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Join well-known theologian and author Edward Sri for weekly insights on understanding and living out the Catholic faith. Delve deeper into the Bible, prayer time, virtue, relationships, marriage and family and culture with practical reflections on all things Catholic. Don't just go through the motions. Live as an intentional Catholic, a disciple of Jesus Christ.

All Things Catholic with Dr. Edward Sri Ascension

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 84 Ratings

Join well-known theologian and author Edward Sri for weekly insights on understanding and living out the Catholic faith. Delve deeper into the Bible, prayer time, virtue, relationships, marriage and family and culture with practical reflections on all things Catholic. Don't just go through the motions. Live as an intentional Catholic, a disciple of Jesus Christ.

    How to Respond When the Church Lets You Down (Part 1)

    How to Respond When the Church Lets You Down (Part 1)

    What do you do in the face of concerns over the state of the Church? There are problems in the Church on the parish level all the way to the Vatican. So, how do we understand these problems and what role do each of us play in truly reforming the Church? Dr. Edward Sri weighs in on this topic and offers his advice on how to respond to it.


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    The most important spiritual battle to fight is the one within our own souls.



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    What Does It Mean to Be "Open to Life"? (with Beth Sri)

    What Does It Mean to Be "Open to Life"? (with Beth Sri)

    Should we be open to having another child? This is a question that many married couples face throughout their marriage. Having children requires a lot of sacrifice. However, the Church and experience teaches us about the “supreme goodness” of having children. Dr. Edward Sri is joined by his wife Beth Sri to discuss the discernment process of having children and some practical tips to aid you in the process.


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    Children are meant to bring a husband and wife into deeper unity.



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    Learning Salvation History at the Basilica of St. John Lateran

    Learning Salvation History at the Basilica of St. John Lateran

    Join Dr. Edward Sri on this special edition episode from the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, Italy. Dr. Sri guides listeners through the center aisle of the basilica and explains the magnificent artwork found there. He reveals the significance of the Biblical scenes depicted and emphasizes the importance of understanding both the Old and New Testaments.


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    “Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.” -St. Jerome



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    Are You Ruled by Your Emotions?

    Are You Ruled by Your Emotions?

    Are you able to maintain a sense of peace in your soul? Or do you struggle with constant disruptions and feel weighed down by your emotions? Emotions are not a bad thing, but at times, a person can become ruled by their emotions. So, what is the proper role of emotions? Dr. Edward Sri delves into this question and also explains the roles of the intellect and the will.


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    God wants to heal our emotions and give us greater freedom.



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    • 26 min
    Turning Work into Prayer

    Turning Work into Prayer

    Does it ever feel like work is keeping you from your relationship with God? Work can be stressful, exhausting, and overwhelming. So, how can we bring God into our work instead of allowing it to separate us from God? In preparation for the feast of St. Joseph the Worker, Dr. Edward Sri shares some contemplation on the work of St. Joseph. He also shares ways in which we can turn our work into a prayer.


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    "Saint Joseph was a just man, a tireless worker, the upright guardian of those entrusted to his care. May he always guard, protect and enlighten families." -St. John Paul II



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    Darkness in Prayer: A Lover’s Game?

    Darkness in Prayer: A Lover’s Game?

    Do you ever feel like God is not listening? Is prayer just merely a game to God? So many of the saints have gone through seasons of dryness and darkness in prayer. In today’s episode, Dr. Edward Sri looks to the wisdom of St. Catherine of Siena, a Doctor of the Church, who shows us how to faithfully respond and cooperate with God amid those most difficult seasons. 


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    "Prayer is the meeting of two desires: our desire for God and God's desire for us." 
    St. Catherine of Siena 
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Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

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The content is wonderful and I always find something worthwhile in every episode. This series is a great source of inspiration and guidance to improve your Catholic spiritual growth.

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