Why Doesn’t God Heal Me?


Fresh from the Antiochian Clergy Symposium on "Medicine, Theology, and Healing," here's some thoughts from Sunday's sermon at St Joseph/Houston on Jesus' healing of the Paralytic, and that which matters most. The Orthodixie Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio.  … [Read more...]

A Three-Peat on Clergy Feet


With the election of a new Metropolitan for the Antiochians and fresh-from-seminary newly ordained men throughout the Church, one thing’s for sure: Their feet are the same as, well, yours! Here’s a three-peat on clay feet.The Orthodixie Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio!   Image Source  … [Read more...]

Ordained by Waffle House (Who are YOU with?)


An honest to goodness email from a real person: Hi Father Joseph!How are you? At the fair last week someone asked me "Who are you with?" and I thought of your book.I was waiting for the pig races to start and the family next to me was talking about, of all things, confession. The mom was talking about how going to a Catholic university she saw the ridiculousness of religion in how everyone used confession to basically do what they wanted.I was worried primarily for her two teens, so … [Read more...]

Jesus, Mary & Joseph in England (Constantine & Helen, too)!


AFR BLURB:  Just back from five weeks in the United Kingdom, Fr Joseph shares from his travelogue on the Saints -- and others -- he encountered there.  In other words, what do Joseph of Arimathea, Patrick of Ireland, Elder Sophrony, King Arthur, and Ron Weasley all have in common?Is Glastonbury known for more than a muddy music festival?Did Our Lord visit England as a boy?Do airline security personnel visit Armagh?The Orthodixie Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio! … [Read more...]