Father Simon Says – August 9, 2022 – Sweet and Bitter Scroll

Bible Study: (3:24)

EZ 2:8—3:4

  • What is the sweet and bitter scroll?

MT 18:1-5, 10, 12-14

  • Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? 

Letters (19:38)

  • Can I go to communion if I can’t do my penance before mass begins?  
  • What does the title Lord mean in the context of St. Joseph?

Word of the day: Syrians vs Assyrians (29:37)


  • (36:48) – I’m 100 years old, but I’m tired of living.  Could you help me?
  • (40:41) – We’re starting the Consecration to St. Joseph and there’s a word ‘divorce’  in Matthew, could you help?
  • (46:26) – Could you add to the story of Simon the Cyrenian?
  • (49:29) – Caller reflects on different uses for the term Lord. 
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!