Father Simon Says – December 9, 2021 – Grain Thrashing

Is 41:13-20

  • What is the thrashing of grain?

Mt 11:11-15

  • How can we be greater than John the Baptist?

Mass Hysteria: Father talks more about Cardinal Francis George and the liturgy


  • Question about religious art
  • Why does the Eastern church make the sign of the cross differently
  • Father reads a letter about the origins of liturgical abuse
  • Father tells a story about a young boy who talks about the invisibility of God

Word of the Day:  Myrtle tree


  • What is  the Apostolic Pardon and does the priest always give it during the Last Rites?
  • Does a solemnity last 7 days?
  • If God made Jesus and Mary, who made God?
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!