The Patrick Madrid Show: November 28, 2023 – Hour 2

Callers share their personal experiences, reflecting the challenges and triumphs of their faith journeys. Betsy recounts her reconnection with the Catholic Church after years of absence, while Bernadette bravely opens up about her childhood abuse by a priest and its lasting impact. Sharon seeks clarity on a biblical interpretation, leading to an insightful discussion with Patrick who provides compassionate responses and offers insights rooted in scripture and personal anecdotes, illuminating the complexities of faith and the enduring power of prayer.

  • Betsy – Thank you for speaking about the scandals it needs to happen so we can protect people. (36:08)
  • Bernadette – I was abused when I was a child and I appreciate you talking about what you did. I had a lot of issues because of the abuse.
  • Sharon – I was told that at the end of the Our Father, it was supposed to be translated as ‘the Evil One’. Is that true and if so where can I find it?
  • Diane – My son has been away since the priest scandal. (21:21)
  • John (email) – Why don’t people understand that keeping malfeasance in the shadows is not good?
  • Jennifer – What do you think of the book ’50 reasons why Jesus came to die’ by John Piper?
  • Yvonne – If I try to help with the Church I need to be in good standing with the Church but some people who are not in good standing are able to help. Why is that? I was told I was being judgmental when I asked my parish priest about this.
  • Elizabeth – I watched a Lutheran homily and was interested in the differences in the understanding of confession. Why do we have penances in confession?
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Patrick Madrid is an acclaimed public speaker and has authored or edited 26 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide, including foreign-language editions. He hosts The Patrick Madrid Show daily on Relevant Radio.