Open Line


“Open Line” is a fast-paced call-in show, with a new host every day!

This enables our listeners to ask questions and comment to each host’s area of expertise.

Most Recent Episodes

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Power of the Holy Spirit, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

What does apologetics mean?, Why do Catholics keep Jesus on the Cross?, What is consubstantiation?, Where can I find reference to Purgatory in the Bible?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni! (Today's show is a re-air of the 05/27/19 episode)

Why is there no mention of Mary in the Gospels after the Resurrection?, Why did Jesus use parables?, Is it a sin if I don't say the Divine Mercy Chaplet?, How long is a consecrated host Jesus?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Ascension of Our Lord, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

How can Catholics believe that going to confession will save or not save someone?, Why did Jesus not tell Mary and Joseph when he went to the temple?, Where is priestly celibacy in the Bible?, Why do I have to know Jesus died for me?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

How can you embrace your cross?, I recently had an experience where I felt I had to ask Jesus to take my problem and give me peace. My dilemma is I want to show my joy openly but at the same time I don't want to rejoice in someone who suffered and died as HE did., In apologetic dialogue with Protestants, is it true that both the Iconoclastic heresy and Sola Scriptura have their roots in Islam?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on Our Lady of Fatima, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Are the works needed for salvation a result of God’s grace, i.e. we do them because we have been transformed by God’s grace, or do we do the works and then we receive transformative grace?, How could Mary be a perpetual virgin?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

Did God impart the grace to forgive sin on Thomas?, Can you tell me about predestination?, What is the significance of the four cups of wine during Passover?, What is the original translation of 1 John 5:7-8?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Divine Mercy devotion and the End Times, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Why does the Catholic Church believe in the Assumption of Mary?, Where does it state in scripture that Sunday is the Lord's Day?, Was it a sign of faith that Abraham told his servants that he would return with Isaac?, How do I start an apologist group?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

Is there any known reason why Jesus was born when he was? Why that specific time in history? Why not 20 years earlier or 20 years later?, What is the small bowl of water placed on the altar at EWTN Mass used for?, Can you explain Mark 16:15-20?, Is Hell eternal?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Life of St. Louis Marie de Montfort, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Can you explain the doctrine of original sin?, Why do Catholics believe you must be baptized in order to be saved?, What is one's obligation to evangelize at work?, Can you explain papal infallibility?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

Is Covid-19 a punishment from God?, What is the meaning of Jesus' words in Lk 23:26-31?, Why don't Catholics believe in The Rapture?, How does the Catholic Church view 1 Timothy 2?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on Promises Attached to the Divine Mercy Chaplet, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Is it true that Catholics believe that only through Christ we are saved? Do Catholics still follow the 10 Commandments?, Why was Judas vilified?, Did God's presence leave the Temple after Jesus' crucifixion?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

Did Satan know he was tempting the Son of God?, How can I deal with a person obsessed with conspiracy theories?, Can Christ lose anyone entrusted to him?, Is an examination of conscience required before receiving the anointing of the sick?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa! (This is an encore of the 09-04-19 show)

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on The "Easter Season": A Catechesis, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Some Christian groups that back the King James only viewpoint cite the example of Acts 8:37 as an example of Bible alteration by modern translators. Could you please tell me why this isn't a problem? Could you also please frame your answer in light of the different Greek codices that are available? These groups seem to uphold the Textus receptus, while recent Bible translations seem to derive from the Vatican and Sinai ones. What guarantees us that these latter ones are to be trusted as the word of God?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

Does a televised Mass fulfill our Sunday obligation?, What can I do while waiting to join the Church?, Why were the saints mentioned in the Eucharistic Prayer chosen?, In Matthew 27:52, were the raised saints visible?, and more on today’s Open Line with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on What To Do With No Confession, Forgiveness in the Time of Coronavirus, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

How do "Bible Christians" lawyer their way out of John 6?, How do you speak to ex-Catholics about the Faith?, What is the duty of a Scriptural apologist?, What does it mean to be poor in spirit?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

Can you explain more about St. Corona?, Why did the USCCB re-translate the Bible?, When do I have to watch a televised or radio Mass to receive the blessing?, How could a virus attach itself to the Eucharist?, and more on today’s Open Line with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Three Ways of the Interior Life (Purgative, Illuminative, Unitive), and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Where in Scripture does it support Christ’s “Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity” in the Eucharist?, Why do you think the Bible is a Catholic book?, Why is Mary's perpetual virginity important?, What is the difference between doctrine, dogma, and canon law?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

Due to the current covid-19 situation, where churches are closed, will the live Mass suffice our Sunday obligation? Also, can a recorded Sunday Mass suffice for it?, I have daily chronic pain. How can I focus on Jesus when I have pain all the time?, Did I break the Lenten fast by having a beer during Lent?, Can you please mention some saints that I can read about, particularly those who lived during a plague?, and more on today’s Open Line with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on How To Make A "Spiritual Communion", and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

How can I explain Purgatory to my Baptist friend?, Are there any accounts of St. Joseph's death in early Christian writings?, Is there suffering in Purgatory?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

What does it mean to worship the Father in spirit and truth?, How should we interpret scripture?, Was John the Baptist Mary's nephew?, Were there saints in the Old Testament?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Spiritual Life: What is it?, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Was Mary without sin?, What is the Catholic take on James 2:24?, Did people suffer in Hell before Jesus opened the gates?, Who was Lilith?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

I thought as a Roman Catholic that we were supposed to take communion every week, along with going to church once per week and confession at least one time per year? Is this incorrect? If so what is the purpose of going to weekly mass?, Is the use of medical marijuana approved by the Catholic Church?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the 7 last words of Christ, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Did Moses write Genesis?, Why did Mary need a savior if she was free from sin?, If someone refuses to forgive me, can I still receive Communion?, Why would they remove Holy Water and the Chalice from Churches during this coronavirus outbreak?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni.

How can I forgive someone who continues to verbally criticize and hurt me?, Why did Noah curse his grandson instead of his son?, Did Pontius Pilate know Jesus rose from the dead?, Should Catholics use the enneagram?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on trying A different approach to fasting this Lent, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Can you receive multiple hosts at Communion, and if so, why?, Are there any Bible verses that discuss the afterlife prior to the Final Judgement?, Are addictions mortal sins?, Do Catholics speak in tongues?, and more on today's open Line Monday with guest host Fr. Wade Menezes.

How can laity offer up Masses for our intentions?, Does a Protestant church offering "holy communion" mock the Sacrament of Holy Communion?, How should I tell my 8 yr. old to explain her ashes?, Who gave Satan the power to tempt Jesus?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on Days of Fasting and Abstinence and Penance and the Significance of '40' in Sacred Scripture, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Is there a direct relation between good works and faith?, Do other churches distribute holy communion?, Are there people alive in Heaven?, Can I eat an animal that was strangled?, and more on today's open Line Monday with Scriptural Apologist John Martignoni.

I am wondering about the history of Mardi Gras, is this another example of the Church replacing a pagan celebration?, Why don't people do more to help persecuted Christians in the Middle East?, What are the Infancy Narratives of Thomas?, Should I pray with generalized intentions?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on 25 Catholic Marriage Tips, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Does God send us sufferings, what is the benefit of praying to saints, and more with John Martignoni.

Does God condone abortions based on Numbers 5:11-31?, Should we bow our head at the name of Jesus?, Can you explain Mark 8:14-21?, Is the Pope changing the Our Father?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

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