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You Were Born for This with Fr. John Riccardo

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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.

Location:

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 110: Heralds of Hope in an Age of Despair

1/18/2021
Got Hope? In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about their sense of what’s happening culturally, politically, and ecclesially and the urgency to understand what real hope is. To learn more about ACTS XXIX or to follow us on social media, please visit https://linktr.ee/ACTSXXIX

Duration:00:31:18

Episode 109: Do we really believe God speaks?

1/11/2021
Subordinate everything to prayer! In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about how prayer and work are not to be juxtaposed but rather subordinated to each other. Also, our new "Thoughts from the Trailer" weekly article is introduced! To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:25:14

Episode 108: The Christian Cancel Culture!

1/4/2021
Jesus Can Handle Your Past! In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary remind us that the message of the gospel is that Jesus doesn’t cancel us—He cancels our sin! To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:35:38

Episode 107: Turning the Page of 2020

12/28/2020
What’s Your Magnificat? In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary invite Dcn. Steve to the mic and talk about the year we’re leaving behind and encourages us to press into gratitude, no matter what. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:19:29

Episode 106: The Gift

12/21/2020
Hope for a weary world! In this episode, we want you to enjoy an anointed Christmas homily Fr. John preached two years ago and be filled anew with the gift of hope. Merry Christmas everyone! To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:22:23

Episode 105: The Mission, the Mission, the Mission!

12/14/2020
Let’s move the arrows! In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about the imminent unveiling of the mission of God in the Christmas season and the importance of getting clarity on the mission of Jesus and ours. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:39:34

Episode 104: No love, no Eucharist!

12/7/2020
No love, no Eucharist! In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about a story that occurred in 390 when a Roman emperor who had been refused communion by his bishop publicly repented and returned to the Church. Do we believe that things like this can happen today? To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:37:35

Episode 103: Watch!

12/1/2020
Get ready, watch, prepare, the King is coming back! In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about the season of Advent, encouraging us to be hopeful and yet sobered. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 102: In Everything Give Thanks!

11/23/2020
Gratitude is not dependent upon circumstances! In this episode, using St. Paul as a model, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about the importance of gratitude, not only this week of Thanksgiving, but every day of our lives. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:31:59

Episode 101: Got Courage?

11/16/2020
The Church's Urgent Need for Courageous Leadership! In this episode, Fr. John welcomes Commander Kevin Haney, former US Navy fighter pilot and leadership and ethics instructor at the Naval Academy, to talk about the need for courage in these apostolic days in the Church. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:40:28

Episode 100: Are We Perishing?

11/9/2020
Is Jesus in the Boat or Not? In this episode, Fr. John, Nick and Mary talk about the storms of life and unpack what the Word of God has to say about what the disciple can expect in this life. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:29:25

Episode 99: No Matter What Happens, Stay Sane!

11/2/2020
An Antidote for the Insanity! In this episode, Fr. John and Mary unpack the wisdom of Scripture and talk about how we can maintain sanity in these days, reminding us that the mission of the disciple is unchanging. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:21:50

Episode 98: What Would John Paul II say?

10/26/2020
In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about the ongoing unrest and uncertainty and encourage calm and trust in the Lord Jesus.

Duration:00:32:07

Episode 97: A Conversation Between Three Brothers, Part II

10/12/2020
In this episode, Fr. John shares the mic with Fr. Patrick Schultz and Fr. Ryan Mann from the Diocese of Cleveland and have an honest conversation about their journey to the priesthood, preaching, their joys and their challenges. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:30:36

Episode 96: A Conversation Between Three Brothers, Part I

10/5/2020
A refreshing and honest exchange between three priests who are deeply in love with Jesus! In this episode, Fr. John shares the mic with Fr. Patrick Schultz and Fr. Ryan Mann from the Diocese of Cleveland and have an honest conversation about their journey to the priesthood, preaching, their joys and their challenges. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:40:01

Episode 95: What Can One Woman or One Man Do?

9/28/2020
Jump into the slingshot and let God mobilize you for mission! In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, Mary talk about the impact one person can have if they're attentive to the Holy Spirit’s inspiration. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To pre-order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:23:15

Episode 94: Preach It!

9/21/2020
In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary invite Dcn. Steve to the mic and have a conversation about preaching and offer some helpful thoughts when preaching on difficult topics. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To pre-order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:38:11

Episode 93: How to Think, Speak, Act, and Pray When People Hate Us

9/14/2020
Never forget the dignity of the one who may be your enemy! In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about the current cultural climate of contempt and a way forward to navigate difficult conversations with love. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To pre-order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:35:17

Episode 92: A Real Conversation About Where We are in the Church

9/7/2020
A Real Conversation About Where We are in the Church In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary have an honest conversation about where we are in the Church and the role each of us can play to bring about transformation. To learn more about our apostolate, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To pre-order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:31:48

Episode 91: We Need a Win!

8/31/2020
There’s a lot of newsreel out there. Make sure you’re watching the right reel! In this episode, Fr. John, Nick, and Mary talk about the fact that there’s a lot of newsreel out there but the only reel worth watching is the gospel. To learn more about our ministry, please visit our website https://actsxxix.org. To pre-order Fr. John Riccardo's new book, visit...

Duration:00:30:01