the Liturgical Institute, Fr. Douglas Martis, Ph.D., S.T.D., introduces Sacramental Theology

Director of the Liturgical Institute, Fr. Douglas Martis, Ph.D., S.T.D., introduces Sacramental Theology

Dr. Denis McNamara on the Feehan Memorial Library, Part 1

Dr. Denis McNamara on the Feehan Memorial Library, Part 1

Fr. Robert Barron, "The Archetypes of the King in the Old Testament"

Fr. Robert Barron, "The Archetypes of the King in the Old Testament"
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