Category Archives: Theology

Mass & The Lord’s Day

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By: Archdeacon Fr. Michael McKinnon We know from the Holy Scriptures and the writings of the Early Church Fathers that from the Apostolic Age (33 AD – 110 AD), Christians have gathered regularly to celebrate the Holy Mystery of Christ’s Body … Continue reading

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Thou shalt not judge

By Archdeacon Fr. Michael McKinnon “Thou shalt not judge” does NOT mean that “anything goes” or that all opinions are created equal. It also does not mean that I should not believe something (or in someone) with all of my … Continue reading

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True Or False

By Archdeacon Fr. Michael McKinnon 1) The books of the New Testament were written a century or two after the time of Jesus. True or False? FALSE. The New Testament was written between approx. 50 AD – 96 AD by … Continue reading

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Is Meditation Dangerous (A Christian Response)?

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By Archdeacon Fr. Michael McKinnon Some Christians believe that meditation (the emptying of oneself of negative energies, distractions, even thoughts, etc.) or even meditating prayer (which is somewhat different from a classical definition of “meditation”) can be spiritually dangerous to … Continue reading

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Do Not Confuse the Artwork for the Artist

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By: Fr. Michael J. McKinnon The creation reflects (i.e., is an icon of) the Creator.  We can see something of the Creator in the beauty, majesty and wonder of His Creation.  Just as one can see something of an artist … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Holy Trinity (PART IIa)

By Fr. Michael J. McKinnon MARLBOROUGH, January 9, 2013 Is the Trinity revealed in the Old Testament? The fullness of divine revelation has come in the person of Jesus Christ.  However, in the Old Testament we see types (i.e., foreshadowings) of … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Holy Trinity (PART I)

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By Fr. Michael J. McKinnon MARLBOROUGH, January 1, 2013 Why is the doctrine of the Holy Trinity important?  Christianity is a religion of revelation.  God has revealed what He desires for human persons to know concerning His divine being in order to establish … Continue reading

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