Father Simon Says – July 6, 2022 – Absolute Forgiveness

HOS 10:1-3, 7-8, 12 


  • Father talks about the life of St. Maria Goretti and the power of forgiveness 

MT 10:1-7

  • What does a disciple mean? 

Letters (22:01)

  • Jim writes in about those that don’t believe in God and the moral law
  • My pastor doesn’t read the Gospel or Eucharistic prayers, he reads them from memory. How much latitude does a priest have? 
  • Listener comments on politicians who receive communion despite abortion stance

Word of the Day: Forgive (33:46)


  • (35:54) – There seems to be a movement to reinterpret the scriptures. How do we interpret the Scriptures? 
  • (39:41) – Why don’t we bow at the name of Jesus? 
  • (41:58) – Did Jesus know that Judas knew would betray him? 
  • (44:35) – What do you think about choir substituting songs for the psalm during mass?
  • (46:25) – Are Jesus and the Father co-equal? 
  • (48:44) – How does a priest become a monsignor
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!