Elizabeth Barron Death – Elizabeth Barron, beloved mother of Bishop Robert Barron has sadly passed away. She died on Thursday 3rd August 2023 surrounded by her beloved family. She was announced dead by Bishop Robert Barron on Friday through a post that says “Friends, my mother passed away last night. She was 101 years old and was beloved by my family and so many friends”. The actual cause of her death has been known.
Who is Bishop Robert Barron?
Robert Barron is of Irish heritage, and he was born on November 19, 1959 in the city of Chicago. He was raised in Detroit for the majority of his childhood before moving to the Chicago suburb of Western Springs later on in life. His mother was a homemaker while his father worked as a national sales manager for a famous food distributor known as John Sexton & Company. His father went away in 1987, and his mother was a homemaker. Both Robert and his sister have a brother named John Barron who is employed for the Sun-Times Media Group in the role of publisher. Robert also has a sister.
Barron started reading Thomas Aquinas while he was a student at Fenwick High School, which is a private Dominican high school. During that time, he became interested in the works of Thomas Aquinas. Later on, he made the decision to pursue his secondary education at Benet Academy, a Benedictine boarding school in Massachusetts, from which he graduated in 1977.
Bishop Robert Barron Education
Barron first enrolled at the University of Notre Dame, located in Indiana; but, he later made the decision to attend Mundelein Seminary, which is located in Mundelein, Illinois. After that, he applied to and was granted admission to the Basselin Scholar program at the School of Theology of the Catholic University of America in Washington, District of Columbia. In 1981, he graduated with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree from the institution, and two years later, he got a Master of Philosophy degree.
The study of Karl Marx’s political philosophy was the primary topic of his master’s thesis. After that, in 1986, he completed his studies at Mundelein Seminary and received a Licentiate in Sacred Theology degree.