Smoking Gun? – October 30, 2023

Bible Study: (2:08)

Rom 8:12-17

  • Father explains the smoking gun to his hairbrained theory 


  • (21:06) – Baptism & exorcism 
  • (23:09) – Female diaconate
  • (26:42) – Orthodox weddings
  • (27:30) – What does it mean to blaspheme? 

Word of the Day: Indignant (33:31)


  • (35:27) – I’m in my 20s, could you explain when Fr. Simon says ‘new age music.’
  • (39:44) – When the priest raises up the chalice and host at same time, is that the death of Christ?  When the priest places hosts in chalice is that the resurrection?
  • (42:17) – Are ailments demonic? 
  • (44:35) – All-male priesthood
  • (47:01) – If people in state of mortal sin, are their prayers received?
  • (49:00) – Could a priest skip the first reading and just say the Gospel during Daily Mass?
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