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Steve Macias

Steve Macias
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Father Steve Macias is an Anglican priest in California's Silicon Valley. He is the Headmaster of Canterbury Christian School, Rector of Saint Paul’s Anglican Church, and Archdeacon of the West Coast for the Anglican Churches of America. He is married to Sarah and the father to Athanasius, Anselm, Assumpta, Basil and Zoe. His professional work consulting with political campaigns, leading nonprofit organizations, and in the California State Capitol has been recognized by The Los Angeles Times, National Review Magazine, Our Sunday Visitor, The Chalcedon Foundation, and numerous online and print publications. You can reach him on twitter @stevemacias.

The Vestry

Our newly elected Vestrymen at St Paul's Anglican Church. What is a Vestry? The vestry is the legal representative of the parish with regard to all matters pertaining to its corporate property. The number of vestry members and the term of office varies from parish to parish. Vestry members are usually elected...
R.J. Rushdoony's book, Messianic Character of American Education, is discussed in this February 2019 book club meeting. Buy the Book: here. Rushdoony's study tells us an important part of American history: exactly what has public education been trying to accomplish? Before the 1830s and Horace Mann, no...
We celebrated the "Conversion of St. Paul" as our Patronal Feast at St Paul's Anglican Church today. My sermon was on St. Paul's "dragonly" breath and scales. The passage appointed in the prayerbook begins with a fiery Paul "breathing out threatenings and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord" and continues with "there...
Los Altos Bay Area Christian Education Steve Macias Low Tech
On Tuesday, January 9, 2019, Canterbury Christian School hosted a meet-up on the affect of technology in the classroom. I've posted the video recording of the event with my presentation and the roundtable discussion with parents and educators. Join our Bay Area Christian Education Groups onFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/christianedu/ Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/bayareachristian/ Link to...
It has always been the practice for priest, servers, and congregation to face Liturgical East for the worship service. Why the insistence on an Eastward-facing position for both priest and congregation? From early on, Christians adopted the Jewish practice of praying toward Eden, in the East (Gen. 2:8), the direction from which Ezekiel saw...
St. Basil the Great Los Gatos
Our family visited our longtime friend Father Anthony Hernandez at St. Basil the Great Byzantine Catholic Church for the double-feast of the circumcision of Christ and of St. Basil the Great - my youngest boy’s namesake!​ St. Basil the Great is a Parish of the Ruthenian Catholic Church, a Church in full communion with...
On January 1st, we remember Christ's circumcision on the Church calendar, we also remember that there is no medical or religious reason for Christians to circumcise their children. Jesus was the last blood sacrifice and called for circumcision of the heart not flesh https://youtu.be/D_dzeDvx2QA
Holy Family: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph
Last week, I met with Andrea Schwartz on Chalcedon’s Out Of This World Podcast to discuss, “Is Yours a Holy Family?" Does the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph model something special for the Christian Family today? In this podcast, we will discuss how, It is not a matter of coincidence that God used a...
Chalcedon Podcast
Last week I met with Andrea Schwartz and Dr. Shawn Mitchell on Chalcedon's Out Of This World Podcast to discuss, "How Can I Effectively Share My Faith with Unbelievers?" We discuss what Dr. Mitchell describes as the "Four Questions" every Christian should be able to answer. Listen to the podcast on Chalcedon's website here: https://chalcedon.edu/resources/audio/how-can-i-effectively-share-my-faith-with-unbelievers   Very few churches teach and equip their members on...
Delivered at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Los Altos, California on Gaudete Sunday (Advent III), December 16, 2018.
Delivered at St. Paul's Anglican Church, Los Altos, California on Gaudete Sunday (Advent III), December 16, 2018.  Sermon Text:  The Gospel. St. Matthew xi. 2.NOW when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, and said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? Jesus answered and...