The Patrick Madrid Show: June 26, 2024 – Hour 3

Patrick dives into the significance of traditional gestures in the Catholic Mass, the unique role of the priest, and how these traditions evolve. He discusses the importance of confession and why verbalizing sins to a priest is crucial, based on Jesus’ teachings.


  • The Texas Rangers are frustrating LGBTQ+ advocates as the only MLB team without a Pride Night (00:34)
  • Queen’s catalog sells to Sony Music for over $1 billion in record-breaking deal (04:14)
  • The Canadian “mass graves” story was fake. Kamloops First Nation puts even more distance from ‘mass grave’ claim (06:00)
  • Melissa – At the end of Mass some people started to say the Saint Michaels Prayer and the priest stopped us. Is that okay for him to stop us? (09:01)
  • Gary – Gestures in Vatican II: Why does everyone have to raise their hands with palms up at certain times during the Mass? (15:27)
  • Email – Why do we need to confess to a priest when Jesus already knows our sins? (23:08)
  • Mary Alice – Comment about the St. Michael Prayer and supporting Pope Francis (26:23)
  • Noah – Cousin saw a video of a guy debating with Mormons that Jesus said black people were the chosen people and white people are the wicked.  (32:41)
  • Madison – Was the Prayer to St. Michael repressed? (37:39)
  • Jenna – My daughter is invited to attend Vacation Bible School (VBS) at a non-denominational church.  Is it ok to go? (39:38)
  • Maria – My 18-year-old son came home stoned. I don’t know how to handle this. (45:04)
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.