Episode Archive

163 episodes of You Were Born for This with Fr. John Riccardo since the first episode, which aired on December 16th, 2019.

  • Episode 162: The Power of the Gospel in Denver and Beyond

    January 24th, 2022  |  20 mins 16 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk with Tim Glemkowski of the Archdiocese of Denver and continue the conversation they had with him in November about their ongoing work on the Synod on Synodality and the fruit of the archdiocesan wide Advent preaching series on the gospel.

  • Episode 161: Jesus' Ordinary Way of Healing Can Be Ours

    January 17th, 2022  |  27 mins 50 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary take a look at Mark 1:17 and see in it a remarkably simple yet powerful way we can bring Jesus' healing into the lives of those around us.

  • Episode 160: Boot Camp With ACTS XXIX

    January 10th, 2022  |  20 mins 10 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary invite men and women to prayerfully discern whether the Lord is inviting them to join us in getting in shape spiritually and physically for the purpose of mission.

  • Episode 159: Why Holiness is the Foundation for Mission

    January 3rd, 2022  |  15 mins 8 secs
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    In this episode Fr. John and Mary talk about what holiness is through the lens of Our Lady's fiat.

  • Episode 158: You Can't Have Him!

    December 27th, 2021  |  19 mins 25 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary break open one of the most amazing stories they've ever heard about the power of God's Divine Mercy and why we should never lose hope.

  • Episode 157: Invasion On! God Lands Behind Enemy Lines to Rescue His People!

    December 25th, 2021  |  22 mins 16 secs
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    In lieu of a conversation with Fr. John, Mary invites us all to listen to a Christmas homily from Father John that has touched many deeply and changed the way we think about the Incarnation.

  • Episode 156: Something Momentous This Way Comes!

    December 20th, 2021  |  21 mins 4 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary look at the genealogy of Jesus that we'll hear on Christmas Eve and talk about why it is a source of such great hope for us right now.

  • Episode 155: Learning to Trust From Mary

    December 13th, 2021  |  25 mins 39 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about Father's new book, "Learning to Trust From Mary: Meditations on the Rosary" and in a particular way invite us to deepen our trust in Jesus through Mary's companionship.

  • Episode 154: They Are Not the Enemy

    December 6th, 2021  |  25 mins 48 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary apply the biblical truth that "the enemy is the enemy" to what's happening in our country right now around the abortion issue.

  • Episode 153: I Had the Second Coming of Jesus Wrong For Most of My Life!

    November 29th, 2021  |  24 mins 47 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary have a candid conversation about how they think they had the Second Coming of Jesus wrong for most of their lives and why getting clear on it can help us understand our mission as disciples now.

  • Episode 152: Is Jesus the King of Our Speech?

    November 22nd, 2021  |  24 mins 34 secs
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    In this episode, Father John and Mary reflect on the Kingship of Jesus and the ramifications of that for how we speak about people and situations.

  • Episode 151: I Didn't Know I Could Do That?

    November 15th, 2021  |  19 mins 43 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the amazing power of God in us that most of us fail to tap into.