All Things Catholic with Dr. Edward Sri

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • How to Approach Jesus like St. Peter

    July 9th, 2024  |  19 mins 39 secs
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    What can you learn from the life of St. Peter? Dr. Edward Sri shares this special episode while on location in Rome, Italy at the Basilica of St. Peter. He provides an overview of some of the significant architectural aspects of the square and the basilica. He also looks at the life of St. Peter to help each of us understand how to approach Jesus and allow him to heal us.

  • The Importance of Rest and How to Attain It (with the Sisters of Life)

    July 2nd, 2024  |  16 mins 33 secs
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    Do you find time to truly rest? Is it challenging to allow yourself moments of leisure? The lives of most people are very busy and full of noise. However, it is essential in our relationship with God to find moments of rest. Dr. Edward Sri is joined by Sr. Marie Veritas and Sr. Ann Immaculée of the Sisters of Life to discuss the importance of rest and how to build it into your daily lives.

  • Becoming God’s Masterpiece

    June 25th, 2024  |  25 mins 10 secs
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    What do you give the majority of your time and attention to? God desires to shape us into our best selves. He wants to sanctify us. Dr. Edward Sri discusses how God sees beyond our sin and weakness and wants to shape us into his masterpiece. However, unless we give our time and attention to this goal, he cannot be the center of our lives. Dr. Sri provides examples of what God desires to do in our lives and what sorts of things frequently get in the way.

  • Are You Dependent on Worldly Comforts?

    June 18th, 2024  |  24 mins 54 secs
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    The secular culture accepts and even encourages an unbridled pursuit of pleasure. This attitude is so prevalent that it can seep into the lives of Christians. Do you ever find yourself dependent on some sort of comfort or small enjoyment in order to feel happy? Dr. Edward Sri discusses how what we listen to, what we watch, our particularities can affect our soul’s capacity to hear the voice of God and truly live the Christian life.

  • What Do You Seek?

    June 11th, 2024  |  23 mins 25 secs
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    What do you seek in life? There are many different things to seek throughout life: a career, a relationship, or simply a good cup of coffee. However, what is the most important thing you can seek in life? Dr. Edward Sri walks through every person’s desire for happiness and explains how the void within us can only be filled by one thing.

  • How to Respond When the Church Lets You Down (Part 2)

    June 4th, 2024  |  22 mins 55 secs
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    Do you ever feel helpless in the face of the challenges within the Church? Challenges within the Church are not new to this generation or even this century. There have always been crises within the Church. So, how does God work through these crises? Dr. Edward Sri examines some of the past crises of the Church and highlights the good that has come from them. He offers encouragement for anyone feeling discouraged in the current times.

  • How to Respond When the Church Lets You Down (Part 1)

    May 28th, 2024  |  26 mins 43 secs
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    What do you do in the face of concerns over the state of the Church? There are problems in the Church on the parish level all the way to the Vatican. So, how do we understand these problems and what role do each of us play in truly reforming the Church? Dr. Edward Sri weighs in on this topic and offers his advice on how to respond to it.

  • What Does It Mean to Be "Open to Life"? (with Beth Sri)

    May 21st, 2024  |  22 mins 11 secs
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    Should we be open to having another child? This is a question that many married couples face throughout their marriage. Having children requires a lot of sacrifice. However, the Church and experience teaches us about the “supreme goodness” of having children. Dr. Edward Sri is joined by his wife Beth Sri to discuss the discernment process of having children and some practical tips to aid you in the process.

  • Learning Salvation History at the Basilica of St. John Lateran

    May 14th, 2024  |  20 mins 14 secs
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    Join Dr. Edward Sri on this special edition episode from the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, Italy. Dr. Sri guides listeners through the center aisle of the basilica and explains the magnificent artwork found there. He reveals the significance of the Biblical scenes depicted and emphasizes the importance of understanding both the Old and New Testaments.

  • Are You Ruled by Your Emotions?

    May 7th, 2024  |  26 mins 31 secs
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    Are you able to maintain a sense of peace in your soul? Or do you struggle with constant disruptions and feel weighed down by your emotions? Emotions are not a bad thing, but at times, a person can become ruled by their emotions. So, what is the proper role of emotions? Dr. Edward Sri delves into this question and also explains the roles of the intellect and the will.

  • Turning Work into Prayer

    April 30th, 2024  |  25 mins 7 secs
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    Does it ever feel like work is keeping you from your relationship with God? Work can be stressful, exhausting, and overwhelming. So, how can we bring God into our work instead of allowing it to separate us from God? In preparation for the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, Dr. Edward Sri shares some contemplation on the work of St. Joseph. He also shares ways in which we can turn our work into a prayer.

  • Darkness in Prayer: A Lover’s Game?

    April 23rd, 2024  |  25 mins 48 secs
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    Do you ever feel like God is not listening? Is prayer just merely a game to God? So many of the saints have gone through seasons of dryness and darkness in prayer. In today’s episode, Dr. Edward Sri looks to the wisdom of St. Catherine of Siena, a Doctor of the Church, who shows us how to faithfully respond and cooperate with God amid those most difficult seasons. 

    Snippet from the Show
    "Prayer is the meeting of two desires: our desire for God and God's desire for us." 
    St. Catherine of Siena

  • Catholic Parenting: Connection, not Perfection (with Beth Sri)

    April 16th, 2024  |  26 mins 32 secs
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    How do we navigate the anxieties and pressures that come with parenting? Beth Sri joins Dr. Sri for an honest conversation about the challenges of parenting, particularly when you're trying to raise your kids in the Catholic Faith. Together, they share valuable insights and advice to help you parent from the Lord's peace rather than from a place of fear.

  • What It Means to Rejoice

    April 9th, 2024  |  25 mins 1 sec
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    What does it mean to rejoice? How do you continue to rejoice even in the midst of struggle? According to Dr. Edward Sri, Mary offers an extraordinary example of what it means to rejoice. Dr. Sri explores some of the key moments of Mary’s life and reveals how she rejoiced in each one. He offers practical advice on how we too can rejoice throughout our lives.

  • Why We Need the Resurrection

    April 2nd, 2024  |  23 mins 33 secs
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    Jesus’ death on the Cross is not enough; we need the Resurrection. Dr. Sri explains the significance of celebrating Jesus’ Resurrection and why this event is essential in his work of salvation. We also discover how Easter resolutions can help us build upon our Lenten spiritual growth as we move into the Easter season and beyond.

  • What Christ Really Meant by “It Is Finished”

    March 26th, 2024  |  21 mins 33 secs
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    Do you know what Jesus’ last words were before he died on the cross? More importantly, do you know what his last words meant? This Holy Week, Dr. Edward Sri reflects on the final moments and words of Christ. He explains their deeper meaning so that each of us can better understand Jesus’ passion and death on the cross.