LENT “Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Lively Virtues” video series by Bishop Robert Barron. Join Fr. Charles Orchard CC via ‘Zoom’ on six Thursdays at 7:30pm from Feb. 18 – Mar. 25. Consider how to counteract the seven deadly sins with the ‘seven lively virtues’ so we can discover the right path to healing and happiness. There is a Study Guide (approx. USD 15.00) that you may purchase directly from the supplier. To register, send an e-mail to:  [email protected]  with ‘Lent series’ in the subject line.

Seven Deadly Sins & Seven Lively Virtues

Pride, envy, anger, sloth, gluttony, avarice and lust are all patterns of dysfunction within us that lead to unhappiness. Bishop Barron explains the nature of these sins and offers a corresponding virtue for each one, giving practical advice on how to instill this virtue in your own life.

We will continue using the Zoom online format for the six weeks of lent.

Each evening will include the presentation of a video online and a time for discussion and prayer with Fr. Charles Orchard and fellow parishioners. 

Biographical Information

Bishop Barron is a #1 Amazon bestselling author and has published numerous books, essays, and articles on theology and the spiritual life. He is a religion correspondent for NBC and has also appeared on FOX News, CNN, and EWTN.

Bishop Barron’s website, WordOnFire.org, reaches millions of people each year, and he is one of the world’s most followed Catholics on social media. His regular YouTube videos have been viewed over 50 million times and he has over 3 million followers on Facebook.

Bishop Barron was ordained a priest in 1986 in the Archdiocese of Chicago, and then appointed to the theological faculty of Mundelein Seminary in 1992. 

He served as the Rector/President of Mundelein Seminary University of St. Mary of the Lake from 2012 until 2015.

On July 21, 2015, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Barron to be Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He was ordained bishop on September 8, 2015.