The Patrick Madrid Show: March 26, 2024 – Hour 2

The show takes a poignant turn as a caller, Ronald from Austin, Texas, shares his struggles with drug addiction and marriage difficulties. Patrick listens empathetically and offers counseling, resource recommendations, and connections to experienced priests who can provide guidance and spiritual support.


  • Kimberley (email) – My in-Laws hate the Catholic Church and refuse to come to the grandkids confirmation. (01:52)
  • Patrick strongly recommends checking out the entire “Beginning Apologetics” series by Jim Burnham and Fr. Frank Chacon
  • Ronald – I am getting divorced because I am a drug addict, but I am trying to get clean (I am a few days clean right now). What can I do? (08:52)
  • Mark – When I am at dinner parties, my wife forbids me from speaking about religion (20:13)
  • Maria – How can I find a good spiritual director? (25:45)
  • Frank (email) – Collecting semen from fallen Israel soldiers so widows can conceive using IVF (35:31)
  • Mary – Is receiving spiritual communion pointless if I have already received communion physically that day? (40:18)
  • Christina (email) – Some family members are finally getting married after living together for 5 years, but it will not be a Catholic wedding.
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.