About the show

Join Fr. John Riccardo and Mary Guilfoyle in their podcast, “You Were Born for This with Fr. John Riccardo” where they will talk about anything and everything that has to do with transforming the Church.

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Episodes

  • Episode 178: Restoring the Initiative To God

    May 16th, 2022  |  19 mins 34 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary break open three very practical ways to pray that can be applied in any context in order to know God's plan and where to concentrate our energy and attention.

  • Episode 177: Conducting Ourselves With Grace in the Midst of Trials

    May 9th, 2022  |  23 mins 56 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on the increasing hostility towards the Church in the light of Scripture.

  • Episode 176: I Had No Idea!

    May 2nd, 2022  |  18 mins 33 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary pull back the curtain and share a bit about their ministry to priests and invite everyone to pray for them and think about ways they can come alongside their pastors to help encourage and support them.

  • Episode 175: Striving to Maintain Unity!

    April 25th, 2022  |  25 mins 59 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the constant and ever more urgent need for unity in the Body of Christ and what we can do to help bring this about.

  • Episode 174: Easter with My Cousin Vinny

    April 18th, 2022  |  26 mins 16 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary offer some ways to pray deeply into these extraordinary mysteries we’re celebrating in this Octave of Easter.

  • Episode 173: Out of the Abundance of the Heart His Mouth Speaks: One Way to Know If We Understand Easter

    April 11th, 2022  |  24 mins 22 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on Jesus' words from the cross and share a powerful meditation that can help us not just be recipients of but also dispensers of mercy.

  • Episode 172: Do You Trust Me?

    April 4th, 2022  |  25 mins 58 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the challenge of surrendering everything to God and invite us to pray for the grace of trust as we move into Holy Week.

  • Episode 171: Hope is here!

    March 28th, 2022  |  26 mins 6 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk with Fr. Brandon Macadaeg, Rector of The Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland, CA about how he and his team are mobilizing for mission and offering hope to God’s people coming out of the pandemic.

  • Episode 170: Getting to the Root of the Matter

    March 21st, 2022  |  30 mins 51 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary get very practical about how Jesus can and does heal us from whatever keeps us from living abundant life.

  • Episode 169: When Our Hopes Are Shattered

    March 14th, 2022  |  18 mins 22 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about how Jesus is often mysteriously present to us even when we can't recognize Him and our need to persevere.

  • Episode 168: The Zaccheus Principle

    March 7th, 2022  |  20 mins 17 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary share a recent encounter and offer a practical application for this season of Lent and beyond.

  • Episode 167: Mobilizing for Mission for the People of Ukraine and Russia for Lent

    February 28th, 2022  |  19 mins
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary invite us to enter into Lent on behalf of the people of Ukraine and Russia.