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 – October 21, 2020 (Evening Edition): The Next Necessary Step #2 Fear and Anxiety

    • Program #: 825
    • 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 7-part series titled The Next Necessary Step.
  • Christ is the Answer – October 21, 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 – October 20, 2020: Image of God

    • Program #: 725
    • 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 – October 19, 2020: Best Trainer

    • Program #: 861
    • Description: Instruction on the Catechism of the Catholic Church and other topics critical to those seeking answers to life's greatest questions..

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  • Christ is the Answer – October 16, 2020: 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.
  • Christ is the Answer – October 15, 2020: Relevantism

    • 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.
  • Christ is the Answer – October 14, 2020 (Evening Edition): The Next Necessary Step #1 Forgiveness

    • Program #: 824
    • 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 7-part series titled The Next Necessary Step.
  • Christ is the Answer – October 14, 2020: What Happened to Spring?

    • Program #: 792
    • 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 Living in a Post Christian World.
  • Christ is the Answer – October 13, 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 – October 12, 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.