Father Simon Says – August 24, 2021 – Mass Hysteria

Who was St. Bartholomew? And what does Nathaniel mean?

Rv 21:9b-14

  • Father explains a Jewish wedding custom

Jn 1:45-51

  • Why is the fig tree important?

Mass hysteria: Father talks about some of the liturgical prescriptions of the Second Vatican Council


  • Letter about wedding garment and baptismal garment and what to wear to mass
  • Is there an appropriate time for applause for mass?

Word: to deceive


  • Two Strikes at Birth: Original Sin and then concupiscence.    Could you help me understand?
  • During the mass, one Greek response like in Kyrie Elision.  Why only Greek part in the mass?
  • Was John the Baptist born without original sin?
  • I was raised Christian Reform and taught about atonement, especially John 6:44 What are Fr.’s thoughts on possibility on limited atonement?
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