Homily on the Samaritan Woman and Evangelizing with Love

In this homily on the woman at the well (St. Luke 4:1-42), Fr. Anthony describes how Jesus Christ taught us to do evangelism by leading with love.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode!

Homily on the Sunday of the Paralytic

Christ healed the paralytic.  St. Peter healed Ananias and raised Tabitha from the dead.  We sure could use some of that kind of power now, right?  Enjoy the show. Check out this episode!

Homily on the Myrrhbearers and our reaction to death

In this homily on the Sunday of the Myrrhbearers (St. Mark 15:43-16:8), Fr. Anthony compares our reactions to deaths caused by COVID-19 to the reactions of various groups at the time of Christ’s death.  He finishes by encouraging us to imitate the witness of the Myrrhbearers who reacted in the noblest way possible: love. Check […]

Talking about evangelism with Fr. Robert Holet

Join Fr. Anthony on his back porch in Hartwell, Georgia as he talks with his mentor and friend, Fr. Robert Holet (UOC-USA) about how we can take this opportunity to meet the evangelical challenges of today and prepare for those of tomorrow.  This is the audio from Fr. Anthony’s daily YouTube livestream (Fr. Anthony Perkins).  […]

On the back porch: cultivating a gentle spirit

Join me on my back porch in Hartwell, Georgia as I make a case for optimism, boundaries, and the virtue of having a generous spirit.  The last bit ends up being pretty profound (through no fault of my own, I assure you!).  From my daily livestream on YouTube (Fr. Anthony Perkins).  Enjoy the show! Check […]

On the Back Porch: Diversity, Optimism, and Aliens

This is the audio from my daily YouTube livestream (https://www.youtube.com/user/74snipe/)  In it, I talk about the value of diversity in risk-adversity and areas of expertise and describe how our culture’s willingness to tolerate diversity will allow us to make it through this crisis better than if we only had people who thought correctly.  I also […]

Prydain, Word-Smithing, and the Old Testament

Join Fr. Anthony on his back porch in Hartwell, GA, as he talks with Fr. Gabriel Rochelle (UOC-USA) about breadmaking, cycling, Celtic spirituality, and the Old Testament.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode!

Finding Comfort Here and Now

Join Fr. Anthony on his back porch in Hartwell, GA as he talks about connection, story, and a simple way to find comfort and joy even in the midst of a trial.  This is the audio from Fr. Anthony Perkins’ YouTube livestream (YouTube channel: Fr. Anthony Perkins).  Check it out! Check out this episode!

Promoting A Healthy Family Environment During the Quarantine

Join Fr. Anthony Perkins on his back porch in Hartwell, Georgia, as he talks with Julianna Golas (Human Development and Family Studies, University of Rhode Island) about parenting during these hard times. Themes addressed will include finding your family rhythm in chaos, the power of routines, and recognizing the signs of mental health distress. Check […]

Homily – The Coronavirus and the Psychology of Missing the Mark

Fr. Anthony shares a lesson that both the Apostles Luke and John and St. Mary of Egypt learned: that our default setting may make us feel right and good, but our feelings are a poor indicator of truth.  Our experience with the Coronavirus helps us understand this and why the world groans in agony as […]