All Things Catholic with Dr. Edward Sri

About the show

Join well-known theologian and author Edward Sri for weekly insights on understanding and living out the Catholic faith. Delve deeper into the Bible, prayer time, virtue, relationships, marriage and family and culture with practical reflections on all things Catholic. Don't just go through the motions. Live as an intentional Catholic, a disciple of Jesus Christ.

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Episodes

  • Why Catholics Exalt the Cross

    September 14th, 2021  |  23 mins 59 secs
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    Why do Catholics exalt the Cross? Today, the Church celebrates the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Dr. Sri explains the history behind this great feast day, and how the Cross reveals the love of Christ and teaches us to lean on our heavenly Father in times of suffering. 

  • Imagine Mary's First Communion

    September 7th, 2021  |  15 mins 52 secs
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    Have you ever wondered what it would have been like for Mary to receive her first Holy Communion? Dr. Sri invites us to reflect on the mystery of that moment, and explains the profound connection between Mary carrying Jesus in her womb and a person receiving Communion.

  • “Lord, I Am Not Worthy” - Words That Made Jesus Marvel

    August 31st, 2021  |  19 mins 20 secs
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    Who was the Roman Centurion? What makes his words so remarkable that they amazed Jesus and now precede the most important moment in Mass—the reception of Jesus’ body into our own bodies? Dr. Sri reveals how this surprising figure of faith and humility models the way we should approach our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Holy Communion—and in all that we do.

  • The Wedding Supper of the Lamb

    August 24th, 2021  |  21 mins 31 secs
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    At every Mass, Jesus invites us to be his bride in the mystical wedding supper of the lamb. Today, Dr. Sri unpacks the biblical significance of the image of the wedding supper of the lamb mentioned in the book Revelation, and helps us see Christ as the bridegroom of our souls.

  • Do Not Be Anxious

    August 17th, 2021  |  25 mins 14 secs
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    Do you easily get anxious about the concerns of this world, or about the future? Drawing from the work of St. Thomas Aquinas, Dr. Sri breaks down the roots of an anxious heart, and how we can overcome anxiety so we can live in Jesus’ peace.

  • Overcoming Indecisiveness

    August 10th, 2021  |  24 mins 18 secs
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    Following through with our decisions can often feel overwhelming and paralyzing. Dr. Sri teaches us today about the virtue of decisiveness, and how God wants us to set us free from the fears that hold us back from committing to our decisions.

  • How to Make Good Decisions

    August 3rd, 2021  |  26 mins 49 secs
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    How do we learn to make decisions we won’t regret? Dr. Sri teaches us about the virtue of prudence, and why this virtue is so important when it comes to making good decisions that orient us towards love and goodness.

  • How the Virtues Changed My Life

    July 27th, 2021  |  19 mins 34 secs
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    How can we possibly learn to love like Christ? Today, Dr. Sri shares a powerful story about how reading Thomas Aquinas' work on the virtues changed his life and helped him to love his wife, his family, and God the way he truly desired.

  • Rediscovering the Art of Living

    July 20th, 2021  |  21 mins 26 secs
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    Pope Benedict XVI once said that we have lost the “art of living,” but what does that really mean? Today, Dr. Sri dives into what it means to rediscover the art of living, and how we can pass it on to our friends, family, and loved ones. The world likes to tell us that the highest form of enlightenment is thinking for ourselves and ridding our lives of traditions, but in doing so we’re also ridding them from the teachings of the Church, and of the summation of our faith.

  • The Time for Apostolic Mission is Here

    July 13th, 2021  |  25 mins 39 secs
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    Although the Catholic Church is facing many challenges today, the faith will never die. Dr. Sri reminds us that as we continue to navigate an increasingly secular culture, we also approach new and exciting opportunities for apostolic mission. It’s clear that our approaches need to change in the home, in parishes, in seminaries, and in schools so that Christ can bring about a renewal and his Church and in our hearts.

  • The Mass Explained: God Speaks His Word

    July 6th, 2021  |  18 mins 54 secs
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    God speaks to each one of us directly at every Mass, but most of us miss it. Today, Dr. Sri reminds us of the power of God’s Word spoken to us in the Liturgy of the Word and shows us how to receive God’s Word into our hearts in a personal and transformative way.

  • 3 Ways to Encounter God’s Mercy

    June 29th, 2021  |  17 mins 57 secs
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    Do you have a hard time receiving God’s love and mercy? Today, Dr. Sri shows us the three ways we can encounter God’s mercy during Mass when we recite the simple yet powerful “Lord, have mercy” prayer.

  • How to Read a Church

    June 22nd, 2021  |  17 mins 23 secs
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    The architecture of a Catholic Church is not random, it's meant to share the story of our faith. In this special episode, Dr. Sri joins us from the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome to teach us how to read a Catholic church. Using this historic Basilica as an example, Dr. Sri helps us understand and appreciate the rich theological meaning behind its architecture.

  • The Mass Explained: I Confess

    June 15th, 2021  |  20 mins 47 secs
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    When we publicly acknowledge our sins in front of God and others at Mass, we are reminded that our personal sin affects the body of Christ. Today, Dr. Sri breaks down the purpose and meaning behind the Confiteor prayer we recite during the penitential act of the Mass.

  • The Mass Explained: The Lord Be With You

    June 8th, 2021  |  25 mins 3 secs
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    Do you have a hard time entering into the Mass? It’s easy to just go through the motions during the introductory rites of the Mass when we don’t understand their meaning. In this three part series of the Mass Explained, Dr. Sri breaks down the biblical significance of the opening prayers of the Mass so we can prepare ourselves to fully encounter Christ.

  • How to Live Corpus Christi

    June 1st, 2021  |  22 mins 26 secs
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    If you doubt that the Eucharist is truly the body of Christ, then celebrating the great feast of Corpus Christi can open the eyes of your heart. Dr. Sri explains the significance and history of the feast of Corpus Christi, and offers us four practical ways to celebrate it with true devotion.