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Christ is the Answer with Fr. John Riccardo

Monday – Friday 11:00am-Noon
Monday – Friday 8:00pm-9:00pm

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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 Gregorain 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 catechical 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.

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