All Things Catholic with Dr. Edward Sri

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Merry Christmas from the Sri Family

    December 26th, 2023  |  3 mins 2 secs
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    Dr. Sri would like to extend a “Merry Christmas” to all of you! He hopes you enjoy this recording of his sons playing “O Holy Night.”

  • The Deeper Meaning of Jesus’ Birth Story

    December 19th, 2023  |  24 mins 2 secs
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    Did you know that every detail matters in the Biblical account of Jesus’ birth? Sometimes, we take this Biblical story for granted because we have heard it so many times. However, the details of this story have so much meaning. Dr. Edward Sri shares some of that deeper meaning so that each of us can grow closer to Christ this Christmas.

  • Wisdom from St. John of the Cross

    December 12th, 2023  |  24 mins 45 secs
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    What do you do when you’re going through a rough time? How do you respond to pressure and conflict? God can feel absent at these times. Prayer may feel dry. To help offer encouragement for times such as these, Dr. Edward Sri shares a story from the life of St. John of the Cross. This story reveals a time of intense suffering for St. John of the Cross and his response to that suffering.

  • Mary: Perfect…But Still Human?

    December 5th, 2023  |  29 mins 33 secs
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    Are you ever intimidated by Mary? Because of her sinlessness, imitating Mary seems like an impossibility. However, Dr. Edward Sri explains that she reveals what we are called to. Although she was free from Original Sin, Mary still experienced many of life’s trials that we face as well. To help us understand her better, Dr. Sri shares examples of some of Mary’s very human experiences.

  • Living Advent Like Mary

    November 28th, 2023  |  28 mins 7 secs
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    There can be so much excitement and anticipation when waiting for the arrival of a new baby. Have you ever imagined what it may have been like for Mary as she waited for the arrival of Jesus? What did she do to prepare for his arrival? As Advent draws near, Dr. Edward Sri encourages us to look to Mary’s example as we prepare ourselves for Christ’s coming.

  • Are You Prepared for Judgment?

    November 21st, 2023  |  28 mins 49 secs
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    How often do you think about death? Every person will eventually die and it is essential to remember that we are made for eternal life. Dr. Sri addresses the topic of death focusing primarily on judgment. He explains the difference between particular judgment and final judgment and offers insight for how we can prepare for death and judgment.

  • Where Are You God?

    November 14th, 2023  |  28 mins 45 secs
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    Why is this happening? Where are you God? These are the sorts of questions people sometimes ask when they experience great suffering or doubt. To show how God responds to us in these situations, Dr. Edward Sri dives into the story of one of the greatest figures of the Old Testament: Abraham.

  • Now Is the Time for Eucharistic Revival

    November 7th, 2023  |  25 mins 31 secs
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    When you face fears or troubles, where do you turn? There are so many challenges we face: at work, in our families, with our parishes. In these times of trial, do you turn to God? Do you turn to the Eucharist? Dr. Edward Sri discusses the importance of the Eucharistic Revival so as to bring more people into deeper intimacy with Jesus in the Eucharist.

  • Are the Saints Unrelatable?

    October 31st, 2023  |  24 mins 41 secs
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    When you hear the stories of the saints is it ever overwhelming? Some of their stories are so extraordinary that they can feel quite unrelatable. Dr. Edward Sri shares some of the saint stories that are very relatable. There are saints who made human mistakes, who struggled to pray, and didn’t always feel loved by God. Dr. Sri talks about those stories and how we can be more like the saints.

  • Who Can Receive Holy Communion?

    October 24th, 2023  |  26 mins 8 secs
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    “I receive Holy Communion every week, so why am I not more holy?” Perhaps, this is a question you have asked yourself. Receiving Holy Communion is an essential part of striving for sainthood. So, how do we do it well and who gets to receive Communion? Dr. Edward Sri explains multiple ways that we can prepare ourselves for receiving the Eucharist and why some people should not receive.

  • Are You a Slave to Fear?

    October 17th, 2023  |  26 mins 22 secs
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    Do you live your life with confidence in God? This can be incredibly hard to do, but fortunately we have great examples to follow, especially St. John Paul II. As the feast day of St. John Paul II approaches, Dr. Edward Sri shares some lesser-known stories of him and lifts him up as an amazing example of courage.

  • How Ancient Is the Mass?

    October 10th, 2023  |  27 mins 9 secs
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    Is Mass simply an opportunity to come together as a community? Is music the focus of Mass? While those things are good and important, the purpose of Mass is even greater. Dr. Edward Sri discusses the significance of the Mass and its ancient roots that go far back into the Old Testament.

  • 4 Truths from St. Francis of Assisi

    October 3rd, 2023  |  28 mins 28 secs
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    St. Francis of Assisi loved nature and talked to birds, but is there more to him than that? Of course there is! The life of St. Francis of Assisi is filled with incredible examples of doing God’s will and emptying oneself for God’s sake. There is so much we can learn from St. Francis and Dr. Edward Sri outlines four of those lessons in this episode.

  • The Value of Failing

    September 26th, 2023  |  31 mins 49 secs
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    Do you ever feel like you are failing or coming up short in the different areas of your life? Perhaps, you are struggling at work or in your marriage. In this episode, Dr. Edward Sri uses the wisdom of St. Therese of Lisieux to reveal the goodness that can come from acknowledging our failings and shortcomings.

  • How to Handle Conflict

    September 19th, 2023  |  30 mins 40 secs
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    Dr. Sri breaks down the importance of fraternal correction and how we can effectively communicate with our brothers and sisters in Christ.

  • A Pivotal Step in the Spiritual Life

    September 12th, 2023  |  24 mins 17 secs
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    “I want to pray but I’m not sure how.” This is a challenge many people face when it comes to the spiritual life. How do you start? Using examples from The Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila, Dr. Edward Sri explains how to progress in the spiritual life.