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.

  • Giving it All: Gethsemane

    March 13th, 2018  |  17 mins 18 secs

    "Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass." What did Jesus mean by this prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane.  Was he trying to back out of the cross at the last minute? This prayer actually offers a window into Jesus' soul, revealing how he...

  • The Cry from the Cross

    March 6th, 2018  |  18 mins 26 secs

    What did Jesus mean when he cried out, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Did Jesus really think he was abandoned by the Father? Far from a cry of despair, Jesus' words are a prayer of great hope in the midst of great darkness. Jesus quotes...

  • Surprised by Silence - with Beth Sri

    February 27th, 2018  |  22 mins 58 secs

    Finding silence in a house with 8 kids and a busy apostolic life is not easy. But Beth and I both felt drawn this Lent to turn off the noise, be more unplugged and more tuned in to God in silent stillness. In the silence, we encounter our true selves...

  • The Battle for Your Mind

    February 20th, 2018  |  16 mins 31 secs

    Right now there's a battle going on for your mind - for how you look at reality. What is love? What brings happiness? What is a successful life? The secular world is doing everything it can to get you to look at these fundamental questions a certain...

  • The Romance of Lent: 3 Ways to Start Lent Well

    February 13th, 2018  |  14 mins 24 secs

    The words "Lent" and "Romance" typically don't go together. Lent brings to mind drudgery, sacrifice and slogging through the dreary days of February without your favorite treats. What's romantic about that? At its essence, however, Lent is all about...

  • When You Hit the Wall: Struggles in the Spiritual Life

    February 6th, 2018  |  15 mins 36 secs

    A crucial moment in the spiritual life comes when we hit the wall: when we experience our weaknesses and sins and fear that we'll never get better - we'll never change. In those low moments, we might be tempted to give up trying and settle for...

  • More Than Groundhog's Day: The Presentation of Our Lord & Prophecy Fulfilled

    January 30th, 2018  |  17 mins 24 secs

    The Feast of the Presentation (Feb 2) commemorates a significant turning point in the history of the world: God's glory returning to the temple. Edward Sri unpacks the prophecies fulfilled in this scene to help prepare our hearts for this great feast....

  • The Battle for Prayer

    January 23rd, 2018  |  16 mins 8 secs

    We like to pray when we feel we're getting something out of it. But what do we do when the feelings fade, when we're "too busy" or prayer is dry? Will we still show up? Faithfulness to Jesus in prayer is more important than the feelings we might...

  • What We Wish We Knew Before Marriage - with Beth Sri

    January 16th, 2018  |  30 mins 17 secs

    Nothing can fully prepare you for the real challenges of married life. Edward Sri hosts his first guest, his wife Beth, as they share three things they wish they did before they were married...and they continue to work on today.

  • "But I'm Not Hurting Anyone!"

    January 9th, 2018  |  18 mins 21 secs

    Many say, "What I do in my private life doesn't matter - as long as I'm not hurting anyone." But there are many ways we hurt people simply by failing to be the best we can be. In this week's episode, Edward Sri helps us respond to this objection...

  • Who Do You Want to Become?

    January 2nd, 2018  |  21 mins 13 secs

    Our choices matter. They lead us either to becoming the kind of person we most deeply desire to be or to falling short of the greatness to which God calls us. In this episode, Edward Sri helps us engage the culture of moral relativism with a Catholic...

  • What Was Mary Thinking?

    December 26th, 2017  |  13 mins 25 secs

    What was Mary thinking and going through on that first Christmas night? Recorded on location in Bethlehem, Edward Sri helps us enter into Mary's experience: The joy of giving birth to her son, the messiah, and the bewilderment and sorrow over watching...

  • "Do You Hear What I Hear?"

    December 19th, 2017  |  15 mins 40 secs

    What if we had never heard the Christmas story before? What if we were first-century Jews encountering the story of Jesus' birth for the very first time? In this week's podcast, Edward Sri takes us back into the world of Jesus, Mary and Joseph and...

  • Rejoice...Always?

    December 12th, 2017  |  23 mins 28 secs

    Christians are called to rejoice, especially in the Advent season. But can we experience joy even in the midst of difficulties and trials? Edward Sri unpacks what true joy is and how we can radiate it more, even in the face of life's daily challenges.

  • This Advent, No Regrets: 3 Ways to a Deeper Advent

    December 5th, 2017  |  16 mins 20 secs

    Don't miss out on Advent this year. Edward Sri helps us stay focused on the special graces that await us in this liturgical season - if we understand its meaning and key practices.  Episode Notes Staying Focused in December: Preparing...

  • In This Sign Conquer

    November 28th, 2017  |  19 mins 35 secs

    The Sign of the Cross is not just the way Catholics begin their prayers. It is itself a powerful prayer—one that’s rooted in Scripture and one that the earliest Christians often turned to for strength in spiritual battle and protection from all...