Fr. John Riccardo

Fr. John Riccardo was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit in 1996.  He is the youngest of five children and a graduate of The University of Michigan.

After working for several years in the professional world, he entered the seminary to begin studies for the priesthood.  He studied philosophy at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, studied theology at the Gregorian University in Rome and received a Sacred License in Theology (S.T.L.) from The Pope John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and the Family.

Since 2007, Fr. John has served as pastor at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Plymouth, Michigan.  Prior to that, he was the pastor of St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Troy, Michigan and served at Divine Child Catholic Church in Dearborn, Michigan.   He formerly served as the Director of the Cardinal Maida Institute located at St. John Center for Youth and Family in Plymouth, Michigan.

Fr. John’s program, Christ is the Answer, focuses on catechetical teachings.  He is an expert on John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.  He is a very popular speaker and teacher at pro life and church events.

If you would like to order a copy of any Christ is the Answer program with Fr. John Riccardo, please go to the Program Copies page for more information.

To order Fr. John’s new series on marriage and family, click here.

To order Fr. John’s new series on the Theology of the Body, click here.

Program Details:

Times: Monday - Friday 11:00-11:30am also Wed. 8pm, Fri. 9pm, Sat. 6pm, Sun. 11am

Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life’s greatest questions.

All Christ is the Answer programs are now available for free download or podcast in our Audio Archive.

If you would still like to order a copy of any Christ is the Answer program with Fr. John Riccardo, please go to the Program Copies page for more information.

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Fr. John Riccardo

  • Christ is the Answer – March 27, 2020: Tirelessly Running the Race

    • Program #: 700
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
  • Christ is the Answer – March 26, 2020: Why Be Catholic?

    • Program #: 837
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
  • Christ is the Answer – March 25, 2020 (Evening Edition): 2004 Lenten Mission #5

    • Program #: 819
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
    • Series Details: This program is part 5 of a 6-part series titled 2004 Lenten Mission.
  • Christ is the Answer – March 25, 2020: Some Obstacles That Let Him Shine

    • Program #: 813
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
    • Series Details: This program is part 3 of a 3-part series titled 2010 Lenten Mission "Turning Up the Flame".
  • Christ is the Answer – March 24, 2020: What Does God Expect From Us?

    • Program #: 812
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
    • Series Details: This program is part 2 of a 3-part series titled 2010 Lenten Mission "Turning Up the Flame".
  • Christ is the Answer – March 23, 2020: Lights That Lead Me to the Light

    • Program #: 811
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
    • Series Details: This program is part 1 of a 3-part series titled 2010 Lenten Mission "Turning Up the Flame".
  • Christ is the Answer – March 20, 2020: 2011 Lenten Mission #4 Do This in Remberance of Me

    • Program #: 810
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
    • Series Details: This program is part 4 of a 4-part series titled Do This in Remberance of Me.
  • Christ is the Answer – March 19, 2020: 2011 Lenten Mission #3 Do This in Remberance of Me

    • Program #: 809
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
    • Series Details: This program is part 3 of a 4-part series titled Do This in Remberance of Me.
  • Christ is the Answer – March 18, 2020 (Evening Edition): 2004 Lenten Mission #4

    • Program #: 818
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
    • Series Details: This program is part 4 of a 6-part series titled 2004 Lenten Mission.
  • Christ is the Answer – March 18, 2020: 2011 Lenten Mission #2 Do This in Remberance of Me

    • Program #: 808
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.
    • Series Details: This program is part 2 of a 4-part series titled Do This in Remberance of Me.