A Professorial Pause – October 17, 2023

Bible Study: (2:10)

Rom 1:16-25

  • What is a Tzadik?

Lk 11:37-41

  • Who were the Pharisees? 

Father Simon has a Professorial Pause discuss the state of the episcopacy 


  • (26:09) – I work for hospice – can we use an orthodox priest in an emergency? 
  • (28:01) – My grandma won’t go to Church; what can I do? 

Word of the Day: Boundary stone (30:43)


  • (35:44) – A co-worker says The Bible can not be the basis for Catholicism because it was written by men. How should I respond? 
  • (39:08) – What is the proclamation of the kingdom, the third luminous mystery?
  • (43:51) – How do I explain that idolatry degrades humanity 
  • (46:34) – What color was Jesus’ hair when he was baby?
  • (47:49) – Today is my b-day!
  • (49:44) – I was at a prayer vigil at abortion clinic. The abortion worker, quoted a verse from Exodus, using that as their defense: Exodus 21: 22-23
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