All Things Catholic with Dr. Edward Sri

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 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.

  • How to Live as Strangers in a Strange Land

    December 15th, 2020  |  24 mins 57 secs
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    How do we remain faithful to Jesus amid those misunderstandings, pressures, and even persecutions that we face living in a secular culture? It's not easy being Catholic today, but if we look at the story of Israel in Salvation history, we can find great strength and consolation. Today, Dr. Sri teaches us how to live as strangers in a strange land by looking at prophet Daniel in the Bible and how he remained faithful to God in times of persecution.

  • Is Mary Human? Immaculate Conception Explained

    December 8th, 2020  |  27 mins 5 secs
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    If Mary was immaculately conceived, is she really human? Did she actually have free will? Today, Dr. Sri explains the dogma of the immaculate conception and helps us understand how we can still relate to Mary even though she was sinless.

  • Do You Want to Be Happy? Practice These 4 Things

    December 1st, 2020  |  17 mins 2 secs
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    There are four virtues that every human person needs to live a happy and successful life- prudence, temperance, courage and justice. Today, Dr. Sri explains how these cardinal virtues allow us to flourish in our careers, personal goals, and relationships.

  • Longing for a Savior: Advent 2020

    November 24th, 2020  |  19 mins 29 secs
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    Advent is a season of expectation, longing and hope. No matter how chaotic the world may be around us, we place our joy and hope in Christ because we know he will save us. Today, Dr. Sri unpacks a prophecy in the book of Isaiah that brings us to the heart of advent and also offers us hope in our turbulent times. By understanding the biblical context of Christ’s birth, we can enter more deeply into this beautiful season in the Church.

  • 3 Keys to a Virtuous Life

    November 17th, 2020  |  22 mins 51 secs
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    We are trained to run businesses, build skyscrapers and create rockets, but we don’t know how to build the most basic things in life; friendship, marriage, and family. Today, Dr. Sri continues his discussion on virtue and teaches us how to educate ourselves in the virtues, how to intentionally practice the virtues in our daily lives, and how to rely on God’s grace to grow in virtue.

  • Virtue: Giving God Our Best

    November 10th, 2020  |  20 mins 50 secs
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    It’s not enough to just have good values, we need virtue to put those values into practice and really see a difference in our lives. Drawing from the Catechism and Scripture, Dr. Sri explains what virtue is, and why it’s important to have virtue in order to be truly free.

  • Cultivating Interior Freedom

    November 3rd, 2020  |  25 mins 26 secs
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    Do you long to be free on the inside? All of us struggle with fears in life that keep us from achieving interior freedom and peace. Today, Dr. Sri encourages us to cultivate an interior freedom that does not depend on external circumstances. He walks us through the three stages of achieving interior freedom and explains why our character plays a big role in our journey to interior freedom.

  • Lord Help My Unbelief: Doubts or Difficulties?

    October 27th, 2020  |  25 mins 3 secs
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    Do you find yourself struggling with certain Catholic moral teachings or doctrines sometimes? Today, Dr. Sri explains the difference between doubting and turning to God with our difficulties accepting everything the Catholic Church teaches. Using examples from the Gospel, he offers us practical tips to help us entrust our questions to God with great faith.

  • Making Every Holy Communion Count

    October 20th, 2020  |  24 mins 39 secs
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    Do we really see a difference in our lives every time we receive Jesus in Holy Communion? It can be easy to receive the Eucharist frequently without realizing the power it can have in our lives. Today, Dr. Sri explains the Biblical roots of Holy Communion to help us appreciate it better, and walk away changed every time we receive Jesus at Mass.

  • Just Following "My Conscience"

    October 13th, 2020  |  25 mins 34 secs
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    How do we know if we are truly making the right moral decisions? Our conscience affects all kinds of decisions we make in life- from the shows we watch to the way we vote and everything in between. Today, Dr. Sri explains the Catholic view on conscience and emphasizes the importance of forming it according to God’s plan.

  • The Story of Our Lady of the Rosary

    October 6th, 2020  |  20 mins 19 secs
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    This week the Catholic church celebrates the feast of our Lady of the Rosary and honors her miraculous intercession in the iconic Battle of Lepanto in 1571. Dr. Sri shares with us the historical context and story behind this important feast and reminds us of the power of Our Lady’s intercession when we entrust seemingly impossible situations to her.

  • The Angels: Fighting Our Spiritual Battles

    September 29th, 2020  |  29 mins 27 secs
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    Angels are real and they are at work in the world. Today, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of the archangels- St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael. Dr.Sri explains the nature of angels and teaches us how to develop a friendship with the angels that surround us.