All Things Catholic with Dr. Edward Sri

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

188 episodes of All Things Catholic with Dr. Edward Sri since the first episode, which aired on September 4th, 2017.

  • 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.

  • Battling Temptation

    March 2nd, 2021  |  25 mins 18 secs
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    What should we do when we are tempted by the devil? Dr. Sri reminds us of the reality of the devil’s temptations in our lives and walks us through Christ’s response to the devil’s attacks during his passion. Learning from Jesus’ example and words, we come away with three practical ways to resist the devil’s temptations.

  • Leading Family Closer to Christ (with Erin & Fallon Scanlan)

    February 23rd, 2021  |  26 mins 39 secs
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    Do you have family members who have fallen away from the faith?

  • Taming the Beasts Within

    February 16th, 2021  |  21 mins 9 secs
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    As we enter into Lent, Dr Sri. draws our attention to the scene in the Gospel when Jesus enters into battle with Satan and the wild beasts in the desert for forty days. We learn about the symbolism of wild beasts in Scripture, and how lent gives us an opportunity to rise above our comforts and carry the cross with Jesus.

  • 3 Timeless Lenten Practices

    February 9th, 2021  |  28 mins 20 secs
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    As we prepare for lent, it is easy to get carried away finding new and creative lenten practices and forget the simple purpose of this liturgical season. Today, Dr. Sri brings us to the heart of the Catholic tradition of lent and reminds of the three timeless lenten practices that will help us make space in our hearts for God this lent.

  • Giving Yourself Completely to God

    February 2nd, 2021  |  20 mins 51 secs
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    Do you ever feel like God is asking to give more of your heart to him? Today, Dr. Sri teaches us how to take that next step in our faith journey so that we can offer our whole lives to God and experience his love on a deeper level.

  • Finding Christ in the NFL ( with Joe Reitz)

    January 26th, 2021  |  24 mins 1 sec
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    Dr. Sri sits down with former NFL player, Joe Reitz to talk about faith, family, and football. Joe opens up about his experience living out his Catholic faith while he was in the NFL , and how he continues to follow Christ today as a husband and father.

  • Lord Have Mercy

    January 19th, 2021  |  15 mins 49 secs
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    God’s mercy is the most profound expression of his love. Today, Dr. Sri unpacks the beauty behind the "Lord have mercy" prayer we say during mass, and provides us with Biblical context to better understand the meaning and power of God's mercy.

  • From the Holy Land: The Baptism of Christ

    January 12th, 2021  |  21 mins 10 secs
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    What’s so special about the Jordan River? Today, Dr. Sri helps us look at the baptism of Christ the way a first-century Jew would have, explaining the symbolism behind his ministry.

  • What Really Guided the Magi to Jesus?

    January 5th, 2021  |  17 mins 38 secs
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    Was it really a star that led the Magi to Jesus? Today, Dr. Sri talks about different theories of what could have guided the Magi to the nativity.

  • A New Year's Message from Dr. Edward Sri

    December 29th, 2020  |  2 mins 42 secs
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    As we get ready to welcome the new year, Dr. Sri reflects back on the year and shares a special message for all his listeners.

  • Do You Have Room for Them?

    December 22nd, 2020  |  13 mins 38 secs
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    Are you experiencing sadness or disappointment this Christmas? That’s okay, because Mary did too. Today, Dr. Sri talks about the meaning of Luke 2, and what this could mean for our prayer and preparation for the Christmas season.