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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 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...


May 25th, 2018

How our world stopped being Christian: anatomy of a collapse

Review by Jean-Claude Larchet of Guillaume Cuchet’s book Comment notre monde a cessé d’être chrétien. Anatomie d’un effondrement [How our world stopped being Christian: anatomy of a collapse] (Paris: Seuil, 2018), 276 pp.

For half a century, many authors have noted the spectacular decadence of Catholicism in France and more widely in Europe, and have worried about it: Louis Bouyer in The Decomposition of Catholicism (1968), Serge Bonnet in À hue et à dia. The Avatars of Clericalism in the Fifth Republic (1973), Michel de Certeau and Jean-Marie Domenach in Christianity Exploded (1974), Paul...


March 19th, 2018

Journey to Life: Baptized into Christ in the Orthodox Church

The Miraculous Journey from Lutheranism, through eastern religions, to Orthodoxy

The miraculous journey from Lutheranism, through eastern religions, to the Orthodox Church.

This story has so much to teach us all – but especially Orthodox bishops and priests. In this video one sees the marvelous response of God to one man’s determined and pained search for spiritual health and healing and his simple and humble acceptance of the providence of God.

Seraphim was born,...