Father Simon Says – August 15, 2022 – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Bible Study: (1:02)

RV 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB

  • Father discusses the connection between today’s feast and Revelation

1 COR 15:20-27

  • Do we have universal salvation? 

LK 1:39-56

  • Mary offers her prayer of thanksgiving 

Letters: (15:06)

  • Fr. Mike writes in to Fr. Simon about the Bible in a Year program 
  • A listener writes in about becoming an oblate 
  • Story about inviting a Mormon in for food
  • Is the Pope updating the teaching on contraception? 
  • Listener asks about the Cross being the Kingdom
  • What is the best way to read the Bible? 
  • A caller asks about the Matthean exception for marriage
  • Do I have to go to Mass if I’m going on a trip in a remote area?  

Word of the Day: Assumption (32:47)


  • (39:11) – Could you explain the 28 Holy Stairs Devotion? 
  • (41:17) – Could I go to a wedding of a non-practicing Catholic in a secular setting?
  • (46:13) – I just love Fr. Simon and appreciate him and I’m a contributor 
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!