Father Simon Says – May 24, 2022 – Why Did Jesus Work Miracles?

Acts 16:22-34

  • What do Paul and Silas show us?

Jn 16:5-11

  • Why is it good that Jesus is on the heavenly throne?


  • My 10-year old son wants to know what “take what I say with a grain of salt” means
  • Why do the readings talk about a certain number of fish caught
  • There seems to be a lot of antisemitism in early Christianity; how do we understand this?

Word of Day: Convict


  • Is there any reason why we can’t have Gregorian masses for someone that’s alive?
  • Question about baptism: I have a friend who hasn’t been baptized. He wonders why Catholics baptize babies; what should I say?
  • Can women expose the Blessed Sacrament for adoration?
  • Did St. Joseph and the Blessed Virgin Mary have any children after Jesus?
  • I’m going through a divorce does Fr. Simon had any words of encouragement for me?
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!