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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 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...


April 12th, 2018

On the Essential Identity of Ecumenism and Phyletism

​By Archpriest Peter Heers

As Fr. Seraphim Rose once wrote, the difference between Orthodoxy and heterodoxy is most apparent in that the Orthodox Church (in Her Saints) is able to discern the spirits. Moreover, discernment of the methods of the fallen spirits is a requirement in the formation of Christology and Ecclesiology. As the Evangelist John writes, “For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the...