All Things Catholic with Dr. Edward Sri

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • A Biblical Look at the Mass

    September 22nd, 2020  |  23 mins 41 secs
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    Do you long to feel more united to Jesus at Mass? It’s easy to just go through the motions at Mass when we don’t understand the rich symbolism behind all the rituals. Today, Dr. Sri uncovers the biblical symbolism behind the Liturgy of the Eucharist so we can more fully unite our whole lives to Christ during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.

  • Forgiving from the Heart

    September 15th, 2020  |  24 mins 28 secs
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    Do you ever struggle to forgive the people in your life when they hurt you? When people hurt us, it’s easy to get frustrated and defensive but Jesus invites us to be compassionate and forgiving. Today, Dr. Sri teaches us three ways to cultivate a heart of forgiveness in our daily lives.

  • Mary’s Fiat: Trusting God in the Unexpected

    September 8th, 2020  |  23 mins 48 secs
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    Today the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of Mary’s nativity. Mary’s life is a source of wisdom for all of us, particularly when we face uncertain seasons and moments in life. In this episode, Dr. Sri unpacks the mystery of Mary’s fiat, and shows us how we can learn from Mary when life takes unexpected turns.

  • Connecting Gospel Stories

    September 1st, 2020  |  26 mins 5 secs
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    Sometimes we approach the Gospel readings as a sitcom rather than a series. Today, Dr. Sri dives into the Gospel of Matthew to show us how the stories in the Gospel are not isolated events. Dr. Sri teaches us about four key moments in the Gospel of Matthew and explains the historical context behind these stories to grasp the larger story revealed in the life of Jesus.

  • St. Augustine: The Man Who Knew His Weakness

    August 25th, 2020  |  21 mins 33 secs
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    This week, the Catholic Church celebrates the great feast of St. Augustine. Many of us are familiar with his first conversion story but we often forget his second conversion story. Today, Dr. Sri shares St.Augustine’s ongoing conversion and how we can learn from this saint’s complete reliance on God in his weakest moments.

  • Remaining Faithful During COVID

    August 18th, 2020  |  26 mins 3 secs
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    Our hunger for God cannot be forgotten, even during COVID we can find ways to encounter him. Today, Dr.Sri uses St.John Paul II’s leadership and perseverance in Communist Poland to inspire us to seek the sacraments and cling to Christ in a safe but faithful way during COVID.

  • St. Clare of Assisi: The Indomitable Saint

    August 11th, 2020  |  13 mins 20 secs
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    Today we celebrate the feast day of St.Clare of Assisi, a heroic saint who was known for her courage, perseverance, and indomitability in times of trial. In this episode, Dr.Sri shares riveting stories about St. Clare and offers us valuable lessons we can learn from her life. This episode was originally recorded back in 2018 right outside the church of St. Clare in Assisi while Dr.Sri was on pilgrimage.

  • The Radiant Glory of the Transfiguration

    August 4th, 2020  |  17 mins 2 secs
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    Jesus’ Transfiguration is not just a magnificent scene in his life, it’s a sign of what Jesus wants to do in all of us, he wants us to share in his glory. Today, Dr. Sri shows us the parallels between Moses at Mt. Sinai and Jesus at Mt. Tabor during the Transfiguration. Most importantly, he reminds us how Jesus wants to change us so we can also radiate God’s glory.

  • When God Feels Far Away in Prayer

    July 28th, 2020  |  19 mins 30 secs
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    Do you ever have moments or seasons in life when you don’t feel close to God? Although dryness in prayer can be frustrating and defeating, it is a natural part of our relationship with God. Today, Dr. Sri offers us advice to navigate those times when God feels far away, and encourages us to remain faithful no matter how we may feel in prayer.

  • Why the Media We Consume Matters

    July 21st, 2020  |  21 mins 22 secs
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    There is a battle for our minds and modern media often presents images and narratives about life and happiness that are contrary to the Gospel. Today, Dr.Sri explains why the media we consume matters and challenges us to examine whether the media we use is leading us closer to God.

  • Hebrews: The Heavenly Grandeur of the New Covenant (with Dr. Andrew Swafford)

    July 14th, 2020  |  21 mins 29 secs
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    Have you ever wondered where Christ fits in the story of salvation? The letter to the Hebrews in the New Testament beautifully shows us how Christ is the fulfillment of the old covenant and the pinnacle of this story. In this episode, Dr. Andrew Swafford gives us an insight into his new study on the letter to the Hebrews, which unveils the heavenly grandeur of the new covenant. In Christ, we can now experience heaven on earth!

  • The Secret of Parables

    July 7th, 2020  |  26 mins 43 secs
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    Parables in the Gospels represent a key turning point in Jesus' public ministry. By unfolding the details of parables, we can better understand their purpose and context in Jesus’ teaching. In preparation of this upcoming Sunday’s Gospel on the parable of the sower, Dr. Sri unlocks the secret of parables to help us integrate them into our lives.

  • Love Like Christ in Your Marriage: From Eros to Agape

    June 30th, 2020  |  20 mins 14 secs
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    Falling in love is easy, but persevering in marriage can be challenging. In this episode, Dr. Sri explains the difference between eros and agape love, and reminds us that marriage must go beyond our own personal feelings and emotions. He offers couples four ways to move from eros to agape love in order love like Christ in marriage.

  • How to Encounter God More in the Liturgy of the Word

    June 23rd, 2020  |  18 mins 11 secs
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    Distracted during Mass? Focusing on the liturgy of the word during Mass can be difficult, especially when you have pressing issues on your mind. To help focus on God’s voice in the scriptures, Dr. Sri shares three practical ways we can prepare our hearts for the liturgy of the word.

  • Corpus Christi: The Beauty of the Eucharist

    June 16th, 2020  |  47 mins 40 secs
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    This week’s episode is from a LIVE Facebook event that was done on Corpus Christi last week. Dr. Sri covers the beauty of the Eucharist, and answers questions from listeners.

  • Marriage: Unity with Imperfections

    June 9th, 2020  |  25 mins 4 secs
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    In this week’s episode, Dr. Sri is joined by his wife, Beth Sri, as they talk about the Holy Trinity and its relationship with marriage and family life. They talk about things like how love plays its part in the Trinity, fighting perfectionism in marriage, and practical ways to build unity in your marriage and family.