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“I am Patrick, a sinner, most uncultivated and least of all the faithful and despised in the eyes… [more]

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  PATRICK MADRID has been a popular speaker on the Catholic lecture circuit for nearly 30 years.… [more]

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PATRICK  HOSTS the “Patrick Madrid Show,” airing M-F from 6:00 to 9:00 am Pacific. The program… [more]

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Do you know where the saying "God helps those who help themselves" comes from?

Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanac quotes it, and an English politician named Algernon Sydney… [more]

Do you know where the saying "God helps those who help themselves" comes from? Do you know where the saying "God helps those who help themselves" comes from?

Debunking six myths about Medjugorje

A new communique was released from the Bishop of the Diocese of Mostar-Duvno (the ecclesiastical territory… [more]

Debunking six myths about Medjugorje Debunking six myths about Medjugorje

When this deeply misguided young man grows up to be a mature Christian, he will be embarrassed by his "Why I Hate Religion"video

Since a number of folks have asked my opinion of the new "Why I Hate Religion" video, here it is: The… [more]

When this deeply misguided young man grows up to be a mature Christian, he will be embarrassed by his "Why I Hate Religion"video When this deeply misguided young man grows up to be a mature Christian, he will be embarrassed by his "Why I Hate Religion"video

"Do I Need an Annulment?" and other common questions about divorce and remarriage

On my Thursday broadcast of the EWTN "Open Line" radio show, I am often asked by callers questions pertaining… [more]

"Do I Need an Annulment?" and other common questions about divorce and remarriage "Do I Need an Annulment?" and other common questions about divorce and remarriage

Dear Mom . . .

January 22, 2023 Dear Mom: Can you believe it is already the year 2023? I'm still writing '22 on… [more]

Dear Mom . . . Dear Mom . . .

Seeing people through the eyes of Christ changes your view of them

And as you wish that men would do to you, do so to them. If you love those who love you, what credit… [more]

Seeing people through the eyes of Christ changes your view of them Seeing people through the eyes of Christ changes your view of them

Quo vadis?

The American actor James Farentino died yesterday at the age of 73. He is perhaps best known for his… [more]

Quo vadis? Quo vadis?

Fr. Robert Barron named new rector and president of Chicago's Mundelein Seminary

This is welcome and not entirely unexpected news, given Father Barron's meteoric ascendancy in the Catholic… [more]

Fr. Robert Barron named new rector and president of Chicago's Mundelein Seminary Fr. Robert Barron named new rector and president of Chicago's Mundelein Seminary

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Powerful and Majestic Easter Music

Here are the musical pieces by Karl Jenkins that I’ve been playing on my Morning Show today. Something truly great to enjoy as you proceed through the sacred Triduum on the way to Resurrection Sunday. Agnus Dei  Sanctus Requiem Introit Pie Jesu  Read More →

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There’s ZERO moral equivalence between the Crusades and Muslim jihad

The Crusades = Jihad? Nice try, but no dice. Maybe you saw or heard about that notorious National Prayer Breakfast speech in which Mr. Obama attempted to equate the Catholic Crusades with violent, murderous Muslim jihad (watch video specifically at 2:00 mark). Well, nothing could be further from the truth. He said, “And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during... [Read more...]

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Wise Advice from St. Francis de Sales for When People Question Your Motives

“As soon as worldly people see that you wish to follow a devout life they aim a thousand darts of mockery and even detraction at you. The most malicious of them will slander your conversion as hypocrisy, bigotry, and trickery. . . . “Philothea, all this is mere foolish, empty babbling. These people aren’t interested in your health or welfare. ‘If you were of the world, the world would love what... [Read more...]

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Smashing Pumpkins

The Real (and Imaginary) Pagan Roots of Halloween By Brian Saint-Paul THE FIRST THING I NOTICED ABOUT JAY was that he was dressed like a woman. I also saw he was wearing combat boots and carrying a bag full of candy. But then I went back to that part about him being dressed like a woman. Jay had always been a curious fellow. Like the time he lost his pet tarantula, sending the neighborhood kids into an arachnophobia... [Read more...]

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One Protestant Minister’s Unusual “Reformation Day” Sermon

One Sunday, some years ago, I slipped into the back of a large Methodist church in my area to hear a sermon delivered by the pastor. It had been advertised for several days on the marquee on the lawn in front of the handsome neo-Gothic stone edifice. I really wanted to hear what he had to say that particular Sunday. Why that particular Sunday? Well, the occasion of his sermon was what Protestants celebrate as “Reformation... [Read more...]

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Random Acts of Kindness in Russia

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