Father Simon Says – January 13, 2022 – What’s the Mercy Seat

1 Sm 4:1-11

  • Father talks about why non-belief and superstition are two sides of the same coin


  • Why don’t more schools offer the trades?
  • Am I obliged to go to mass? I’m concerned about COVID exposure?

Word of the Day: Mercy Seat


  • My son-in-law is visiting. His stepfather is dying but not baptized. Is it valid for my son-in-law to baptize him because the family doesn’t want a catholic priest
  • Question on how we know that Jesus died for all people?
  • Question about today’s Gospel– Jesus couldn’t go back to the synagogue after healing a leper because he was considered unclean. Is this true?
  • Do you know what happened to Noah’s Ark
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!