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

Open Line, Tuesday - 03/19/2019 - The Solemnity of St. Joseph

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 03/18/2019 - 3 Nights in Hell

How was Jesus in Hell for 3 nights if he rose on Sunday?, Does God create evil?, Is Satan in control of the government?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 03/13/2019 - The Whaler

How did the spear pierce Christ's heart?, What is the meaning of Psalm 110:7?, What would be a good group to pay to say Gregorian Masses?, In Luke 19:27, why would Jesus say that?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 03/12/2019 - The Sacrament of Matrimony

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the sacrament of Matrimony, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 03/11/2019 - Women and the Priesthood

My children have had to deal with many questions about their faith due to the recent priest scandal, how can they respond charitably?, Why can't women be priests?, Who will be saved?, Wasn't Mary Magdalene a disciple?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 03/06/2019 - Sackcloth and Ashes

Why are there different versions of the Book of Sirach?, What is the history and significance of Ash Wednesday?, Are there a finite number of angels?, Can you lose your Catholicism?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 03/05/2019 - Meaning of Lent

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the meaning of Lent, the significance of the number forty in scripture, a different approach to Lent, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 03/04/2019 - Fear of God

In John 20:17, why did Jesus tell Mary Magdalene not to touch him?, How can we stay humble in defending the faith when we get insulted for it?, Is "religion" bad?, How should the Church handle trans-gendered people?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 02/27/2019 - Contemplative Prayer

Were Jesus and Mary free from triple concupiscence?, Did the birth of Jesus actually happen in December?, Is Judas in Hell?, Why can't priests marry?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 02/26/2019 - Sacrament of Confession

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Sacrament of Confession, one of the two Sacraments of Healing, and the "Three Acts of the Penitent" in the sacrament, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 02/25/2019 - Call No Man Father

Should you have a blessed object re-blessed?, What does it mean to turn the other cheek?, Where in the Bible does it say you shouldn't cuss?, Where in the Bible does it say women can't be priests?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 02/20/2019 - Hymn to Wisdom

Is the Pope trying to start a one-world religion?, Are the first 14 books of the Bible mythical?, What is the meaning of Sirach 24, 27?, Did the King of Moab believe in the One God?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 02/19/2019 - Anointing of the Sick

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, one of the two Sacraments of Healing, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 02/18/2019 - Purgatory IS in the Bible

Is it wrong for a Protestant to venerate the Saints?, What is the value of the Gregorian Masses for the Dead?, Where does the Bible talk about Purgatory?, Can we have Masses said for deceased non-Catholics?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 02/13/2019 - Holy Spirit, Wisdom, and Truth

Why must Godparents be Catholic?, How do I answer my husband who says he can confess his sins directly to God?, Can you use euphemisms instead of taking the Lord's name in vain?, Why would Jesus not want people to be forgiven?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 02/12/2019 - Sacrament of Confirmation

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Sacrament of Confirmation, the third Sacrament of Initiation, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes! (This is an encore of the 02/05/19 episode due to technical difficulty).

Open Line, Monday - 02/11/2019 - God Knows What He is Doing

How important are the Knights of Columbus?, What does "fallen asleep" mean?, Why can't nuns hear confessions?, Do I need a degree if I feel called to the field of apologetics?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 02/06/2019 - Waters of the World

What are some reasons to refuse to baptize a child?, Did Jesus need baptism?, Is it a sin to be baptized twice?, Was Bishop Sheen also a Melkite Bishop?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 02/05/2019 - Sacrament of Confirmation

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Sacrament of Confirmation, the third Sacrament of Initiation, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 02/04/2019 - Prayers for the Dead

Did the Good Thief beat Jesus to Paradise?, If murder is a mortal sin, what soldiers?, How do you pray for someone in Purgatory?, Why would a Baptism be denied?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 01/30/2019 - Vow of Chastity

What is the relationship between Islam and offering sacrifice to God?, Does prayer violate free will?, How can I counsel my elderly mother who wants to die?, Is there an easy way to end theological debate?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 01/29/2019 - The Problem of Evil

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the problem of Evil, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes! This is an encore of the 09/25/18 show.

Open Line, Monday - 01/28/2019 - Double Edged Sword

What is the Letter of Barnabas?, Was Noah's flood regional or global?, How to respond to "if you died tonight would you be assured of your salvation"?, Can you recommend sources to better understand the Old Testament?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 01/23/2019 - Tree of Life

Was the cross known in Jesus' time?, Are John the Apostle and John the Revelator the same person?, How are we to interpret Genesis and the real presence through science?, How did evil enter into the Garden of Eden?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa! This is an encore of the 08/15/18 show.

Open Line, Tuesday - 01/22/2019 - Effect of the Sacrament of the Eucharist

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on The Effects of the Sacrament of the Eucharist, the second of three Sacraments of Initiation, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Father Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 01/21/2019 - Children of God

Is it better to remain ignorant of the Gospel?, If God knows our final destination, do we have free will?, What is the Vatican's stance on dinosaurs?, Are we allowed to touch the monstrance?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Tuesday - 01/15/2019 - Why did Jesus have to be Baptized?

Fr. Wade Menezes answers questions about Faith, Family, and Fellowship on today's episode of Open Line Tuesday. Listen in as Father Wade answers questions such as, are the non-baptized still children of God, also, why did Jesus have to be Baptized if he was sinless, and, can a person receive the "Last Rights" if they are unconscious? All these questions answered and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Father Wade Menezes!!

Open Line, Monday - 01/14/2019 - God's Particular Territory

Do we need indulgences?, Does Romans prove "Once Saved Always Saved"?, If I don't take my children to Mass, is that a mortal sin on them?, Can atheists or Jews go to Heaven?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 01/09/2019 - When did Father Mitch start Hunting?

When did Father Mitch start Hunting?, Why did women cover their heads in the Old Testament?, Which commandments are we supposed to follow?, Why is the Western Church made up of a lot of different Churches?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 01/08/2019 - The Epiphany of Our Lord

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on The Epiphany of Our Lord leading up to the Baptism of the Lord, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 01/07/2019 - Born of Water and Spirit

Was Lazarus judged twice?, Why does the priest raise the host and chalice during consecration?, Isn't having a picture or statue of Mary idolatrous?, If Mary was without sin, why did she need a savior?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 01/02/2019 - What Did the Holy Family Eat?

What kind of food did the Holy Family eat?, Did they have trade? Is it right to have a confessional a block away from the parish? Why does one mountain have 2 names in the book of Exodus? Is living together before being married a mortal sin? and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 01/01/2019 - The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 12/31/2018 - Hyper-Dispensationalism

Was Jesus teaching for the Jews and Paul for the Gentiles?, Is Baruch 6:1 evidence for Purgatory?, What did the Jewish people understand about the Holy Spirit?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 12/19/2018 - God's Regret?

Do you know anything about Coptic Monks?, Did Saul speak Aramaic or Hebrew?, Could Cardinal Sarah mandate ad orientum universally?, Did God regret making man?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 12/18/2018 - The Second Half of Advent

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the celebration of the second half of Advent, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 12/17/2018 - The Narrow Path

How should I read the Song of Songs?, How is Mary sinless when she lost Jesus?, What does John 6:63 mean?, Did Joseph have sons from a previous marriage prior to Mary?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 12/12/2018 - Can a Priest kick someone out of Church?

Can a Priest kick someone out of their Parish?, what do Catholics mean when they say Mary is the mother of God?, How do Priests clean the cloth they use to clean the vessels?, I can't understand how "Bible Christians" believe they have the whole truth, can you help me?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 12/11/2018 - Reverent Confession

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on how Advent as a wonderful time to make a good, holy, and reverent Confession, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 12/10/2018 - Does Jesus have a Soul?

Does Jesus have a soul?, What do the Bishops do in the Church who aren't responsible for the Vatican?, Can possessed people still receive communion?, why do Potestants say, "Catholic" during the Apostle's creed instead,"Chrisrian?", and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 12/05/2018 - Prepare Your Heart

Is it permissible to pray the Gloria during personal prayer during Advent and Lent?, Did Mary suffer the pains of childbirth?, Why didn't Paul allow women to preach?, What's the best way to prepare our hearts for Advent?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Tuesday - 12/04/2018 - Advent

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on The Liturgical Season of Advent, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Open Line, Monday - 12/03/2018 - God and Man

Is the Eucharist spiritual medicine?, Is Christ present in his Holy Spirit?, How is Jesus God and Man?, When was the dogma of the Immaculate Conception declared?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Open Line, Wednesday - 11/28/2018 - Dogma and Doctrine

Did St. Thomas Aquinas believe in the immaculate Conception?, Will everyone be saved?, Why do the martyrs in Revelation want vengeance?, Can non-Catholics go to Heaven?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Open Line, Wednesday - 11/21/2018 - Definition of Penance

What is the definition of Penance?, What if my wife's and my previous marriages aren't annulled?, Have you ever seen a miracle through prayer?, Is the state of Israel now related to Israel in end times?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

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