The Patrick Madrid Show: March 27, 2024 – Hour 1

Patrick examines the topic of Mass attendance in America. According to the Gallup, the data reflects a decline in the number of Americans attending weekly religious services, touching upon the trends among Catholics, Protestants, Muslims, Jews, and other religious groups. The impact of COVID-19 on church attendance is also explored in this discussion. Join Patrick as he dissects these statistics, examines potential reasons for this decline, and discusses the significance of prioritizing regular Mass attendance.


  • Juan – I heard you were not supposed to eat meat during the entire Triduum, but now days it seems like people only refrain from meat on Fridays. Did that change? (01:30)
  • Is it wrong to have a devotion to the Rosary?
  • Cody – Is it smart for a Catholic to reach out to Protestants by attending their services? (08:10)
  • Elida – If you bless rosaries with a relic of a saint, do you also need a priest to bless it? (18:01)
  • Madeline – Why can’t you baptize babies while they are in the womb? (20:12)
  • The Hope of Salvation for Infants Who Die Without Baptism
  • Michael – What type of indulgences are available this week and what is the history behind them? (29:37)
  • *Only one-third of Americans attend worship weekly or ‘almost weekly’ (35:18)
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.