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June 18th, 2019

The Unbroken Continuity of the Roman Empire

Gregory Heers

Livy, the Roman historian that lived around the time of Christ, wrote, ‘I do honestly believe that no country has ever been greater or purer than ours, or richer in good citizens and noble deeds’ (Early History 30). It is therefore lamentable that in the common mind this most glorious empire should be endowed with an end so ignoble and unworthy of mention. According to any typical history-book, the Roman...


March 31st, 2019

Becoming One With Christ: The Spiritual Presuppositions of Participation in the Mysteries

A Lecture By Archpriest Peter Heers

Saint Alexis the Man of God Orthodox Church

Alexandria, Sydney, Australia

Saturday, March 30 (17), 2019

QUOTE FOR CONSIDERATION:

St. Symeon the New Theologian on the Presuppositions to Participation in the Holy...


March 30th, 2019

LECTURE: Chalcedon and the Boundaries of the Church An Examination of the Ecclesiology of the Promoters of Union with the Monophysites/Non-Chalcedonians (EXCERPT)

By Archpriest Peter Heers

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church

Melbourne, Australia

Friday, March 29 (16), 2019

EXCERPT FROM THE LECTURE:

“Chalcedon and it’s decisions are as much about the Person of Christ as the Body of Christ. In its Oros (lit. Boundary-decision) the Council set down the boundaries inside of which one is IN Christ, outside of which one stands apart from Christ, from communion in Him....


March 28th, 2019

PHOTO REPORT: Lecture Delivered to the Clergy Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand

Lecture Entitled: “The Church and Secularism: Standing Before the Spirit of Antichrist”

PHOTO REPORT

LECTURE DELIVERED TO THE CLERGY ASSEMBLY OF THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND

I am presently in Australia delivering lectures to the faithful of the Serbian Orthodox Archdiocese at the invitation and with...


March 27th, 2019

PHOTO REPORT: Lecture Delivered to the Clergy Assembly of the Australian Diocese of ROCOR

Lecture Entitled: “The Boundaries of the Church and the Demonic Method of Adulteration of the Faith in Ecumenism.”​

PHOTO REPORT

LECTURE DELIVERED TO THE CLERGY ASSEMBLY OF THE DIOCESE OF AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND of the RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OUTSIDE OF RUSSIA

“The Boundaries of the Church and the Demonic Method of Adulteration of the Faith in Ecumenism.”

On Tuesday, March 26 (13), in addition to lectures I am delivering to the faithful of the...


March 21st, 2019

Sacred Tradition is the Very Church

By Saint Nektarios of Aegina

“Sacred Tradition is the very Church; without the Sacred Tradition the Church does not exist. Those who deny the Sacred Tradition deny the Church and the preaching of the Apostles.

Before the writing of the Holy Scriptures, that is, of the sacred texts of the Gospels, the Acts and the Epistles of the Apostles, and before they were spread to the churches of the world, the Church was based on...