Jan. 24, 2017: Beauty and Evangelization
The Annual Charles S. Casassa Chair Lecture in Catholic Social Values, cosponsored by the Academy of Catholic Thought and Imagination
BEAUTY AND EVANGELIZATION
Featuring Bishop Robert Barron
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Roski Dining Commons, University Hall
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
What is the relationship among the beautiful, the good, and the true? How do these concepts relate to evangelization? Join us at Loyola Marymount University for a lecture and discussion with Bishop Robert Barron, Episcopal Vicar of the Santa Barbara Pastoral Region in Los Angeles and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.
Additional support provided by the Catholic Studies Program, the Center for Religion and Spirituality, and the Office of Mission and Ministry.
About Bishop Barron:
The Most Reverend Robert E. Barron is the Episcopal Vicar of the Santa Barbara Pastoral Region, one of the five Pastoral Regions in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He was appointed Titular Bishop of Macriana of Mauritania and Auxiliary Bishop in 2015. Bishop Barron received a M.A. in Philosophy from the Catholic University of America in 1982 and a Doctorate in Sacred Theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris in 1992. He is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and the host of “CATHOLICISM,” a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary about the Catholic faith which aired on PBS. A #1 Amazon bestselling author, Bishop Barron has published numerous books, essays, and articles on theology and the spiritual life. He has also appeared on several media outlets including NBC, PBS, FOX News, CNN, and EWTN. Bishop Barron's website, WordOnFire.org, reaches millions of people each year. Next to Pope Francis, he is the most-followed Catholic leader on social media. His regular YouTube videos have been viewed over 18 million times. Bishop Barron's pioneering work in evangelizing through the new media led Francis Cardinal George to describe him as “one of the Church's best messengers."