The Patrick Madrid Show: June 28, 2024 – Hour 1

Patrick examines the history and traditions of Catholic communion practices. Join him as he explores the reverence of receiving on the tongue versus in the hand, the significance of liturgical rites, and why this discussion is crucial for both new and lifelong Catholics. Whether you’re new to the faith or a seasoned believer, this episode offers valuable insights to enrich your spiritual journey.


  • Patrick shares an email from Alexis about how Relevant Radio and his show have made her a better person and a better Catholic (02:16)
  • Ann (email) – Question about Holy Water and blessing someone
  • Stephanie – How should I address God when I’m praying? (16:02)
  • Joshua (email) – Patrick and Drew are neutered Catholics and anyone with testosterone wouldn’t listen to them
  • Laura – What is the best way to receive communion? (28:41)
  • Patrick recommends “Now What? A Guide for New (and Not-So-New) Catholics”
  • Anna – Can you put a photo of the diseased up during a funeral Mass? (46:12)
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.