Father Simon Says – June 29, 2022 – Peter & Paul

Readings (1:43)

Acts 3:1-10

  • Father explains how this reading relates to the Liturgy of the Hours 

Acts 12:1-11

  • Father explains the escape from prison 

Mt 16:13-19

  • What does it mean to be followers of Christ? 

Commentary about the Solemnity (19:07)

Letters (23:07)

  • Some religious permit abortion, how should we think about that? 
  • Has Mary ever appeared to a Protestant? 
  • Listener asks for prayers for family member found with drugs
  • Our daughter has all her Catholic sacraments; she wants to marry an atheist outside the Church; what should we do?

Word of the Day: Alley (34:19)Callers 

  • (38:05) I’m a convert and just started reading the Gospels and is Matthew talks to the Jews, Mark is a book of action, Luke is a book of sophistication and John as a book of conversion
  • (44:31) Caller discusses Our Lady of Zeitoun
  • (47:01) There’s a shrine in Lithuania where Mary appeared to children who were not Catholic.
  • (47:51) Was Jesus married?
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!