Father Simon Says – January 27, 2022 – Lights and Bushels

2 Sm 7:18-19, 24-29

  • Father shares one of his ‘most hairbrained theories’ about the Scriptures

Mk 4:21-25

  • Is the bushel basket what we think it is?


  • Father explains what a parable means
  • Why was the Gospel preach to the death?
  • Email asking with clarification about Romans and the Jewish faith

Word of the Day: Priest


  • How do we understand God’s mercy and his justice
  • Ecclesiastes 11:1 ‘Cast thy bread upon thy water, for thou shalt find it after many days’ Could you explain this verse.
  • How do we understand contrition?
  • Commenting on The soldier that touched the Ark of the Covenant and connecting to Peter and David. He would like to get Fr. Simon’s reaction
  • Question about the light and the first eastern star
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!