Father Simon Says – July 30, 2021 – Gather at the River

Lv 23:1, 4-11, 15-16, 27, 34b-37

  • What do the feasts in today’s reading mean?

Mt 13:54-58

  • Mary was a very common name in the time of Jesus–what does this have to do with today’s Gospel?


  • Can Catholics donate their body to science?
  • Where’s the location of Heaven and Hell?
  • Is the Mass Passover?
  • Do the Orthodox believe in hell?

Word of the Day: wave offering


  • A Coptic priest calls in to talk about an apparition
  • A grandmother asks about Baptism
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