Planned Inhumanities: From Roe to Obergefell

Source: The Public Discourse By Robert Oscar Lopez Consider the intellectual consequences of the foundational belief that humanity can be “planned.” Such a belief means that humans can be edited and arranged; it makes children into objects rather than subjects. I am, perhaps, an outlier on the current Planned Parenthood scandal. I am not shocked that high-ranking officials in … [Read more...]

The Meaning of Grace for the Christian

By John G. Panagiotou Do Something With Your Life As Christians, we are called to go into the world a little more sensitive, a little more different than when we arrive on this planet at conception. We are called to eternal life in the Kingdom of God with Jesus Christ and to lead others to that same destination. If that hasn’t been accomplished then the main objective of our lives has … [Read more...]

A Black Day: Supreme Folly from the Supremes [AUDIO]

Source: Ancient Faith Radio June 30, 2015 Length: 40:43 Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications. By Fr. Josiah Trenham A Day of Sorrow In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, one God. Amen. You are wondering, I’m sure, why your priest is celebrating the liturgy in his black … [Read more...]

Je Suis Cecil

By Mary Lowell I am Cecil from whom you turn aside when my insides are taken out, not as yours when you came forth on your own clock timed to stars for your appearance - once upon a time you have no memory of - carefully kept exact as you were inside a careful world carefully prepared for your summons to this one, roaring with outrage at sudden light and unfamiliar touch of the … [Read more...]

Transfigure or Die Trying

Orthodoxy in the American Public Square by Fr. Alexander F. C. Webster The prevailing political and cultural elites in America are succeeding, steadily and surely, in plunging our society into a post-Christian vortex that bears a striking resemblance in many ways to the formative centuries of the ancient Church. Faithful early Christians had to endure an inhospitable culture and a decadent … [Read more...]