Questions with Father

Questions with Fr. #24: Advent – Its Origins & Methods of Preparing for Families

As we enter the Advent season, listeners submitted questions about Advent, ranging from its history and origins, to how best to celebrate Advent with children, and whether or not it’s ok to put up Christmas decorations during Advent!

Questions with Fr. #23: When is it OK to Miss Sunday Mass? Why is Rock Music Discouraged?

On this episode, we’ll tackle two listener questions:

Is it ever ok to miss Mass on a Sunday for non-emergency reasons? We know it’s not sinful to miss Mass due to illness or physical inability, but what about a family vacation? Or work? Can someone accept a job that will require them to miss Mass?

Also, a listener asked why Rock music is not ok to listen to? Is there something objectively wrong with this type of music (as well as pop, dance, etc.) that is different inherently than other types of music?

Questions with Fr. #22: Indulgences for the Holy Souls Explained

A comprehensive overview of the process for obtaining plenary indulgences for the Holy Souls in Purgatory during the special time set aside by the Church: November 1-8.
Fr. Robinson explains what we need to do in order to free as many souls as possible, and answers the questions you’ve had about how this indulgence can be granted.
Visit to submit the names of your loved ones to the altars of the SSPX US District House

Questions with Fr. #21 – The Motives of Judas, and Why Not the 1955 Holy Week?

A listener asks Father why the Society of Saint Pius X doesn’t utilize the 1955 Holy Week Liturgy, but instead uses the 1962 Liturgy. We discuss the differences and licitness. Also, do we really know why Judas committed such an act of treason?

Learn More about the 1962 Liturgy: Angelus Press 1962 Missal

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Questions with Fr. #20 – Doorway Evangelists, Symbolism of Our Lord’s Baptism

This week, we’ll answer listener questions about the authenticity of our Faith, and what Our Lord was trying to tell us by being Baptized, when He didn’t need it. Also, what is the best way to talk with Jehovah’s Witnesses or other evangelists who come to your door?
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Questions with Fr. #19: Do Good Things Happen without Prayer, & the Topic of Animals’ Souls

This week we’ll answer objections that a non-believer may have – that is, why is prayer necessary? Don’t good things happen without it? Also, how do we explain the souls of animals? Support this podcast at – find Angelus Press, and note “For SSPX Podcast” at checkout.

Questions with Fr. #18: The Ascension from Apostles’ Perspective, & How the First Commandment is Broken

Three Questions this week: Why was it so “easy” for the Chosen People to betray the First Commandment in the desert, is it wrong to pledge allegiance to something other than God, and why did the angels tell the Apostles not to look up to Heaven after the Ascension?

Questions with Fr. #17: Did the Flood Cover All the Earth? When Does Life Begin?

With this episode, Father discusses whether we see the Bible literally or figuratively by examining the great flood. Also, when did the Church start weighing in on life beginning at conception?

Questions with Fr. #16: End of Life Questions, and Why Holy “Ghost” not Holy Spirit?

Fr. Robinson tackles the big questions surrounding life and death: What are ordinary means & extraordinary means, who should make decisions for those who cannot, and should we honor “last wishes”? Also, why do traditional Catholics use “Holy Ghost” not “Holy Spirit”?

Questions with Fr. #15: The Scapular Promise, Our Lady’s Sadness, Spiritual Direction

This past December, Father Robinson answered listeners questions submitted via the site and our Facebook page regarding Marian practices and the process of picking a spiritual director