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 28, 2020: 2013 Mission #1 - Lord I Believe, Help My Unbelief

    • Program #: 803
    • 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 2013 Lenten Mission.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 25, 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 – September 24, 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 – September 23, 2020 (Evening Edition): Dignity of Woman

    • Program #: 755
    • 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 10 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 23, 2020: Sacraments #8 Holy Orders

    • Program #: 768
    • 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 23 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 22, 2020: Sacraments #7 Marriage

    • Program #: 767
    • 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 22 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 21, 2020: Sacraments #6 Eucharist

    • Program #: 766
    • 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 21 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 18, 2020: Sacraments #5 Confirmation

    • Program #: 765
    • 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 20 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 17, 2020: Sacraments #4 Anointing

    • Program #: 764
    • 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 19 of a 23-part series titled RCIA for Catholics.
  • Christ is the Answer – September 16, 2020 (Evening Edition): Ephesians 5

    • Program #: 831
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions.