Archives for May 2015

Fr. Josiah Trenham: Pastors Must Rise to Their Duty [VIDEO]

Pastors, said Fr. Josiah Trenham must rise to their duty to bring moral awareness to our civic institutions and fight the secularizing trends that see the separation of Church and State as a moral rather than functional separation.

The New Gnosticism of the Homosexual Movement

That one man and one woman create a child and thus constitute a natural family is indisputable. Nevertheless some people dispute it, or at least try to diminish the natural reality to define non-natural couplings as a natural family. I think the debate is largely lost in the culture and only when the detritus of these new arrangements become evident will sober thinking begin anew.

Fr. Alexander F. C. Webster: Transfigure or Die Trying

In the next issue of Touchstone Magazine, Fr. Alexander Webster offers a stinging but thoughtful critique of the decline of American culture to describe how the “sacrificial ethos of the eucharist” can transfigure personal life in ways that can restore and strengthen it.

Orthodox Participate in the March for Marriage [VIDEO]

Below is a video created by Fr. John Parsells of the March for Marriage held in Washington, DC on April 25, 2015. Metropolitan Joseph, leader of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese, encouraged participation at the march in the strongest possible terms saying that participation in the march is needed, “in order to dispel confusion which has been stirred up by our secular culture.”