The Patrick Madrid Show: May 22, 2024 – Hour 3

Patrick contemplates various security measures for churches, highlighting the Porters of St. Joseph initiative that provides protection and peace of mind for congregations. He also discusses the importance of concealed carry permits, especially for law enforcement officers in places of worship, and how it can be a prudent step for ensuring safety.


  • Dug – Attempted shooting: There is something called the Porters of Saint Joseph which is approved by the Bishop. (00:59)
  • Danielle – Security at Churches: There is a group called the Porters of Saint Joseph who are in position at Masses and it really is nice. (03:21)
  • Lisa – Can you recommend a good book about saints? Patrick recommends “The Lives of the Saints” by Alban Butler. (05:54)
  • How do I figure out who my special saint is?
  • Glen – My daughter can’t conceive. She wants to adopt but they don’t want to get all of the vaccines mandated by the government. What can we do? (10:33)
  • Pat – If the Trinity is inseparable, how could Jesus be separate from them while alive on earth? (16:01)
  • Sal – Can you explain “Blessed is the poor in the spirit for the kingdom of God is theirs”? (23:30)
  • Jeff – Is it moral to carry a concealed weapon in Church? (29:02)
  • Frank – Is there a good resource about Pius Legends? (35:59)
  • Kevin – Does the stain of original sin make man evil even though they are fundamentally good? I have heard that the Pope saying “man is fundamentally good” is a heresy. Is that true? (38:57)
  • Gennessy – How do I control my temper? (46:21)
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.