The Patrick Madrid Show: April 10, 2024 – Hour 1

Mary calls in and shares the heart-wrenching struggles of her 40-year marriage where she feels utterly alone. Patrick explores the complexities of being a supportive spouse amidst apathy and addiction, and the emotional toll it takes when change seems out of reach.


  • Bernardo – How do the fruits of the spirit and the gifts of the spirit work together in the spiritual life? Why does the number very sometimes? (03:24)
  • Ruben (8-years-old) – How can I help take care of my sibling who will be born in July? (09:39)
  • Sam – I am a new Catholic. I used to be Protestant. At Mass, when communion started, I knew I was in mortal sin and felt a feeling that I would go to hell in this state. How can I overcome my weaknesses?
  • Melody – I’m an Evangelical Protestant who believes in the Real Presence of the Eucharist. Why does the Catholic Church say it requires a priest to consecrate it? (31:35)
  • Mary – I am struggling with my marriage. I have been doing everything I can, but I am too the point where I am wondering if I need to separate from my husband. What should I do? (43:04)
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.