The Patrick Madrid Show: March 27, 2024 – Hour 3

Patrick addresses a sensitive and important topic in marriage and relationships. A listener, Amy, shares her struggles with her husband’s understanding of the purpose of the marriage act and his reluctance to engage in physical intimacy. Patrick offers insightful and compassionate guidance, clarifying the Church’s teachings on marriage and the balance between procreation and pleasure within the marital bond. He empowers Amy to seek counseling and provides valuable advice on finding a Catholic therapist. Their conversation sheds light on the challenges many couples face and offers hope for resolution and deeper understanding.  (02:06)


  • Jacey – I heard that Saint Jude was the cousin of Jesus, which didn’t sound right. When Judas kissed Jesus, I heard that Jesus forgave him, but Judas didn’t accept his forgiveness, which is why Judas went to hell. Is that true? (15:03)
  • Merritt (11-years-old) – If Adam and Eve never sinned, would the devil still try to tempt us? (20:30)
  • Erin – I tried what you suggested and called the Abby to meet with a priest, but it didn’t help. What should I do now? (25:53)
  • Patrick recommends a Catholic therapist:
  • Mark – My dad passed away in 2020, without going to confession. Is there anything I can do for him now? Also, I am trying to get to confession with my two younger kids before Mass but they didn’t have confessions in our church. Is there anything we can do so we can receive Communion on Sunday? (38:41)
  • Kathy – What book can I get my teenager about preparing him for living a moral life? (44:54)
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.