The Patrick Madrid Show: May 30, 2024 – Hour 2

In this hour, Patrick tackles some important listener questions. Lois shares a challenging encounter with a member of Gideons International and seeks advice on how to handle religious confrontations gracefully. Guadalupe, an altar server and convert, asks crucial questions about safety with church candles and the validity of her baptism. Patrick provides actionable steps and resources to help navigate these situations.


  • Marie – Can I let a gay couple, and their adopted daughter, stay in my home? (00:47)
  • JoAnn – I just heard Gary’s call and it made me realize all of the things that we suffer which I didn’t think of. Relevant Radio makes such a difference. (09:40)
  • Trip (email) – After making the Sign of the Cross in public, I sometimes see people looking at me.
  • Rose – What is a Monstrance encased in a wooden box called? When was Mary assumed into Heaven? (14:13)
  • Lois – How do I reply with a letter to someone who talked about the Gideon Bible and started attacking the Catholic Church when he knew I was Catholic? (22:11)
  • Guadalupe – Is it okay to use oil candles or do we have to use bees wax? (30:15)
  • Nick – I am going to be meeting with some elders from the Baptist Church soon. One of the people is Non-Denominational. What is the difference between Denominational and Non-denominational? (37:24)
  • Anthony – Why is going to confession just once a year a stipulation? (45:33)
  • Starr – I am decorating an altar for the Eucharist Pilgrimage. What should the focus be?
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.