Father Simon Says for December 5, 2018

Daily Bible Study- Fr. Simon talks about Isaiah’s prophecies of Jerusalem, what the Bible means by “His rod and His staff, they comfort me,” and the Miracle of the Loaves and the Fishes.

Email Question- How do we know what Scriptures Jesus held to be true?

Email Question- Is there significance to Jesus feeding the crowds after three days, and God feeding the Israelites after three days?

Email Question- Is there a rule about fasting after Communion?

Caller Question- Should we give our loved ones fraternal correction if it is going to cause them to be mad at us?

Caller Question- Why does the priest change the readings at daily Mass?

Caller Question- What are the definitions of “holy,” “hallowed,” and “worship”?

Colonel of Truth Deacon Chick O’Leary- Clarification on changing readings: It may be for optional memorials and feasts.

Word of the Day- Juicy/greasy.

Caller Question- Why is God so brutal in the Old Testament?

Caller Question- Is it okay for my teenage daughter to read a metaphysics book?