Father Simon Says – January 17, 2022 – Say a Prayer and Stare Out the Window

1 Sm 15:16-23

  • Why do we use oil for anointing?
  • Does God ask for violence?


  • Did Mary wear a head cover?
  • Did Jesus really use a chalice?
  • Why wasn’t Jesus named Emmanuel?
  • When can I find ideas to have silent time listening to the Lord?

Word of the day: Builder


  • My wife had an abortion 30 years ago. I thought it was ok, then I went to confession but just can’t get past it. Can you help, Father?
  • What is your opinion on noise before Mass, like people talking etc.
  • Who are the ‘associates’ in the morning offering?
  • How do we know we are in a good relationship with God?
  • Why do we refer to the Blessed Mother as Mary and not Miriam?
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!