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

  • 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.

  • The Real Presence is Real

    May 25th, 2021  |  23 mins 12 secs
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    Do we truly believe that the Eucharist is the real presence of Jesus? Today, Dr. Sri reminds us that the God of the universe is dwelling among us in all the tabernacles of the world. He encourages to live a Eucharistic faith so that we may draw near to Jesus who longs to be close to us.

  • Lift High the Cross

    May 18th, 2021  |  24 mins 46 secs
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    Does God just want us to feel good about ourselves? Therapeutic Christianity has become increasingly popular because it emphasizes the part of the Gospel that makes us feel good but ignores the reality of the Cross. Today, Dr. Sri highlights three dangers of therapeutic Christianity which has become increasingly popular in our culture. We learn that we must not shy away from the Cross, for in the Cross we find true freedom.

  • Mary’s Queenship: The Crown of Discipleship

    May 11th, 2021  |  18 mins 35 secs
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    If we want Christ’s kingdom to truly reign in our hearts, let us learn from Mary. As we honor Mary during the month of May, Dr. Sri highlights how Mary’s queenship exemplifies three key biblical aspects of discipleship- she listened to God's voice, she gave up everything, and she persevered through sufferings. If we do these three things we too can reign with Christ.

  • Are All Religions Just the Same?

    May 4th, 2021  |  25 mins 9 secs
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    Is picking a religion just like picking an ice cream flavor? Does it just come down to personal preference? We live in a society that has normalized religious relativism and reduced belief to individual taste. Today, Dr. Sri explains how to navigate the major differences between religions, and teaches us why as Christians, we cannot conform God to our personal opinions.

  • The Voice of the Good Shepherd

    April 27th, 2021  |  24 mins 3 secs
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    Do you recognize the voice of Good Shepherd in your life? Do you have a sense that God is guiding and leading you? Dr. Sri teaches us how to practically hear the voice of Christ in our lives so we can follow him faithfully just as the sheep follows his shepherd.

  • Keeping Kids Catholic

    April 20th, 2021  |  23 mins 11 secs
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    Nothing comes close to the influence of parents in the religious formation of their children. Today, Dr. Sri looks at the latest sociological research on religious parenting so we can better understand how to raise kids in the Catholic faith in contemporary society. He summarizes the four main principles that every parent should learn when passing on the faith to their children in today's secular age.

  • The Power of Confession

    April 13th, 2021  |  22 mins 14 secs
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    When our prayer is dry and something seems off within us, it might be time to go to confession. Today, Dr. Sri reminds us of the power of confession, and helps us to understand this sacrament in the context of God’s love so we can encounter God’s mercy without fear and shame.

  • Did Jesus Really Descend Into Hell?

    April 6th, 2021  |  18 mins 3 secs
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    What do we mean when we profess that Jesus descended into hell after his death? Today, Dr. Sri unpacks this mystery of the Catholic faith and shows us how Jesus’ descent into hell is a crucial aspect of our salvation and a source of hope when we find ourselves in deep darkness.

  • Jesus' Final Prayer

    March 30th, 2021  |  18 mins 10 secs
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    As we enter into Holy Week, we remember the moment Jesus entrusted his life into the hands of the Father on the Cross. What might the Father be inviting you to place into his hands? Today, Dr. Sri explains the significance of this prayer, and encourages us to also place our lives in the loving hands of the Father.

  • Do Not Weep For Me

    March 23rd, 2021  |  22 mins 36 secs
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    At first glance, Jesus' words to the weeping women of Jerusalem on his way to Calvary can seem strange and harsh. Today, Dr. Sri unpacks the meaning behind the eighth station of the cross. He shows us how Jesus' response to the women demonstrates that even during his Passion, Jesus never focused on himself.

  • St. Joseph: The Silent Hero

    March 16th, 2021  |  26 mins 38 secs
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    This week, the Catholic Church celebrates one of the most important people in all of Biblical salvation history- St. Joseph. Dr. Sri explains why St. Joseph is such a crucial figure in the Catholic faith, and shares the virtues and attributes that make this saint such an admirable hero.

  • Why Judas Betrayed Jesus

    March 9th, 2021  |  26 mins 12 secs
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    How can someone so close to Jesus suddenly turn away from him and betray him? Judas’ tragic betrayal of Jesus reminds us that sin always begins in the heart. Dr. Sri offers us various possible explanations for Judas’ betrayal of Jesus and teaches us how to avoid turning away from Christ.