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.

rss itunes

Fr. John Riccardo

  • Christ is the Answer – December 9, 2019: Mary, Monica, and My Mother

    • Program #: 840
    • 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 – December 6, 2019: You've Been Anointed

    • Program #: 833
    • 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 – December 5, 2019: What's the Point? #3 Fatherhood

    • Program #: 850
    • 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 What's the Point?.
  • Christ is the Answer – December 4, 2019 (Evening Edition): Mystery of Advent

    • Program #: 797
    • 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 – December 4, 2019: What's the Point? #2 Ephesians 5

    • Program #: 849
    • 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 What's the Point?.
  • Christ is the Answer – December 3, 2019: What's the Point? #1 Marriage

    • Program #: 848
    • 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 4-part series titled What's the Point?.
  • Christ is the Answer – December 2, 2019: Mystery of Advent

    • Program #: 797
    • 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 – November 29, 2019: 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 4-part series titled 2010 Lenten Mission "Turning Up the Flame".
  • Christ is the Answer – November 28, 2019: 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 4-part series titled 2010 Lenten Mission "Turning Up the Flame".
  • Christ is the Answer – November 27, 2019 (Evening Edition): Keeping Your Faith

    • Program #: 775
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.