Father Simon Says

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Father Simon Says is your daily bible study hosted by Father Richard Simon, who jokingly refers to himself as Reverend Know-it-All.

Episódios

  • Father Simon Says – November 29, 2021 – Amazing Faith

    29/11/2021 Duração: 49min

    Is 2:1-5 Father shares his theory of David and Israel Mt 8:5-11 What’s significant about a centurion humbling himself before a Jewish rabbi? Mass Hysteria: Father talks about a priest who cleared out the altar in a church and set up tables for a Thanksgiving dinner. Letters Father responds to a letter about incense at mass Letter […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 26, 2021 – Praying for Those in Purgatory [Encore]

    26/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    1 Mc 4:36-37, 52-59 Father explains that this section of the book of Maccabees is about Hanukah Lk 19:45-48 Father connects this Gospel with the Maccabees Mass Hysteria: Father tells two liturgical experiences Letters: Tim has a question about purgatory and indulgences Father talks about the nature of superstition Word of the Day: House Callers […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 25, 2021 – Do My Prayers Count? [Encore]

    25/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Wis 7:22b–8:1 What is real wisdom? Lk 17:20-25 Where will God’s royal nature appear? Is Jesus’ Kingdom political? Mass Hysteria: Father reads a letter about some of the church songs from the 70s Word of the day: Cross and Crucifix Letter: Do my prayers count? Question about the three days of darkness; what is it? […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 24, 2021 – Poems & Hymns & Songs, Oh My!

    24/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Dn 5:1-6, 13-14, 16-17, 23-28 Father explains what it means to use the things of God for ourselves Lk 21:12-19 Father talks about Fulton Sheen’s preaching Mass Hysteria: Father talks about singing in the early Church Letters: Question about the devil and hell What is Hislev? Word of the Day: Defense Callers: Why is it […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 23, 2021 – The Glory of the Lord

    23/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Dn 2:31-45 Father admits understanding Daniel’s prophecy is difficult and gives an account of what prophecies are. Lk 21:5-11 Father talks about the Lord appearing in glory Mass Hysteria: Father talks about coffee table mass Letters: Question about saints and self-mutilation Father cautions against drive by communion services Word of the Day: Name Callers: I’m […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 22, 2021 – Why We Fast

    22/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Dn 1:1-6, 8-20 Father dissects the plethora of names in today’s first reading and why we fast Lk 21:1-4 Father shares stories of trusting in God during times of financial need Mass Hysteria: Father talks about the funeral he celebrated over the weekend Letters: Letter asking why Jesus says “why do you call me good?” Father […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 19, 2021 – Praying for Those in Purgatory

    19/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    1 Mc 4:36-37, 52-59 Father explains that this section of the book of Maccabees is about Hanukah Lk 19:45-48 Father connects this Gospel with the Maccabees Mass Hysteria: Father tells two liturgical experiences Letters: Tim has a question about purgatory and indulgences Father talks about the nature of superstition Word of the Day: House Callers […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 18, 2021 – What Does Catholic Mean?

    18/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    1 Mc 2:15-29 Father talks about the old religion of mythology Lk 19:41-44 Why does Father think today’s Gospel is problematic? Mass Hysteria: What does the word Catholic mean? Letters:  What is the difference between consubstantiation and transubstantiation? Word of the day: Pallisade Callers: Question about baptism and coming into the Catholic Church. How does […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 17, 2021 – Talent Show!

    17/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Father talks about the history of St. Elizabeth of Hungary 2 Mc 7:1, 20-31 Father talks about the Mexican Cristeros and exhorts us to have the bravery to live well now. Lk 19:11-28 Father explains how much the talent was worth Mass Hysteria: Father discusses sacred music in the USA Letters: Are the Patriarchs in […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 16, 2021 – Render to Whom?

    16/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    2 Mc 6:18-31 When do we disobey legitimate authority? Lk 19:1-10 What does it mean to render unto Caesar? Father also explains why no one is beyond the love of God Mass Hysteria: Father muses about the wedding he went to this weekend. Letters: Father talks about St. Gertrude prayers aren’t part of the deposit […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 15, 2021 – How Are We Saved?

    15/11/2021 Duração: 49min

    1 Mc 1:10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63 Father begins Maccabees giving historical details, including what the mark of the covenant was Lk 18:35-43 What are we saved by? Mass hysteria: Father talks about ad orientem worship Word of the Day: Please Letters: Question about scapular enrollment Father answers a question about Jesus’ two natures Letter talking about proper […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 12, 2021 – Heavenly Value of Confession

    12/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Wis 13:1-9 Father talks about atheism and arguments for the existence of God Lk 17:26-37 What does Dr. Scott Hahn think about these apocalyptic passages? Mass Hysteria: Father opines more about loud organ music Word of the Day: Firmament Letters Father talks about the apocalypse Is the Blood of Christ less important than the Body […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 11, 2021 – Do My Prayers Count?

    11/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Wis 7:22b–8:1 What is real wisdom? Lk 17:20-25 Where will God’s royal nature appear? Is Jesus’ Kingdom political? Mass Hysteria: Father reads a letter about some of the church songs from the 70s Word of the day: Cross and Crucifix Letter: Do my prayers count? Question about the three days of darkness; what is it? […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 10, 2021 – Is Noah Our Father?

    10/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Wis 6:1-11 Father talks about wisdom and politicians Lk 17:11-19 What’s the meaning of leprosy in the law? Mass Hysteria: Father talks about incense at mass Word of the Day: Master Callers Did we all arrive from Noah’s and his family? Does God love everyone? Where does priestly celibacy come from?

  • Father Simon Says – November 9, 2021 – Righteous Anger!

    09/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Ez 47:1-2, 8-9, 12 What is Ezekiel’s vision about? 1 Cor 3:9c-11, 16-17 Who is the historical Jesus? Jn 2:13-22 Father explains who the money changers of the ancient world was Mass Hysteria: Father talks about ancient temples and Church architecture Letters: Father answers another letter about quoting St. Augustine and St. Francis regarding anger. […]

  • Father Simon Says – November 8, 2021 – It’s All Greek to Me!

    08/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Wis 1:1-7 What is justice? Father also explains different kinds of love. Lk 17:1-6 Father talks about the real meaning of scandal and why we should be wary of little scandals Mass Hysteria: Father recommends listeners study 1 Sam 15:23 Letters: Letter about the distinction between performance vs praise during mass Question about who can […] All show notes at Father Simon Says – November 8, 2021 – It’s All Greek to Me! - This podcast produced by Relevant Radio

  • Father Simon Says – November 4, 2021 – Shepherds Kept Their Watch

    04/11/2021 Duração: 53min

    Rom 14:7-12 Father says we’re members of a universal Church; what does that mean? Lk 15:1-10 Father talks about meeting a shepherd turned seminarian who gives insight about going to find lost sheep Mass Hysteria: Father talks a bit more about funerals & a caller Letters Letter regarding the contradiction between faith and works Listener […] All show notes at Father Simon Says – November 4, 2021 – Shepherds Kept Their Watch - This podcast produced by Relevant Radio

  • Father Simon Says – November 3, 2021 – Church Architecture

    03/11/2021 Duração: 53min

    Rom 13:8-10 Is St. Paul un-American? Lk 14:25-33 What does it really mean to love our parents? Do we have to sell everything to follow Jesus? Mass Hysteria: Father talks more about Church architecture Letters: Can you baptize an aborted baby? Father answers another question about yoga Can I receive communion before confession? Word of […] All show notes at Father Simon Says – November 3, 2021 – Church Architecture - This podcast produced by Relevant Radio

  • Father Simon Says – November 2, 2021 – Walk On

    02/11/2021 Duração: 52min

    Wis 3:1-9 Father tells a story of a goldsmith Rom 6:3-9 What does it mean when we give our lives to Christ? PS 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 Father talks about a controversial section of the passage Mass Hysteria: Letter about the physical structure of Churches Letters: Did Jesus reject the teachings of his fellow Jews about […] All show notes at Father Simon Says – November 2, 2021 – Walk On - This podcast produced by Relevant Radio

  • Father Simon Says – November 1, 2021 – Halo!

    01/11/2021 Duração: 51min

    Rv 7:2-4, 9-14 Father explains the mystery of the book of Revelation 1 Jn 3:1-3 What does it mean to be pure of heart? Mt 5:1-12a Father explains what it means to bless God Mass Hysteria: Why do we have the bells at mass? Letters: Father talks about looking up at the people during mass […] All show notes at Father Simon Says – November 1, 2021 – Halo! - This podcast produced by Relevant Radio

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