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 190: The Biggest Mission Field in the World

    August 8th, 2022  |  16 mins 39 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary ask for prayers for some work with college students this week and continue to break open everything related to the launch of The Rescue Project.

  • Episode 189: The Rescue Project Is Coming!

    August 1st, 2022  |  22 mins 40 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode Fr. John and Mary talk about the launch of The Rescue Project on August 20 and offer practical suggestions on how to best prepare to run it.

  • Episode 188: What Does It Take?

    July 25th, 2022  |  21 mins 39 secs
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    In this episode Fr. John and Mary reflect upon a couple of recent encounters and how God reminded them the goal isn’t to win arguments but people and what it can often take to do that.

  • Episode 187: Who's With You?

    July 18th, 2022  |  19 mins 3 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on a few lessons they learned at a recent team offsite they were fortunate to have at Gettysburg.

  • Episode 186: Why Does He Do it?

    July 11th, 2022  |  21 mins 27 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary take a look back at the Gospel from last Sunday, the parable of the Good Samaritan, and reflect on one of the reasons Jesus gives Himself to us in the Eucharist.

  • Episode 185: The Physician is the Medicine

    July 4th, 2022  |  24 mins 32 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on the simple but life-changing truth that Jesus is inviting us to friendship.

  • Episode 184: Mission Starts Now!

    June 27th, 2022  |  23 mins 56 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary catch up again with Jim Musgrave, a seminarian intern with ACTS XXIX, about the insights the Lord is teaching him right now.

  • Episode 183: A Movement Begins

    June 20th, 2022  |  20 mins 36 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary give thanks to God for the abundant graces He poured out on the Rescue Project LIVE event in Columbus and issue a clarion call to bring this movement across the country.

  • Episode 182: Worldly Minds With Catholic Patches

    June 13th, 2022  |  28 mins 27 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the National Eucharistic Revival and the need to recover a sacramental vision of reality.

  • Episode 181: Is It Really Just a Day?

    June 6th, 2022  |  21 mins 15 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary encourage us to make Pentecost a daily celebration and to ask the Lord to clothe us with power from on high so we may be more credible witnesses to a world desperately in need of hope.

  • Episode 180: Who is God Calling to the 21st Century Priesthood

    May 30th, 2022  |  26 mins 52 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary have a conversation with seminarian Jim Musgrave who is interning with ACTS XXIX this summer and talk about his journey into discerning the priesthood.

  • Episode 179: Does God Acts?

    May 23rd, 2022  |  23 mins 59 secs
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    In this episode, against the backdrop of the letter from Archbishop Cordileone to Speaker Pelosi, Fr. John and Mary ask the direct question, "Does God act?"