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 Jesus Said to Live

    January 24th, 2023  |  16 mins 59 secs
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    What does it mean to live like Jesus? What does it mean to love as he loved? The answer can be found in the beatitudes. In this special episode on location in the Holy Land, Dr. Sri examines the story of Jesus sharing the beatitudes. He explains the context of the story and what it teaches us about how we are meant to live our lives.

  • The Unique Gifts of Women (with Lisa Cotter)

    January 17th, 2023  |  27 mins 49 secs
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    What is the feminine genius? In this episode, Dr. Sri talks with special guest Lisa Cotter about her new book Reveal the Gift. They discuss the feminine genius, the unique gifts of women, and some of the women featured in Lisa’s book.

  • Find Healing in the Church Part 2

    January 10th, 2023  |  24 mins 45 secs
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    Do you want to be healed? Maybe this sounds like a silly question, but for many it really is hard to accept healing from Christ and his Church. We would rather do things on our time and do them our way. Today, Dr. Sri shares how and why we need healing from Jesus Christ through his Church. He explains what it means to be healed through "earthen vessels."

  • Find Healing in the Church (Part 1)

    January 3rd, 2023  |  25 mins 22 secs
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    We know that we need forgiveness. However, do we also recognize our need for healing? Dr. Sri shares that Jesus is ready to give us both. He explains our need for healing and how we can follow the examples of the saints as we pursue it.

  • Christmas Greetings from the Sri Family

    December 27th, 2022  |  4 mins 37 secs
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    With his family, Dr. Sri shares a special Christmas message. He also shares the musical talents of his son Paul.

  • Fill Your Mind with Christ (Part 3 on Prayer)

    December 20th, 2022  |  20 mins 27 secs
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    Dr. Sri has shared about scheduling prayer and four keys to prayer. Now, he shares about two popular forms of prayer. Dr. Sri also offers his thoughts on why prayer is important and how it impacts our daily lives.

  • 4 Keys to Conversation with God (Part 2 on Prayer)

    December 13th, 2022  |  21 mins 57 secs
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    Are you looking for a simple, straightforward approach to prayer? Dr. Sri shares about the 4 keys that ought to be incorporated into our prayer each day. He explains why each one is important and beneficial to our prayer.

  • The Deep Breath of Prayer (Part 1 on Prayer)

    December 6th, 2022  |  20 mins 22 secs
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    Do we depend on God as much as we depend on oxygen? In the first installment of this two-part miniseries, Dr. Sri shares basic principles of how to prepare our hearts for prayer in order to fully receive what God desires to give to us.

  • My iPhone, My Precious

    November 29th, 2022  |  25 mins 54 secs
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    How much does your phone have control over you? We might not realize it, but the devices we use can have great control over our minds and hearts. In this week’s episode, Dr. Sri uses a prayer from St. Ignatius of Loyola as a roadmap to keep us focused on the world around us instead of the digital world.

  • Emmanuel, God With Us

    November 22nd, 2022  |  25 mins 38 secs
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    As we approach Advent, are there areas of your life that seem empty? This week, Dr. Sri connects our longing for the Lord to the longing of the first century Jews, who inspire us to look deeply into the disposition of our hearts, to weed out fruitless distractions, and to invite God into the areas of life that we long for him to fill.

  • The King & His Kingdom

    November 15th, 2022  |  24 mins 24 secs
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    "I love Jesus...do I really need a Church? Why do we need religion?" In this episode, Dr. Sri reveals how the history of the Kingdom of God is woven with the thread of the inseparable bond of Christ and his Church throughout the Old and New Testaments.

  • On Location From the Holy Land

    November 8th, 2022  |  10 mins 3 secs
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    Is God like ice cream? We live in a culture where people just think God is kind of like ice cream, purely based on my own personal taste. In this special episode recorded on location from Mount Carmel in the Holy Land, Dr. Sri tells us the story of Elijah and the prophets of Baal and reminds us to conform our hearts and minds to the truth and reality of the power of God.

  • Sex and Marriage, Part 3: Listener's Q&A

    November 1st, 2022  |  24 mins 7 secs
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    Please note: This episode contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised. In today's episode, my wife Beth joins me to address the unique challenges Catholics face in their marriage and families. We respond to listener questions about building the emotional climate that we talked about in the first part of this mini-series, as well as improving the work-life balance for the good of the family, how to handle interfaith marriages, as well as finding deeper healing when it comes to sins of lust.

  • Sex and Marriage, Part 2: Physical Unity

    October 25th, 2022  |  18 mins 28 secs
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    “My spouse is in the mood for sex, but I’m not. What should we do?” Whether you’re about to be married or if you’ve been married for decades, Dr. Sri and his wife Beth share practical and spiritual insights from Saint John Paul II, encouraging couples to overcome obstacles by focusing on the needs of their beloved.

  • Sex and Marriage, Part 1: Emotional Unity

    October 18th, 2022  |  19 mins 35 secs
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    How can sex be so beautiful and so bewildering at the same time? Using lessons learned from St. John Paul II's Love and Responsibility, Dr. Edward and Beth Sri reflect on the emotional connections within marital intimacy, and how a couples' preparing their own emotional climate can be the key to achieving deeper physical and spiritual intimacy.

  • Meeting Jesus in the Differences

    October 11th, 2022  |  23 mins 49 secs
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    “Yes, I love you … but could you please stop leaving your things around the house?” God made us male and female, complementary yet different. We can choose to see the differences in our spouse as bewildering frustrations…or we can see them as opportunities to encounter Jesus and love more.