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

What is the difference between seminaries, and what criteria should be used to evaluate them?, Does one have to be Catholic to get to Heaven?, Can you explain the hypostatic union?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

What is blasphemy?, What is natural death and why did Mary die?, Do Muslims believe in the same God as Catholics?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on the Top 5 Reasons Why People May Hesitate to Approach Confession, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Matthew 23:9 says, “call no one on Earth Father”. How does the Church respond to this with regards to priests?, What scriptures can I show a Mormon to show that the Catholic Church is the true church?, How long do the effects of sin last?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

What is the history of Communion in the hand verses kneeling and on the tongue?, Could you please clarify if Mary did indeed suffer death?, Out of all the women on Earth, why was Mary chosen?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on Advent and the New Liturgical Year, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Matthew 23:9 says, “call no one on Earth Father”. How does the Church respond to this with regards to priests?, What scriptures can I show a Mormon to show that the Catholic Church is the true church?, How long do the effects of sin last?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

How should I pray for a good vocation?, Are modern Jews including orthodox reform and conservative descended from the pharisaic Jews?, Was Jesus taught by the widow?, and more on today's Open line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on the Communion of Saints and the Three States of the Church, faith, family, fellowship, and more on a special mailbag edition of Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Are we saved by faith alone?, My brother does not understand Purgatory and he believes that Purgatory would take away from the fact that Jesus died for our sins. How can I answer him?, What is the difference between repentance and saying that you’re sorry for your sins?, and more on today's mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

A listener wants to know if the word "God" in the Book of Hebrews is feminine, discerning if a person's "tongues" are from #God, and changes often associated with #Vatican2 but that are not actually part of it.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on how we are made for Heaven and the Beatific Vision, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Is it presumptuous to think some prayers are more powerful than others?, Is it a sin of omission if I don't correct a family member?, Is it a mortal sin if I leave money that may go unreported?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

What is the sin of gluttony?, When Jesus had the last supper, was it actually on Passover?, Why were the Israelites enslaved for 430 years in Egypt?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on the Commemoration of All Souls and All Souls Day, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Why was Mary a virgin?, Can you explain what "through him, with him, and in him" mean during the Mass?, What is some good scriptural evidence for Purgatory?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

Did #Constantine create the #Catholic #Church for political reasons?, and what's a good academic source for researching the #Inquisition?

Fr. Wade Menezes discusses superstition, bring back the meaning of #AllHallowsEve , and why you shouldn't bury a St. Joseph statue to get a house. #Halloween #Jesus #God #Catholicism #EWTN

Does God allow spirits to harm people?, Why was Jesus depicted by St. Faustina as a white man?, Do we have pre-existing souls before we are born?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

Can you explain what Mercy is?, Does Church tradition have evidence or records of any witnesses to the Assumption of Mary?, How do we know what makes our thoughts sinful?, What was the battle in Heaven?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on divination, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. wade Menezes.

What is the role of men and women in the family?, How is the Church not making the Eucharist a false idol?, What degree of specificity in form and kind is necessary for a valid confession?, and more on a special mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

Is the Beast in Revelation the same as the Antichrist?, Was the killing of the Canaanites symbolic?, Was Emperor Sargon also found in a basket like Moses?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on the Fathers of the Church, faith, family, and fellowship, on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Are there better ways to pray than asking for my own intentions?, Why would God create someone if he knows they will go to hell?, Were any of Martin Luther’s objections in fact objectionable – particularly the selling of indulgences?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

I have read your new book, Wheat and Tares. Do you have any advice to psychiatrists working with the perpetrators and victims of the Church Scandal?, As an adult who has sinned greatly, how should I prepare for my first confession?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa. (This is an encore of the 03/24/21 show.)

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on St. Faustina, the Divine Mercy Seer, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

What does the phrase, “the gates of hell will not prevail against it” mean?, If God didn’t make evil and the devil can’t make anything, then where did evil come from?, and more on a special mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio. (This is an encore of the 04/19/21 show.)

Were the Jesuits formed to trap all of the people leaving the Church after the Reformation?, What can we do to teach Catholics the richness of the Mass?, Is one obligated to accept a Godparent request?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade Menezes discusses how to overcome scrupulosity a.k.a. "religious OCD", what is a victim soul?, and what is the difference between expiation and propition?

Why is Michael the Archangel a #saint?, what happens to a baptized baby that dies, can I baptize my non-Catholic niece without their parents permission?, and what are the differences between the Catholic #Bible and the King James Bible? #KJV #Christianity #God #Jesus #Catholicism

Can you explain the Memorare?, How many religions were founded by God?, Is it acceptable to practice stoicism?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Importance of Making A Spiritual Retreat, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Author and Speaker John Martignoni drops in to guest host and discuss his new book "Blue Collar Apologetics" on today's Open Line Monday.

How should I confess remembered sins?, Was Ben-Hur a real biblical figure?, What is the sin of folly?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on the Feast Day of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Are St. John, gospel writer, St. John, the Beloved One, and St. John of Patmos are all the same individual?, Did the Blessed Mother know she was free from original sin?, What is the Catholic teaching on physician-assisted suicide?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

My mom was a #Holocaust survivor: would it be moral to make a claim against the German government now that it's possible?, any comments from the #Church on taking anti-anxiety medication?, is the #Eucharist efficacious when Protestants try to confer it?, and how does being in #Purgatory until the end of time reflect #God's #mercy? #Christian #Catholicism #Protestant #anxiety #WWII

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on A Little Octave Celebration of the Blessed Virgin Mary, September 8 (Nativity of BVM) through September 15 (O.L. Sorrows), faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

Your e-mails and listener comment line calls are answered on a special Labor Day edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

Are Enoch and Elijah going to be the "Two Holy Witnesses" depicted in the Apocalypse of St. John?, Was the Upper Room in the Essenes Quarter, property of the Evangelist Mark’s family?, Was Mary Magdalene the sister of Martha and Lazarus?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa.

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on Devotions and Acts of Devotion, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

What is the difference between the children of God and the adopted children of God?, What is the difference between the Eastern and Western Church?, What is the beatific vision?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.

Fr. Mitch Pacwa answers listeners' question. Is #sin relative?, is it gossiping or backbiting to confide in another person about a conflict?, were Mary and Joseph #married?, when praying for the #bishop, what should we #pray?, and a question about praying in public? #Catholicism #Christianity #God

Fr. Wade gives us a lesson on the Eucharist, faith, family, fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes.

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