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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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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 Joy Of Easter

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By: The Right Reverend Donald F Harvey “Then were the disciples glad when they saw the Lord” – John 20:20 Perhaps because it is an example of one of the greatest understatements in all of Holy Scripture, I find this to be one … Continue reading

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Judge Not, That Ye Be Not Judged

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By Fr. Michael J. McKinnon MARLBOROUGH, March 25, 2013 I recently had the privilege, as part of my weekly ministry, of leading a local AA/NA Group.  I have the permission of those present (although I will not identify who, when or … Continue reading

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What Does The Sign Of The Cross Mean And Why Do We Do It?

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From the earliest days of Christianity, the sign of the cross would be traced on the forehead of the newly baptized, marking them as “Christ’s own forever.”  Those who make the Sign of the Cross over themselves do so as an … Continue reading

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