Father Simon Says – September 23, 2021 – What’s Wrong with a Paneled House?

Hg 1:1-8

  • Father begins with a basic Bible timeline

Lk 9:7-9

  • Who was Herod the Tetrarch?

Mass Hysteria: Father comments on this article: https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2021/09/why-the-novus-ordo-needs-gregorian-chant

  • Father talks more about why we go to mass on Sunday


  • Listener asks about funerals
  • Listener writes in that a song, Oceans, was played during communion
  • A listener asks about going to mass with her protestant mother
  • Father talks about the over-explaining aspects of mass
  • Is it acceptable to sing God Bless America at mass?

Word of the Day: Paneled house


  • What to do when I visit my brother, as his wife practices voodoo?
  • As Catholics, when we’re praying for someone, are we supposed to touch them, like laying on hands?
  • Is it okay to leave the blessed sacrament by itself, if I have to leave?
  • Acceptable to be using old rosaries and some are broken to remake into a necklace?
  • If you are a Roman Catholic, born and raised and go to a Maronite church, do I have to go through RCIA in that Church
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!