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 – September 13, 2019: Lent

    • Program #: 754
    • 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 9 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 12, 2019: Why Be Good?

    • Program #: 753
    • 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 8 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer (Evening Edition) – Sept 11, 2019: Freedom

    • Program #: 794
    • 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 Living in a Post Christian World.

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  • Christ is the Answer – September 11, 2019: Hope

    • Program #: 752
    • 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 7 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 10, 2019: The Church

    • Program #: 751
    • 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 6 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 9, 2019: The Inviolability Dignity of the Human Person

    • Program #: 750
    • 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 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 6, 2019: The Holy Spirit

    • Program #: 749
    • 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 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 5, 2019: The Father

    • Program #: 748
    • 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 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer (Evening Edition) – Sept 4, 2019: Relativism

    • Program #: 793
    • 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 Living in a Post Christian World.

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  • Christ is the Answer – September 4, 2019: Jesus

    • Program #: 747
    • 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 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.