Homily – Spiritual Development (Conscience, Law, and Grace)

In today’s homily, Fr. Anthony gives a lesson on spiritual development (Conscience, Law, Grace) inspired by St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians (3:23-29; 4:1-5); Brethren, before faith came, we were confined under the law, kept under restraint until faith should be revealed. So that the law was our custodian until Christ came, that we might […]

Homily – Gossip undermines Love and Ecclesiology

In this homily offered on the Sunday of the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles (and All Saints!), Fr. Anthony talks about the need for all of us to cherish our loved ones (to include our bishops, the heirs of the Apostles!), noting that gossiping is antithetical to this.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode!

Homily – The Diabolic (Pan!) Heresy of … Self-Righteousness

St. John 17:1-13.  Fr. Anthony continues his series of pithy homilies on relationships, this time describing how the sin of Arius (DON’T BE ARIUS!) destroys the possibility of healthy unity.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode!

Homily – What the Blind Man Teaches us about Relationships

Gospel: John 9:1-38. Summer brings heat to Anderson SC… it also brings shorter homilies!  Fr. Anthony continues his summer homily series on relationships by looking at what the blind man can teach us about living with and loving one another.  Enjoy the show!   Check out this episode!

FSAW – Like Puppies Wagging Their Tales

In today’s edition of “Father, Speak a Word,” Fr. Gregory Jensen and Fr. Anthony Perkins talk about the temptation of betraying their own callings by idealizing a romantic vision of monasticism and either trying to impliment it in their parishes or “wagging their tales” after it.  They use Fr. Gregory’s “Father, speak a word” substack […]

FSAW – Seeking Deeper Meaning in Orthodoxy

In this edition of “Father, Speak a Word” Fr. Anthony Perkins and Fr. Gregory Jensen talk about the joy of evangelizing a world full of people seeking something real.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode!

Homily – The Two Holy Mary’s and Us

Homily on the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt Fr. Anthony compares the lives of the Theotokos and St. Mary of Egypt, noting that our path looks much more like that of the latter, especially given our culture’s immersion in social media, consumerism, aggressive politics, and pornography.  Thank God that he has given us His […]

Homily – The Ladder and Living in the World

Homily of the Sunday of St. John of the Ladder Today Fr. Anthony riffed on this gem, found towards the beginning of The Ladder.  He describes the beautiful way of perfection in Christ planned for all those who do not live in monestaries.   Step One: On Renunciation 21. Some people living carelessly in the world […]

Homily – Taking up our Cross

Homily of the Sunday of the Cross From Bishop Nicholas (DOMSE Newsletter): The Church has placed the Cross in the middle of Great and Holy Lent, the third Sunday of the Fast, for a very specific reason!  The Church has placed the Cross in the middle of Great and Holy Lent, the third Sunday of the […]

The Way of Ascetics – Chapter 26

The Way of Ascetics; Tito Colliander Chapter Twenty-Six: ON THE PEARL OF GREAT PRICE … The narrow way has no end: its quality is eternity. There every moment is a moment of beginning-the present includes the future: the day of judgment; the present includes the past: creation; for Christ is timelessly present everywhere, both in […]