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Join Fr. John Riccardo, Nick, and Mary 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.

Join Fr. John Riccardo, Nick, and Mary 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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United States

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Join Fr. John Riccardo, Nick, and Mary 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.

Language:

English

Contact:

313-315-3320


Episodes

Episode 130: Don’t shadow box!

6/7/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary continue to discuss the transformation God wants to bring to our hearts so that we might be more conformed to Jesus and more credible witnesses in the world. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, visit our site (https://www.actsxxix.org). Subscribe to our weekly article (https://mailchi.mp/actsxxix/subscribe). We've published our first book (https://www.actsxxix.org/storestock/p/tccn) with a foreword by Fr. John Riccardo!

Duration:00:23:28

Episode 129: An Examination of Conscience Around 1 Corinthians 11

5/31/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the upcoming Feast of Corpus Christi and how this is a great week to do some self-reflection on our own lives as regards the Eucharist. Books and articles mentioned in today's podcast: In Sinu Jesu: When Heart Speaks to Heart, The Journal of a Priest at Prayer (https://smile.amazon.com/Sinu-Jesu-Speaks-Journal-Priest/dp/1621382192/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1ESET4EXENU0N&dchild=1&keywords=in+sinu+jesu&qid=1622387090&sprefix=In+Sinu%2Caps%2C167&sr=8-1), A...

Duration:00:30:57

Episode 128: How Do We Know it’s the Holy Spirit Guiding Us?

5/24/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary have a follow up conversation to last week’s episode and offer some practical wisdom on how to discern the voice of the Holy Spirit. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, visit our site (https://www.actsxxix.org). We've published our first book (https://www.actsxxix.org/storestock/p/tccn) with a foreword by Fr. John Riccardo!

Duration:00:23:17

Episode 127: How Comfortable Would We Be in the First Century Church?

5/17/2021
In this episode Fr. John and Mary talk about the normative experience of the early Church found in the Acts of the Apostles and pose a provocative question for all of us as we approach the Solemnity of Pentecost. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, visit our site (https://www.actsxxix.org). We've published our first book (https://www.actsxxix.org/storestock/p/tccn) with a foreword by Fr. John Riccardo!

Duration:00:23:05

Episode 126: A Prayer for Repentance, Reconciliation, and Unity in the Church, Especially the Priesthood

5/10/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about what the Spirit has been doing among the priests they've been ministering to and issue a call for prayer as we get closer to Pentecost. To purchase our new book from ACTS XXIX Press, The Christian Cosmic Narrative: A Deep History of the World, please visit https://www.actsxxix.org/storestock/p/tccn.

Duration:01:14:42

Episode 125: Only As Strong As Our Foundation

5/3/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Nick discuss how values drive culture and propose some apostolic values for leaders and teams to consider as part of the work of transformation. To purchase our new book from ACTS XXIX Press, The Christian Cosmic Narrative: A Deep History of the World, please visit here (https://www.actsxxix.org/storestock/p/tccn).

Duration:00:34:10

Episode 124: A Conversation with Archbishop Samuel Aquila

4/26/2021
In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary invite Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver to the mic and have a conversation about how the gospel has impacted him personally, the priests of the Archdiocese of Denver, and his hopes for the Church in the U.S. Visit https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/2021/04/14/aquila-denver-eucharist-politicians-teaching-240396 to read more. Special Guest: Archbishop Samuel Aquila.

Duration:00:41:33

Episode 123: Christ Is Risen: So What? Now What?

4/19/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect upon eight of the practical differences the Resurrection of Jesus makes. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX

Duration:00:18:15

Episode 122: Impossible to Describe!

4/12/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about Mary Magdalene’s indescribable response to encountering Jesus and what our response should look like. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX

Duration:00:20:03

Episode 121: Death Has Been Destroyed!

4/5/2021
In this episode Father John, Nick, Mary and Dcn. Steve wish the listeners a blessed Easter and Fr. John shares a word of hope. To watch this episode, please visit our YouTube page (https://youtu.be/ZkPtkH54cT4). To learn more about ACTS XXIX, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX Special Guest: Dcn. Steve Mitchell.

Duration:00:15:33

Episode 120: What Was Jesus Doing on the Cross? Yes, Doing!

3/29/2021
In this episode, Fr. John, Dcn. Steve, and Mary have a conversation about how we can enter into Holy Week with a new understanding of what Jesus was doing on the cross. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX Special Guest: Dcn. Steve Mitchell.

Duration:00:24:08

Episode 119: Is God Giving You Permission to Slow Down and Do Less?

3/22/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the impact of a book they’re reading entitled, The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry and the desire God has for all of us to live more authentically human lives. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX.

Duration:00:24:05

Episode 118: How Does One Appropriately Celebrate the Feast of Our Salvation?

3/15/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on how we should appropriately celebrate the defeat of Death, especially at a time when so many are petrified of dying! To learn more about ACTS XXIX, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX.

Duration:00:20:20

Episode 117: A Look at the Heart and the Mind of a Seminarian

3/8/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about their recent visit to a seminary and offer both a glimpse of what’s going on in the hearts and minds of seminarians and some practical things we can all do to help them prepare for the priesthood. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX.

Duration:01:37:43

Episode 116: Story Time

3/1/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the launch of the ACTS XXIX Press and the publication of their first book by the same author of "From Christendom to Apostolic Mission: Pastoral Strategies for an Apostolic Age". Now available! To order this new book, visit https://www.actsxxix.org/store

Duration:01:43:32

Episode 115: A New Way to Think About the Parish

2/22/2021
In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary invite Dcn. Steve to the mic and discuss an insight and image Fr. John had in prayer and its application to how we think about why the parish exists. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX Special Guest: Dcn. Steve Mitchell.

Duration:01:27:50

Episode 114: Recovering What it Means to be Human

2/15/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the need to let Jesus teach us how to be human and a practical way to do that. To learn more about ACTS XXIX and to sign up for our weekly article, visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX.

Duration:00:25:51

Episode 113: The Absolute Key to the Transformation of the Church

2/8/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about how to approach Lent this year keeping in mind that the goal is nothing less than a transformed life. To learn more about ACTS XXIX and to sign up for our weekly article, visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX.

Duration:00:17:08

Episode 112: Method of the Master

2/1/2021
In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about a recent insight the team had and some practical applications that can bring transformation to the Church and beyond. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX

Duration:00:24:08

Episode 111: Unity and the Increasingly Urgent Mission of the Church

1/25/2021
The unity only God can give! In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the urgency of the mission of the Church in the light of the nation’s conversation right now around the call for unity. To learn more about ACTS XXIX or to follow us on social media, visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX.

Duration:00:34:03