Homily on Seeing the Poor with Noetic Sight

Homily on Luke 16:19-31.  After covering the more superficial material “brain-based” message of the Gospel, Fr. Anthony tries to guide the listener to the deeper meanings.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode!

My Fool Head – Worship, Worldview, and Truth

After introducing myself, I talk about the importance of worship and home in fostering a Christian phronema and how the forces of the world convince us to accept and rally around lies.  Enjoy the show!  From my YouTube livestream. https://www.youtube.com/user/74snipe   Check out this episode!

Intro to Orthodoxy 003: Orthopraxis

This week we will go over some of the habits that we use to train our instincts and deepen our faith. Actions covered will include things like how and when we make the sign of the cross, how to greet a priest/bishop, how we act as we move around the church, and what folks are […]

Intro to Orthodoxy 002: Architecture

Tonight we’ll continue our series by looking at the arrangement of our churches through the lens of the theology of beauty. Our Faith: Church Architecture and the Movement of the Faithful Opening Scripture:  Psalm 29:1-2; Exodus 24:9-18; John 12: 3-8 Psalm 28:1-2. Bring to the Lord, O you sons of God,    Bring to the Lord the […]

Homily – Judgment without Love (and Humility) is Demonolatry

Meditation on St. Paul (2 Corinthians 9:8) “And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work.”  Somewhere in the midst of all those words (30 minutes!!!), Fr. Anthony is making an important point: our judgments are […]

Teaching the Sunday Resurrection Matins

Notes for Teaching through the Resurrection Matins serviceFr. Anthony Perkins Matins is a category of service known as an “Office.” Offices are common prayers that can be prayed without a priest, if one is not available or one wants to serve at home. Other Offices include: Vespers, Compline, Akathists, Supplicatory Canons, and the Hours. Just […]

Inquiry Class 001: Mysteries/Sacraments (a first take)

Questions for consideration: does God just work through ideas and the heart, or does He work in the physical world, too?  How about mankind?  Is there such a thing as a blessing?  A curse?  How do they work? Background. God is un-created.  He made this world as an expression of His Love.  He made man […]

Inquiry Class 000 – Introduction

YouTube Inquirers Class 12 October 2021 In the name … Glory to Jesus Christ!  Glory forever! Introduce self.  Married for thirty- one years.  Orthodox twenty-one years.  Priest for fourteen.  Taught at seminary for thirteen.  I’m on my third parish assignment.  Role of Orthodoxy. Purpose of these classes.  Inquirers at Holy Resurrection and Christ the Savior.  […]

Homily – Building a Good Marriage – and Parish!

Homily on Luke 5:1-11. Introduction: How Christ Builds the Church This is a beautiful story from the ministry of Jesus Christ. It comes on the heels of his Baptism, his temptation by the devil in the wilderness, and the beginning of his preaching ministry in the synagogues of Galilee. In this Gospel, Christ has started […]

Homily – It’s All Good (a St. Dionysian meditation)

2 Corinthians 4: 6-15; St. Matthew 22: 35-46. We have power, but lack discernment.  Seeing things clearly cannot be achieved through even the most objective scientific analysis.  The problem is found in the etymology of the very word “objective”.  When we objectify things, we remove them from their context and connections.  While this allows us […]