Father Simon Says – August 11, 2021 – What’s the Deal with Tax Collectors?

Dt 34:1-12

  • Moses knew the Lord face to face

Mt 18:15-20

  • What does it mean to treat our brother as a tax collector?
  • Why should we memorize this Gospel passage?


  • Question about the Book of Enoch
  • Thank you letter about praying for a listener
  • How can I pick a spouse?
  • Can Catholics donate their bodies to a body farm?

Word of the day: Name


  • How do we understand Wisdom literature?
  • My mom and sister they’re converting to a Baptist Church.  Is it okay for us to attend that ceremony even though we’re Catholics?
  • If it’s possible to be composted in a consecrated compost ground?
Father Richard Simon, who jokingly refers to himself as Reverend Know-it-All is the host of Fr. Simon Says on Relevant Radio. Father Simon delves into the daily Scripture readings, shares a Word of the Day to help you sharpen you vocabulary, and opens the phones to your questions about the Faith. After just a few minutes with Father Simon, you might be convinced that he truly does know it all!