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 288: What Is Our Biggest Wound, Lord?

    June 24th, 2024  |  21 mins 32 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary continue with their series on forever changing the way we make decisions, this week bringing to the Divine Physician, “What is our biggest wound?”

  • Episode 287: Praying with the Mindset of a Steward (Full Episode Rerelease)

    June 18th, 2024  |  29 mins 28 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, the second in a series on discerning God’s plans, Fr. John and Mary discuss how to pray with “the mindset of a steward,” in order to discern God’s plans for our marriages, families, parishes, schools, and more.

  • Episode 285: The Answer to the Question

    June 10th, 2024  |  34 mins 15 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary take a break from their regular format of breaking open the Word of God and start a summertime series that will change forever the way we make decisions.

  • Episode 284: Who Wrote the First Gospel

    June 3rd, 2024  |  31 mins 13 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary break open the worst day in human history and why it is that God's response to this should fill us with great hope.

  • Episode 283: O Mad Lover!

    May 27th, 2024  |  25 mins 48 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary consider how Jesus on the cross fulfills the startling promises of the covenant made in the Old Testament.

  • Episode 282: Don't Forget!

    May 20th, 2024  |  22 mins 12 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary discuss the critical role constantly remembering all that God has done for us plays in our own lives and in helping children come to know His love and power.

  • Episode 281: Know Your Audience

    May 13th, 2024  |  20 mins 25 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on how the same Spirit who enabled the Apostles to speak in new languages wants to enable us too to speak of the mighty acts of God in words that people will understand so that they too might come to know God’s unfathomable love for them.

  • Episode 280: God is Not A.W.O.L.

    May 6th, 2024  |  28 mins 43 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr, John and Mary look at the ascension of our Lord and address a few things we might need to unlearn, a few things we might need to learn, and then apply this great solemnity to our mission as disciples today.

  • Episode 279: We're All Wrong About Him

    April 29th, 2024  |  28 mins 3 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary return to “Cornelius’ house” in Acts 10, discuss the “Gentile Pentecost”, and offer a helpful prayer reflection that can allow the Holy Spirit to fall anew on us and heal our distorted understanding of God the Father and of us.

  • Episode 278: Not What You Think It Means?

    April 22nd, 2024  |  35 mins 4 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary dive into the person of Paul, and draw several practical applications from his transformation from savage persecutor of Christians to the greatest missionary of all time.

  • Episode 277: Are We Christians at Risk?

    April 15th, 2024  |  19 mins 19 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about an extraordinary conversation they had with two people whose lives were radically changed by Jesus, much like the lame man in Acts 4:8-12, and the non-negotiable nature of prayer in the life of the disciple.

  • Episode 276: You Asked for the Wrong Jesus

    April 8th, 2024  |  24 mins 31 secs
    christianity, detroit, evangelization, fr. john riccardo, gospel, parish renewal, priest

    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary ponder the significance of the very first miracle in the Acts of the Apostles and the startling fact that there were two Jesus’ put before the crowds on Good Friday…and before us today.