The Patrick Madrid Show: March 05, 2024 – Hour 2

Patrick talks with a grief stricken widow who seeks solace in knowing her husband’s spirit lives on. Patrick also tackles the delicate balance of reverence and worship etiquette, addressing the need for respect within the church walls, including appropriate attire and behavior. He also explores the incorporation of sacred music into liturgy, reconciling tradition with contemporary practices. Amidst these poignant discussions, Patrick shares practical wisdom on navigating family conflicts, and offers guidance to those seeking to deepen their connection with the Catholic faith.

  • Patty – A friend asked me if it was bad to hang decorative crosses in the bathroom. (02:30)
  • John – Is there anything the catechism teaches about modesty at church? (03:56)
  • Aaron – I am exploring Calvinism and other religions. What is the most respectful way to attend a Catholic mass especially while not believing that communion is the body and blood of Christ?
  • Lynn – I lost my husband three years ago and I am still grieving. Can he see me and does he know that I’m still sad? (14:57)
  • Cindy – I was in adoration and someone came in who was disruptive and I wanted to reach out to her but I didn’t think it was my place. Would that have been alright if I had gone and talked to her? (22:32)
  • John – My older brother can only eat through a feeding tube. Is there any way that he can receive communion? (30:07)
  • Patrick shares what he did when he didn’t trust one of his daughters’ boyfriends and he had to put an end to that relationship (34:35)
  • Claudia – I am on a new Liturgist committee and we want to be open to other opinions, but our music director is Lutheran. How do I graciously tell him that is not the direction we are going in?
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.