Father Simon Says – February 14, 2022 – The Prayer of the Believer

Jas 1:1-11

  • Father talks about the book, The Rise of Christianityand the early Jews that accepted Jesus

Mk 8:11-13

  • Father tells a story of a priest who had problems with faith


  • What is the role of fear in the Bible?
  • Did Adam and Eve have children before the fall?
  • At a particular mass, the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick was offered to many at the parish–was that OK?

Word of the Day: More Corinthian commentary!


  • Was leprosy, just a name meaning someone was contagious with something?
  • Could you explain who St. Valentine is and when did St. Valentine’s Day turn to Valentine’s Day?
  • When we know someone is suffering, and we commiserate w/them, do we suffer with them and that brings us closer to Christ?
  • Which word did Jesus actually use in John 4 with the Samaritan?
  • Is a confession valid if the priest and penitent speak different languages?
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!