Father Simon Says – October 18, 2022 – A Thorn in Paul’s Side

Bible Study: (2:01)

2 Tm 4:10-17b

  • Paul reflects on the loneliness of preaching the Gospel 


  • Father defends his position about the Pharisees and the death of Jesus
  • In marriage, what constitutes openness to life?
  • Why must Jesus die for the Holy Spirit to come? 

Word of the Day: Kingdom ‘has drawn near’Callers 

  • (39:04) – I wondered if Paul was never completely healed from the blindness.  What do you think?
  • (41:46) – Question about vaccines
  • (47:53) – If it’s okay to eat breakfast while saying Liturgy of the Hours
  • (49:25) – Could a lay person give a homily during mass?
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