Open Line, Monday

Apologetics
2022-01-17
Mailbag!
Your e-mails and listener comment line calls are answered on a special mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2022-01-10
Jesus, Fullness of Revelation
Why should I become Catholic? Are there more “benefits” than in just being a born-again Christian?, How do I explain to my Protestant friends why we ask for Mary’s intercession instead of going straight to God?, Why is it that Catholics are not allowed to marry unless they intend to have children?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2022-01-03
Mailbag!
Are we saved by faith alone?, My brother does not understand Purgatory and he believes that Purgatory would take away from the fact that Jesus died for our sins. How can I answer him?, What is the difference between repentance and saying that you’re sorry for your sins?, and more on today's mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-12-27
Mailbag!
What is the role of men and women in the family?, How is the Church not making the Eucharist a false idol?, What degree of specificity in form and kind is necessary for a valid confession?, and more on a special mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio. (This is an encore of the 10/18/21 show.)
2021-12-20
Sword of Truth and Justice
How should I understand God not answering my prayers?, What did Jesus mean when he said to "take up the sword"?, Should women "be silent"?, Why did Jesus have to die?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-12-13
Catholic Response to Sola Scriptura
Can you skip the second reading at a Mass?, Protestant theologians claim that because Jesus is the Word he doesn’t need to explicitly say that sola scriptura is acceptable. How do I answer this claim?, Why did Mary die?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr, John Trigilio.
2021-12-06
Hypostatic Union
What is the difference between seminaries, and what criteria should be used to evaluate them?, Does one have to be Catholic to get to Heaven?, Can you explain the hypostatic union?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-11-29
The Effects of Sin
Matthew 23:9 says, “call no one on Earth Father”. How does the Church respond to this with regards to priests?, What scriptures can I show a Mormon to show that the Catholic Church is the true church?, How long do the effects of sin last?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-11-22
The Effects of Sin
Matthew 23:9 says, “call no one on Earth Father”. How does the Church respond to this with regards to priests?, What scriptures can I show a Mormon to show that the Catholic Church is the true church?, How long do the effects of sin last?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-11-15
Mailbag!
Are we saved by faith alone?, My brother does not understand Purgatory and he believes that Purgatory would take away from the fact that Jesus died for our sins. How can I answer him?, What is the difference between repentance and saying that you’re sorry for your sins?, and more on today's mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-11-08
The Power of Prayers
Is it presumptuous to think some prayers are more powerful than others?, Is it a sin of omission if I don't correct a family member?, Is it a mortal sin if I leave money that may go unreported?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-11-01
All About Purgatory
Why was Mary a virgin?, Can you explain what "through him, with him, and in him" mean during the Mass?, What is some good scriptural evidence for Purgatory?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-10-25
Was Jesus a White Man?
Does God allow spirits to harm people?, Why was Jesus depicted by St. Faustina as a white man?, Do we have pre-existing souls before we are born?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-10-18
Mailbag!
What is the role of men and women in the family?, How is the Church not making the Eucharist a false idol?, What degree of specificity in form and kind is necessary for a valid confession?, and more on a special mailbag edition of Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.
2021-10-11
Why Should I Choose Christianity?
Are there better ways to pray than asking for my own intentions?, Why would God create someone if he knows they will go to hell?, Were any of Martin Luther’s objections in fact objectionable – particularly the selling of indulgences?, and more on today's Open Line Monday with Fr. John Trigilio.