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 St. John Vianney and the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Can you explain Romans chapter 13?, Can you help me understand Romans chapter 8:1?, What does Matthew chapter 23:37-39 mean?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with apologist John Martignoni.

Who was the first black person in the Bible?, We are frequently asked for contributions to any of several "Catholic" causes. Is there a way to determine whether these are genuine charities or 'fronts' for activist purposes?, Are the powers and principalities mentioned in the Bible good or bad?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mich Pacwa.

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

The Church teaches a lot about John 3:16. Is 1 John 3:16 in support of John 3:16?, I do not understand why the Catholic Church does not support gay marriage. Why would God be against love?, What does the Catholic Church teach about IVF?, Did Jesus have a brother named James?,and more on today's Open Line Monday with apologist John Martignoni.

Non-Catholic Christians, who have accepted Jesus and are therefore by definition saved, cannot receive communion at a Catholic Church. Two questions: how do you think Jesus would feel about His followers being unable to receive Communion, and can you understand how non-Catholic Christians consider such denial the height of arrogance?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mich Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the 21 Health-Related Benefits of Silence, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

God did not condone slavery, how to explain "offering it up" to a Protestant, is it mandatory for Catholics to tithe, and how a can mere finite creature make reparation to God?

I'm reading and hearing that Vatican II is not accepted by some people in the Church. Is that a schism or a difference of opinion?, Are there other times in Latin mass that use different words that are translated to English as the same word?, If God knows the past present and future how can we have free will?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mich Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on The Married Life of St. Louis and St. Zelie Martin, Parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

In Scripture it says that Jesus grew in wisdom and understanding. Was he born with superhuman knowledge or did he progressively grow in this knowledge?, Does Genesis 6:3 say that a person can only live until 120 years old?, People say God forgives and forgets. Why is there purgatory, then?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Is it okay for me to watch Mass in pajamas?, Can someone who was Catholic be buried with only a rite of committal?, How should Catholics respond to being asked to use transgender pronouns?, Should I withhold marital relations over my husband's marijuana use?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mich Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on St. Maria Goretti and Alessandro Serenelli, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Your emails and voicemails are answered on a special mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Why was Cain afraid of vengeance if the only other human beings present were his parents Adam and Eve?, Could you please tell me the correct pronunciation of the name "Elijah"?, Could we form a protective order for Catholics?, What historical arguments can we make to those who claim St. Peter was never in Rome?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mich Pacwa.

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

In Luke 1:47, Mary says, “My Lord and my Savior.” Why does she need a Savior if she is free from sin?, How should we interpret Matthew 5:29?, How long after Pentecost was Peter put in prison?, How can we explain God's presence in the Tabernacle?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Does the word “arsenokoitai” translate into “boy molester” or “young boys” rather than “homosexuals”? Has the Church been wrong in their persecution of homosexuals over a translation error?, Is it better for me to abstain from communion or better to receive in the hand?, Should we get involved in the BLM movement?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mich Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on Why We Reserve the Eucharist in a Tabernacle, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

How is the Church of Christ Communion different from that of the Catholic Church?, How can I explain Catholic Tradition to a Protestant?, How many times can you receive Communion in a day?, Why do we repeat the Hail Mary ten times?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

On your Scripture & Tradition program, you explained how our bodies will be restored to perfection at the end of time. Jesus, however, has the marks of his crucifixion in his resurrected body, presumably forever. Can you comment on this reality or refer me to any writings which examine it?, Can you please explain what is behind the LGBTQ+ agenda and what should be our Catholic position?, What is the difference between mourning and being poor in spirit?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mich Pacwa.

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

Can you recommend a good book on Revelations?, Where is a good verse about tithing?, Should I play video games with demons and magic involved?, Who is the Angel of the Lord?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Why did you become a Jesuit?, While history always showed that John the Apostle was in Ephesus for the late 1st century and Scripture also showed that Paul left Timothy in Ephesus to be the Bishop, what does that have to do with the authority of the two if they were there at the same time?, Did circumcision exist historically before Abraham?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mich Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the 12 Fruits of the Holy Spirit and what they really mean, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

If we acknowledge that Christ died for our sins, and that He is Lord and Savior, would you say this is the first step towards 'salvation' and in building a relationship with Our Father in heaven?, I have a question about Hebrews 10:35. It says, So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. What is this verse saying?, Where can I find Papal authority and secession in the Bible?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Is it ok to #pray for the police officer who killed #GeorgeFloyd, can I vote for a #proabortion politician, can #Lastrites be received more than once, and why am I listening to Catholic Radio?

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

Why do Catholics believe in infant baptism when the child isn’t able to fully consent being baptized?, Is there biblical evidence for the teaching that the priest is in persona Christi?, When Jesus came into the apostles and broke the bread after the experience on the road to Emmaus, then disappeared, was this him teaching us that he is present in the Eucharist even though we can’t see him?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Do any of today's Jewish Catholics trace their roots all the way back to Jesus?, I recently purchased exorcised blessed water and exorcised blessed salt from an online religious site out of Florida. I heard or read somewhere that blessing oneself with the water will protect you from getting the Coronavirus. Is this true?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

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!

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