Episode Archive

215 episodes of You Were Born for This with Fr. John Riccardo since the first episode, which aired on December 16th, 2019.

  • Episode 214: Time to Detox

    January 30th, 2023  |  26 mins 30 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about the absolute importance of wasting time with God.

  • Episode 213: Yeah, But How Do I Do It?

    January 23rd, 2023  |  27 mins 3 secs
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    In this episode, Father John and Mary go deeper with the principle, Restoring the Initiative to God, and talk about how do you “listen to God.”

  • Episode 212: Restoring the Initiative to God

    January 16th, 2023  |  44 mins 47 secs
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    Fr. John shares a recent preaching on the importance of restoring the initiative to God; to learn how to seek His good plan for our life.

  • Episode 211: Maybe We Need to Get Even More Basic

    January 9th, 2023  |  27 mins 51 secs
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    In this episode Father John and Mary share some exciting news about The Rescue Project, ACTS XXX media and an image from the Lord to start this new year.

  • Episode 210: God Does Not Lie!

    December 26th, 2022  |  21 mins 30 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary encourage us to ask the Holy Spirit to impress upon us that God is always faithful to His promises.

  • Episode 209: Walking With Mary in Times of Uncertainty

    December 19th, 2022  |  19 mins 50 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on what it is Our Lady can teach us when life is unclear.

  • Episode 208: Hosting a Parish Wide Conversation with The Rescue Project

    December 12th, 2022  |  49 mins 42 secs
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    In this episode, Father John and Mary invite Fr. Thomas Haan, pastor of St. Louis de Montfort in Fishers, Indiana along with Brian Freyberger, Director of Evangelization and Jeff Hess of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, to talk about why and how they launched The Rescue Project in their parishes.

  • Episode 207: Benedict, Europe and Getting Our Hearts Aligned to God’s

    December 5th, 2022  |  25 mins 22 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on what St. Benedict (the patron of Europe) might have to say to us as Catholics living here and now in the USA.

  • Episode 206: It’s Just a Matter of Time

    November 28th, 2022  |  22 mins 4 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary reflect on several passages from the Book of Revelation that allow us even now to see how it all ends, so that we might live each day with quiet hope.

  • Episode 205: Conversation Starters for Thanksgiving

    November 21st, 2022  |  18 mins 10 secs
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    In this episode, Albert joins Fr. John and Mary and talk about the primacy of praise and gratitude, particularly as we celebrate Thanksgiving this week.

  • Episode 204: Living Life Backwards

    November 14th, 2022  |  26 mins 20 secs
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    In this episode, Fr. John and Mary talk about how we, as disciples of Jesus, are to prepare for our own death.

  • Episode 203: Grieving with Great Hope

    November 7th, 2022  |  33 mins 5 secs
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    In this episode, since November is a grace filled time to pray for our departed loved ones, Fr. John and Mary break open what grieving as disciples of Jesus looks like.