Category Archives: reformed


Hmmm. Some comments may spark a debate —–  Fr. Orthohippo Auxiliary Bishop Says Communion In the Hand is a Calvinist Novelty Not Even Martin Luther Would Have Done ItIn the last century the Old Liberal Bishops promoted hand Communion.  They used … Continue reading

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MONSIGNOR. THREE PRIESTS, AND A LAYMAN STAND TOGETHER IN THE DOCK


In recent years my order The Missionary Society of St. John, like every other religious organization to my knowledge, has increased our serious and strict personal conduct codes, especially in the sexual behavior areas. No one wants the epidemic of sexual misbehavor … Continue reading

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EAST MEETS WEST. ****** OOPS.


Fr. Ernesto has begun articles outlining differences between Eastern Christianity and Christianity from the West. The post below comes from his blog, Orthocuban found on my blogroll. It is quite helpful for we of the West to understand how our … Continue reading

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SO MANY WAYS WE DO IT!


America has so very many denominations and church varieties. This brings with it a great many ways in which the Eucharist (Holy Communion, The Lord’s Supper, etc.) is understood and valued. Included in these multiple usages and theologies are a … Continue reading

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NO COMMENT — Gay Lutheran pastors welcomed back to church – San Jose Mercury News


I once was a parish pastor for 9 years in a predecessor Lutheran body  (The LCA) to the ELCA mentioned in the article below.  I read this release yesterday in my local newspaper. It must be a relief for the … Continue reading

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THE WEDDING WE ATTENDED YESTERDAY


Saturday we attended a wedding.  This happens to most people a variety of times during their lives. In this case it was for the son of a close friend and next door neighbor. He had finally met the one.  It … Continue reading

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HOW TO KEEP A PRIEST HUMBLE


Here is a Holy Week article by an Orthodox priest, Fr. Ernesto.  It will give insight as to the life of a priest, especially when celebrating Divine Services. Think twice before taking Holy Orders. It is not to be done … Continue reading

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