Open Line Monday
2023-03-20 - 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.
2023-03-13 - 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.
2023-03-06 - 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.
2023-02-27 - 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.
2023-02-20 - 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.
2023-02-13 - The Orgin of Original Sin
In the book of Revelation, at the end of time it talks about the Antichrist. Is this a real person or a mentality?, When was Jesus aware that he was the Lord?, How did the Church develop the concept of original sin?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2023-02-06 - Eye of the Needle
Why do Catholic theologians and apologists seem to elevate the writings of so-called canonized saints as if their writings are inspired?, How would you explain that Jesus had to establish a Church?, What is a mortal sin and what does the Church teach about it?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2023-01-30 - God Exists!
Do you know, without a shadow of a doubt, that God exists?, Why did St. Joseph have to die?, What would happen to the Church if the Pope developed a severe case of Alzheimer’s disease?, and more on today's Open Line with Fr. John Trigilio.
2023-01-23 - The Eucharist and Salvation
Why are we being dared to say the Our Father?, Why do we no longer say the word One in the Collect, as in one God forever and ever?, Is the Eucharist necessary for salvation?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2023-01-16 - Rev. Dr. MLK Jr. Day Mailbag
How does a plenary indulgence upon death work?, How can i surrender completely to God?, Who are the poor?, and more on today's special mailbag edition of Open Line.
2023-01-09 - Jesus' Missing Years
Why do the US bishops insist on parking a Holy Day on January 1?, Why are there no stories about Jesus during his teen years?, Why did they name him Emmanuel but we call him Jesus?, Why was Jesus Jewish and we are Catholic?, and more on today's Open Line.
2022-12-26 - The Octave of Christmas Mailbag
Fr. Trigilio answers your questions on a special mailbag edition of Open Line.
2022-12-19 - Why Did The 3 Kings Leave Jesus?
Why did the 3 Kings leave #Jesus after seeing him in the #Nativity?, if a #priest celebrates a Mass without certain vestments, is it invalid?, Craig wants suggestions for Catholic universities that are really Catholic and involved in sports, whom would you suggest and if a person knows he needs to abstain from #Communion. is he still part of the sacrifice? #Catholic
2022-12-12 - The Biblical Basis for Purgatory
Can you give me a good biblical explanation for Purgatory?, What are the best Bible verses to defend becoming Catholic?, The writers of James and Hebrews seem to have different beliefs about faith and works. Do they disagree on how salvation is obtained?, and more on today's Open Line with guest host John Martignoni.