Father Simon Says – August 5, 2021 – Rock of Ages

Nm 20:1-13

  • Why didn’t Moses enter the promised land? What’s the significance of the number 40?

Mt 16:13-23

  • Father explains the significance of the setting of today’s Gospel


  • Is it appropriate to spank children?
  • Question from an Eastern Catholic–her pastor said her black dress was inappropriate for Church.
  • What are the origins of the indulgences?

Word of the day: Confession


  • Is Christianity an offshoot of Zoroaster?  What’s your response?
  • How do I respond to my non-Catholic friends?
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!