Father Simon Says – October 22, 2021 – Paul Goes West

Rom 7:18-25a

  • Why did Paul go West? Father explains
  • What’s so fascinating about Paul’s cultural life?

Lk 12:54-59

  • What is human idolatry?

Mass Hysteria: Father reads a letter about languages at mass


  • Letter about Della Reese and Mahlia Jackson
  • My daughter did Yoga at gym class–is that OK?

Word on Fire: Orthodoxy


  • Could you recommend a good book about Mary?  I’m a Protestant and want to know more.
  • What is the Church’s position about the Jews & salvation?
  • If I hang the rosary from my mirror in my car and pray the rosary, is that okay?
  • I recommend Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary by Brant Pitre, for the caller who asked about Mary
  • Am I okay going to my sister’s house, even if she practices Buddhism?

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!