The Word Among Us

Fr John Riccardo

FR. JOHN RICCARDO is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit, ordained in 1996. He is the founder of Acts XXIX, a ministry to help pastors and their teams transform their parish culture and reclaim the Church's missionary identity. His popular show, Christ Is the Answer, is broadcast daily over the EWTN radio network, and his groundbreaking work in parish renewal has drawn national attention. In addition to his work in Detroit, Fr. Riccardo has served as a member of the USCCB National Advisory Council and is currently a member of the Alpha USA Pastors Forum.

Fr John Riccardo's Books

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Rerouting: Finding Our Way Back to God and His Church
Product Code: BBTGE8
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When we lack a basic understanding of what the Church teaches, we can feel as if we're on a road without a map, or have the wrong map, or only pieces of the map. So how can we journey to the Father and the eternal life Christ won for us? Without a map, how will we make it to our destination? Rerouting presents us with a sweeping vista of what we believe in a way that makes sense and causes our faith to grow and flourish, both in our hearts and in the world.

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Heaven Starts Now: Becoming a Saint Day by Day
Product Code: BNOWE7
Once we have encountered the Lord Jesus, how do we keep growing in Christ? How do we let the Lord mold us and make us into missionary disciples capable of spreading the gospel? Instead of just trying to get into heaven, how do we live the life of heaven now so that we can become saints?

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Rescued: The Unexpected and Extraordinary News of the Gospel
Product Code: BGSPE0
In this powerful book, Fr. John Riccardo helps us to see the world through God’s lens, with a clear vision of the plot and the outcome of the story we’re living in.

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Learning to Trust from Mary: Meditations on the Rosary
Product Code: BJRRE1
How often do we think of Mary’s trust in the Lord?  The Rosary can guide us to this same trust of what Mary herself learned: that when we place everything we have in the hands of the Lord, he will guide us.