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My name is Father Steve Macias and I am a Priest in California’s Silicon Valley.


I am the Headmaster at Canterbury Christian School and Rector of Saint Paul’s Anglican Church.


I am a presbyter (priest/pastor/minister) in the Reformed Episcopal Church, a founding jurisdiction of the Anglican Church in North America.


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    Reciprocated love in Narcissus

    “…for in the mirroring surface of the water he saw the handsomest face he had ever seen.” (D’Aulaire, 1962, p. 95)

    The well-known Greek tragedy of Narcissus occupies a significant position in contemporary psychological literature, primarily because of its association with the pathological manifestation of self-importance linked to the name. The myth unfolds with the tragic story of Echo, a nymph who not only serves as a tangible character in the narrative but also functions as a “mythological cosmogony,” providing an explanation for the reverberation of sound wave phenomena. Having lost her own...

    The Naval Officer Trope in Austen’s Persuasion 

    The portrait of an American naval officer is at the entrance of our church, Lt. Commander Norman R. Milbank. He was born in Alberta,...

    Peter Hallock’s connection to Canterbury School

    Many of my “liturgical arts” friends know of Peter Hallock (November 19, 1924 – April 27, 2014) through his choral music published through the...

    Bell to Bell Teaching

    Notes from my last staff meeting with Canterbury Teachers:

    Have you ever…?

    Given your students an assignment and had everyone finish at the same time? Noticed that...

    “Growth Mindset” Course (UC Davis Cont.)

    I recently took the Growth Mindset course from the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education. The material is partly based on the book Mindset:...

    Launching Canterbury Theological Library, Los Altos, CA

    Western Seminary has gifted us the library from their former San Jose campus. I’m very excited to have acquired over 3,000 books plus book...

    Attended the 57th General Council of the Reformed Episcopal Church

    As a presbyter (priest) in the Reformed Episcopal Church, I am also a voting member of the General Council. I recently had the privilege...

    Criss-Crossing the Lug Nuts: A Balanced Approach to Moralistic vs. Christocentric Preaching

    At the gym we go to, the workouts are categorized into Endurance (longer cardio, more but lighter reps), Power (short bursts like sprints and...

    Recap of Ministry for 2021

    These are some highlights of my ministry activity for 2021 – feel free to ask questions in the comments.

    I currently serve as...

    Books I Read in January 2021

    In January 2021, I finished 10 books. Here’s what I’ve been reading:


    Greenlights
    by Matthew McConaughey
    Link: https://amzn.to/3j8Jqwf

    The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians...

    I help Christians discover their calling in God’s Kingdom so that they may lead purpose-filled lives with victory, hope, and abundance.

    About Me

    Father Steve Macias is an Anglican priest in the Reformed Episcopal Church (ACNA). He is the Headmaster of Canterbury School and Rector of Saint Paul’s Anglican Church. 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.

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