The Patrick Madrid Show: January 02, 2024 – Hour 3

Patrick and his callers delve into the prevalent issue of phone addiction. As they discuss the challenges of excessive screen time within families, they provide practical strategies and personal anecdotes on how to address this modern-day dilemma. From suggesting the “grayscale challenge” during Lent to sharing experiences with minimizing screen time, the episode offers valuable insights into recognizing and managing phone addiction. Through these conversations, listeners gain a deeper understanding of the impact of technology on their daily lives and practical steps to navigate this digital age.

  • Just 4,000 steps a day may be enough to prevent Alzheimer’s
  • Marissa – How can I tell my family they are addicted to electronics? (03:48)
  • Steve – I have a question about the book of Judith – it seems like she’s rewarded for lying and deception. Can we do evil to achieve a good?
  • Anonymous email – I’m young and feeling lost. I don’t want to be priest or a husband. I’m content living a single life, but it does get lonely from time to time and I would like to focus on something greater then myself. (17:45)
  • Scott – Is it permissible for a person to lie and go undercover at an abortion clinic in order to help shut it down?
  • Francois – When do you know when a teaching is covered by Papal infallibility? I am struggling with Fiducia Supplicans
  • Kathleen (email) –  I couldn’t disagree with Patrick saying people shouldn’t be concerned about what the Pope is saying


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.