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2024-05-20
The Immortality of the Soul
If our bodies are to be buried intact when we die, should an amputee be buried with his amputated limb? Does not following the GIRM make the Mass illicit? What are Holy Days of obligation? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-05-13
It Is Finished
What happens to the soul when somebody goes to communion with mortal sin? Did God the Father die when Jesus died? What was the Catholic response to the Protestant Reformation? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-05-06
The Poor in Spirit
Was Moses the only person to see God's face? Why do have to recite the Rosary out loud? What does it mean to be poor in spirit? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-04-29
Souls of the Miscarried
What is the soul? What is the role of the deacon in the Catholic Church? What happens to the souls of the miscarried? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-04-22
Hard To Understand Perpetual Virginity
(Evergreen) Hard to understand the #Catholic belief in Mary's perpetual virginity, is it possible to be perfect?, and do Catholics worship Mary and the Saints?
2024-04-15
Treating Gender Dysphoria in a Catholic Way
What does canon law about who should be handling the Eucharist during adoration? My relative is experiencing gender dysphoria but wants to remain Catholic. What are some resources that would be helpful to him? and more on today's mailbag edition of Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-04-08
Solar Eclipse Edition
Why are three oils blessed at the Chrism Mass? What happens to the old oil? Did Christ die for all or for many? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-04-01
Looking for Christ
I find it difficult to tell my wife she is not worthy to receive Communion, any advice? For a funeral over the Easter Triduum, how did they have the Blessed Sacrament available? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-03-25
Holy Week Mailbag
If God is unchanging, did he have a body eternally, and how does the incarnation relate to God being eternal?, What is the best way to explain the Trinity to younger students?, Given that the tree of knowledge of good and evil was where sin came from; could God have created the Garden of Eden without it?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-03-18
Mass for Dogs?
Why did the Protestants break off from the Catholic Church and are they close to reunification? Is a confession invalid if the priest can't hear all of our sins? What does mortification of the senses mean? and more on today's Open Line with guest host Dr. David Anders.
2024-03-11
This Day You Will Be with Me in Paradise
Why should we appeal to natural law in moral debates? How do you respond to Protestants about Judith and the deuterocanonical books being historically inaccurate? Where did the thief on the cross go? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-03-04
Holy Water
Is it okay to listen to a recitation of the Rosary with my headphones while praying the Rosary? Can I be a Catholic, with next to no Marian Devotion? Did Jesus descend to a physical hell? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2024-02-26
Sacrifice of the Mass
What is your advice for someone about to receive the Eucharist for the first time? How can I evangelize a Christian neighbor of mine without pushing her away or ruining the friendship? Is it good to pray the same prayers for years or can I mix it up? and more on today's Open Line with Guest Host Dr. David Anders.
2024-02-19
What is Lent About?
Will one mortal sin actually send someone to hell? Could a civilian leader end the Great Schism? What is Lent about? and more on today's Open Line with guest host Dr. David Anders.
2024-02-12
Venerate versus Worship of Saints
Are Protestant baptisms valid? Can you explain the difference between veneration and worship of the saints? When is it permissible for laypeople to baptize? and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.