Bishop Barron "We've got to get in the front lines"

April 22, 2017 (Atchison, Kansas)–Bishop Robert Barron was honored Saturday with the Lumen Vitae award from the monks of St. Benedict’s Abbey of Atchison, Kansas. Barron, an auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles and founder of Word on Fire ministry, accepted the honor at the Kansas monks’ annual Abbot’s Table fundraising event held this year at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

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The Fifth Annual Abbot's Table

The Fifth Annual Abbot's Table

Over 840 people gathered for the fifth annual Abbot's Table in Kansas City.  The monks honored Elmer Fangman, past Dean of Benedictine College, and Bishop Robert Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, with the Lumen Vitae Medal.  The evening featured the videos featuring the monks who are celebrating 160 years of Monastic life in Kansas.  

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