Father Simon Says – November 2, 2022 – Mourner’s Kaddish

Father begins the show with a discourse about praying for the dead (the Mourner’s Kaddish)

Wis 3:1-9

  • Father discusses some history of the book of Wisdom 


  • (26:00) Do early Church writings provide insight into the relationship with the genders?
  • (31:50) What does the narrow gate mean?

Word of the Day: Restful waters (30:52)


  • (32:57) What are the requirements for being a lector?
  • (36:02) Question about today’s Gospel Reading. Jesus said “Everything that the Father gives me will come to me, and I will not reject anyone who comes to me” What does that mean? 
  • (40:04) What is the indulgence at the cemetery? 
  • (43:16)  If you were married civilly, can you go to confession? 
  • (46:23) What does it mean for the faithful departed to be remembered at mass? 
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!