Father Simon Says – November 26, 2021 – Praying for Those in Purgatory [Encore]

1 Mc 4:36-37, 52-59

  • Father explains that this section of the book of Maccabees is about Hanukah

Lk 19:45-48

  • Father connects this Gospel with the Maccabees

Mass Hysteria: Father tells two liturgical experiences


  • Tim has a question about purgatory and indulgences
  • Father talks about the nature of superstition

Word of the Day: House


  • What are the required days for fasting and required days for Abstinence?
  • The ‘Weight of Revelation’ is a saying from Hildebrand, and does Fr. Simon recognize that or does he know about Hildebrand?
  • is is possible for a loved one from purgatory to communicate with us here?
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!