Faithful and Prudent Servant – August 31, 2023

Bible Study: (1:51)

1 Thes 3:7-13

  • Father discusses ancient religious practices 

Mt 24:42-51

  • Who is the faithful and prudent servant? 


  • (19:33) – Saying happy birthday while praying the rosary
  • (23:28) – Does God communicate in the sacraments? 
  • (27:28) – BVM’s tomb
  • (30:11) – Linking Succoth to the Transfiguration

Word of the Day: Prudent (34:53)


  • (36:41) – Question about the first covenant 
  • (39:54) – Is there a problem with the epiclesis? 
  • (42:45) – Is it okay to use mediums and tarot cards?
  • (47:03) – Question about St. John the Baptist, is he conceived miraculously?
  • (48:45) – Okay to skip prayers of faithful during daily mass
  • (49:39) – Why is Rest in Peace always mentioned?
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