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

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!

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

Is the story of Jonah true?, Why does the Catholic Church believe you can lose your salvation?, Is "once saved, always saved" true?, Were Adam and Eve real people?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Can you please explain to me what and/or who St. Paul is referring to by "creation" in Romans 8 verse 21?, What does St. Paul mean by "creation" specifically?, Does this include our beloved pets?, What helps to make a perfect Catholic marriage?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Three Theological Virtues of Faith, Hope, and Charity over the next 3 weeks, today's focus is Charity, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Did the prophet Daniel teach the wise men to know the King of the Jews was expected because the Prophet Daniel supervised and taught the magi in Babylon to watch for it? Did Daniel knew the exact date?, In Mark Ch. 5 why did Jesus send the demons into swine?, Why should I confess to a priest?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Can you give a brief overview of the languages the scriptures were written in?, Did the angels rebel after seeing the beatific vision?, Is the Old Testament prohibition on a man laying with another man mistranslated?, Who picked which saints were added to the Tridentine Eucharistic prayers?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Where does it say that Peter was the head of the Church Christ created?, Wasn’t the Holy Spirit the leader of the Church after Pentecost?, How are we sure Christ is the true God and not Allah or Buddha?, What is the history of priestly celibacy?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Why are people against the Crusades now?, Have you learned more from self study or the classroom?, Can you explain Matthew 5:39?, Why is "take this and eat" left out of John's Gospel?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Three Theological Virtues of Faith, Hope, and Charity over the next 3 weeks, today's focus is Hope, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Three Theological Virtues of Faith, Hope, and Charity over the next 3 weeks, today's focus is Faith, 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 episode of Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

What work will we do in Heaven?, What is a good penance for someone who received Communion unworthily?, Does going to an Eastern Orthodox Mass fulfill your Sunday obligation?, When does theology make you holy?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Pursuance of Truth and the Life of St. John Henry Cardinal Newman, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Who baptized the Apostles?, Were the three wise men astrologers?, Did Jesus view Gentiles in a negative light?, How did the Church decide which books were divinely inspired?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Should we use the term "Mother Nature"?, What is the Hebrew word for cousin?, Where do dinosaurs and cavemen fit into Genesis?, How can I explain to my 15 year old son that God was fair to the people of Sodom and Gomorrah?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on Jesus as our Guide for our varied Apostolates, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

What did the tearing of the veil symbolize?, Is it okay to make your own chaplet?, What does it mean that we are the temple of the Holy Spirit?, How did John the Baptist learn about baptism?, Was it in the Old Testament?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

In Amos 6:6, who is Joseph?, Did Catholics change the way they do ordinations in the 900's?, Are we saved by Baptism?, Was Job real or fiction?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa! (This is an encore of the 09/11/19 show)

Your e-mails are answered on a special Mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

Why is the story of Judah and Tamar in Jesus's genealogy?, Why say the St. Michael prayer if Jesus conquered death and satan?, How do you explain Purgatory? ,and more on today's Open Line Monday with scriptural apologist John Martignoni!

I'm an extraordinary minister of communion, what type of blessing should I give?, Can you explain the fifth joyful mystery of the Rosary?, Why did Jesus heal only those with faith?, What is the difference between IHS and JHS?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on looking to the Blessed Virgin Mary for our New Year's Resolutions, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

My Godson is a homosexual, can I maintain a relationship with him?, What is the hierarchy in Heaven?, Was St. Joseph a carpenter or a bricklayer?, What is the difference between renewal and transformation?, and more on today's Open Line Wednesday with Fr. Mitch Pacwa!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the liturgical season of Advent and it's meaning and importance, and also discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

Fr. Wade gives us a teaching on the Importance of a Rightly Formed Conscience, and discusses faith, family, and fellowship, and more on today's Open Line Tuesday with Fr. Wade Menezes!

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