You Were Born for This with Fr. John Riccardo

You Were Born for This with Fr. John Riccardo

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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June 21, 2021 20 min
In this episode, ACTS XXIX shares a favorite and inspired homily from Bishop Daniel Flores given many years ago now on Jesus' crucial question, "Do you want to leave me too?" To learn more about ACTS XXIX, visit our website (www.actsxxix.org). We've published a book! Check out The Christian Cosmic Narrative: The Deep History of the World. (https://www.actsxxix.org/storestock/p/tccn)
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In this episode, Fr. John and Mary discuss a crucial distinction between our personal story and the story, the importance of stories in general, and some practical things we can do this summer to know the story more deeply. To learn more about ACTS XXIX, visit our website (www.actsxxix.org). We've published a book! Check out The Christian Cosmic Narrative: The Deep History of the World. (https://www.actsxxix.org/storestock/p/tc...
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June 7, 2021 23 min
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...
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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=...
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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!
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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!
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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
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April 12, 2021 20 min
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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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March 1, 2021 27 min
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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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