Father Simon Says – September 20, 2022 – The Righteous One

Bible Study: (2:21)

PRV 21:1-6, 10-13

  • What’s the purpose of temptation? Who is the righteous one? 

LK 8:19-21

  • Father makes the case that Jesus loved his Mother

Lk 16:1-13

  • Father describes why Sunday’s parable was funny! 

Letters (23:32)

  • Listener has a question about finding good Catholics 
  • Comment about Father’s response to a question about abortion 

Word of the Day: Mediator (34:35)


  • (38:22) The priest has a ceramic bowl with hosts on the altar. What are the rules for this?
  • (41:25) How Saint Stephen is considered the first martyr when St. John the Baptist was killed before Stephen?
  • (42:46) Is the congregation allowed to imitate the actions of the priest?
  • (46:57) Do we have to receive immersion at Baptism? 
  • (49:52) If you receive a plenary indulgence, is all the penalty due to sin wiped away?
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!