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 147: I Can’t! You Can! Please Do!

    October 18th, 2021  |  19 mins 54 secs
    #godwantshisworldback, #youwerebornforthis, christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary address the common experience of many Christians trying to fix themselves rather than allowing the Holy Spirit to do it.

  • Episode 146: Those Who Are With Us Are More Than Those Against!

    October 11th, 2021  |  20 mins 18 secs
    #godwantshisworldback, #youwerebornforthis, christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the encouraging reality that is the communion of saints and that they’re not simply watching us from afar, but rather praying for us and cheering us on.

  • Episode 145: Radio Free World

    October 4th, 2021  |  26 mins 3 secs
    #godwantshisworldback, #youwerebornforthis, christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary liken God's Word in its capacity to give hope and encouragement to how Radio Free Europe did the same for those living behind the Iron Curtain.

  • Episode 144: A Call for Artillery Cover

    September 27th, 2021  |  21 mins 5 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fasting, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, prayer, priest, rescued project

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the Rescue Project and invite everyone to pray and fast for this new ACTS XXIX initiative.

  • Episode 143: Make Time For Beauty This Week

    September 20th, 2021  |  21 mins 16 secs
    #godwantshisworldback, #youwerebornforthis, christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the transformational power of beauty.

  • Episode 142: Weep With Those Who Weep

    August 30th, 2021  |  21 mins 24 secs
    #afghanistan, #godwantshisworldback, #youwerebornforthis, christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary let the Word of God shape how they respond to the tragic events in Afghanistan this past week.

  • Episode 141: History Isn't A Series of Random Events No Matter How It Seems

    August 23rd, 2021  |  19 mins 21 secs
    #godwantshisworldback, #youwerebornforthis, christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary discuss how even the most seemingly ordinary events can have a momentous impact on another's life and even world history.

  • Episode 140: Do You Want To Be Healed?

    August 16th, 2021  |  21 mins 56 secs
    #godwantshisworldback, #youwerebornforthis, christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, healing, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about how God both wants to heal us now and send us to be agents of healing to those around us.

  • Episode 139: Got Anxiety? Try This!

    August 9th, 2021  |  20 mins 19 secs
    #godwantshisworldback, #youwerebornforthis, anxiety, christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary invite listeners to join them in a simple proposal so as to allow the Lord to protect our minds and hearts from anxiety.

  • Episode 138: The Rescued Project

    August 2nd, 2021  |  15 mins 29 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest, the rescued project

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary discuss an exciting new project ACTS XXIX is creating to help as many people as possible be overwhelmed by the gospel.

  • Episode 137: Bringing Transformation to Catholic Education

    July 26th, 2021  |  30 mins 36 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary welcome Msgr. James Shea, President of University of Mary and discuss the true purpose of Catholic education.

  • Episode 136: Gearing Up Mentally, Spiritually, and Physically for Battle

    July 19th, 2021  |  33 mins 6 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary welcome Dcn. Steve and USMC Major Sharon Sisbarro and have a conversation about how we can draw on some wise principles from the Marine Corp that easily apply to the Christian life.