The Patrick Madrid Show: March 25, 2024 – Hour 2

Ben, from Miami, express his battle with depression and thoughts of taking his own life. With compassion and empathy, Patrick Madrid offers reassurance and support, reminding Ben of God’s love and the value of his life. He encourages Ben to seek professional help, provides practical advice, and urges him to resist the negative voices. The conversation ends with a message of hope and a promise of prayer.


  • Erica (email) – Can I bring my dog on a Good Friday walk? (01:41)
  • Joe (email) – Where does pride begin and scrupulosity end? (04:41)
  • Fides – What was the title of that book about suffering? “Making Sense of Suffering” by Peter Kreeft (08:57)
  • What gift can I give someone who is in RCIA and will be coming into the Church on Saturday?
  • Mike – I used to think some people weren’t helpful, but the reason is because I didn’t want to hear or be convicted by them. (11:12)
  • Philip – My brother is a non-believer. What should I have him read to convert him? (14:42)
  • Karen – Should I cancel leading the rosary at my church for Holy Saturday? (26:11)
  • Ben – Would God be mad at me if I took my life? (28:18)
  • Gale – Why is the verse where the man runs away naked in the garden in the bible? (36:54)
  • Rachel – It has been 8 years since I had gotten help for my depression. I know exactly what Ben is going through. (44:19)
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.