Open Line, Monday
Memorial Day Mailbag
How can venial sins be forgiven?, Who is the beloved disciple?, What to do with the cremated remains of a relative?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
Where Did Jesus Ascend From?
How did Elijah get to Heaven?, What did Paul mean when he said, "I have become all things to all people"?, Where did Jesus ascend from?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with guest host John Martignoni.
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.
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.
Hard To Understand Perpetual Virginity
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?
Die to Your Self
What is the Catholic belief in the Holy Spirit? When you commit a mortal sin, does the Holy Spirit leave you?, What is a Catholic’s obligation to accept and not question Catholic teaching?, How do I die to myself? What does that mean?, and more on today's Open Line with guest host Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers.
Contributions of Christian Denominations
Should we venerate a cross or crucifix on Good Friday?, Is it sinful to throw away religious materials?, Do all Christian denominations contribute to the Church?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
Strive for Holiness
I don't believe the apostles were real, Are there any living descendants of Biblical people?, Is Christ present in the Greek Orthodox sacraments?, and more on today's Open Line with guest host John Martignoni.
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 Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
Close Proximity to Holiness Itself
A priest mentioned in his sermon the other day that Mary Magdalene (the woman who dried the feet of Jesus with her hair) was ALSO the sister of Lazarus. How did I miss that?, How does the Catholic Church view baptism from Protestants?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
What is Heaven Like?
I have a Protestant friend who said that the Levitical priesthood went away with Judaism and he wants to know why we have priests in the Catholic Church. How should I respond?, How do we defend the infallibility of the papacy?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
The Road is Narrow
How can I practice Lent when no one else in the house understands or cares about it?, How can I explain infant baptism to people who believe a child should make that choice?, and more on today's Open Line with guest host Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers.
Jesus Christ is God's Mercy
If you were to doe immediately after going to confession, would you go straight to Heaven?, What's the difference between the soul and spirit?, Why do we deserve God's mercy?, and more on today's Open Line with guest host Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers.
Overcoming Attachment to Sin
How do you change your attachment to a sin you have done repeatedly in the past?, What does the Church teach about dreams and interpretations? Does God really speak to us in that way?, How can I defend Mary’s Immaculate Conception to a non-Catholic?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
The Eucharist as Sacrifice
Can you explain why Jesus says, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”, Why was Satan allowed to do so much to Job’s family?, How can I explain the Eucharist as a sacrifice?, and more on today's Open Line mailbag with Fr. John Trigilio.