Author : Fr Gregory Jensen

Together with my wife Mary, I entered the Orthodox Church on the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos (15 August) in 1991. On the feast of st Nicholas (6 December 1996) I was ordained to the Holy Priesthood by His Eminence Metropolitan MAXIMOS at St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Pittsburgh, PA.

Written on Sep, 28, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

In other words, it’s not the case that market capitalism requires or generates loveless people. More like the contrary. Markets and even the much-maligned corporations encourage friendships wider and deeper than the atomism of a full-blow socialist regime or the claustrophobic, murderous atmosphere of a “traditional” village. Modern capitalist life is love-saturated. Olden life was not loving; communitarian life was …

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…there isn’t a “hard virtue” that doesn’t bear fruit in a “soft virtue.”

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September 16 (O.S., 3) 2018: 16th Sunday after Pentecost; Hieromartyr Anthimus, bishop of Nicomedia. Martyrs Theophilus deacon, Dorotheos, Mardonius, Migdonius, Peter, Indes, Gorgonius, Zeno, the Virgin Domna, and Euthymius (302). St. Theoctistus (467), fellow-faster with St. Euthymius the Great. St. Phoebe, deaconess at Cenchreae near Corinth (1st c.). Martyr Basilissa of Nicomedia (309). Hieromartyr Aristion, bishop of Alexandria, in Syria …

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Is there anyone you hate so much that you would see them enslaved by the same self-hatred that afflicts you?

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We all of us have a vocation!

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I am not the owner or source of grace but its steward.

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I must empty myself of all those things in my life I cling to and depend upon rather than God. This is the meaning of repentance. I lay aside everything in my life that is not God.

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Like the wicked servant, there are those who think human rights “ free” them from the Gospel.

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Fr. Anthony and Fr. Gregory continue their discussion on personalities and the priesthood, focusing primarily on the attributes/predispositions of agreeableness and openness. Along the way, they end up talking about Jung, Flannery O’Connor, and Jordan Peterson. Enjoy the show! http://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/goodguys/fr._gregory_jensen_on_personality_types_and_spirituality

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Sometimes along with the good we intend, we end up doing harm we don’t intend but nevertheless do.

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