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Each year, February and June have traditionally been slow times for new pledges for Ave Maria Radio.  In order to remedy this, please consider making a new pledge during our June Online Only Membership Campaign. Whether you have never been a member, or have become a lapsed member, now is the time to join with Ave Maria Radio in the New Evangelization for Jesus and His Church.

Your membership gift will not only help spread the Good News that Jesus Christ loves each and every one of us, but it will also help Ave Maria Radio to continue producing the best Catholic radio programming in the English speaking world.  Act now. Click the donate button, become a partner in the New Evangelization and help save souls for heaven.

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Link(s): Buy Program Copies HereFr. John's Series on Marriage and FamilyChrist is the Answer Audio Archive

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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.