About Me

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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    A Reformed Episcopal Priest & Classical Educator

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    Books I Read in February 2021

    Books I Read in February 2021

    In February 2021, I finished 8 books. 18 so far for 2021.

    Here’s what I’ve been reading:

    Thoughts for Young Men by JC Ryle
    Link: https://amzn.to/3qqcOjrHow to Be Unstoppable: A Blueprint for Creating Massive Momentum
    Link: https://amzn.to/3ro2J85Heiland by Franklin Sanders
    Link: https://amzn.to/30jQQnzSaffron Fascists: India’s Hindu Nationalist Rulers
    Link: https://amzn.to/3bl8QnQExpert Secrets by Russell Brunson
    Link: https://amzn.to/3rv6qsIBuilding a StoryBrand by Donald Miller
    Link: https://amzn.to/2OrQhp6The 5 Love Languages for Men by Gary Chapman
    Link: https://amzn.to/38hevcyGood to Great by Jim Collins
    Link: https://amzn.to/30hKvZJ

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    How Could Satan Be So Foolish?

    How Could Satan Be So Foolish?

    Jesus was surely tempted by Satan – tempted to turn stones into bread, tempted to cast himself down from the top of the temple,...

    My First 7AM Mass

    My First 7AM Mass

    I’ve put myself into a strange schedule for Lent. I’ve decided to, “say mass” (or as we typically describe it in Anglicanism “celebrate Holy...

    Anglican Christians without Canterbury?

    Anglican Christians without Canterbury?

    Dr. Charles Erlandson’s book, Orthodox Anglican Identity: The Quest for Unity in a Diverse Religious Tradition (Wipf and Stock: 2020) is a well thought...

    How Benedictine Spirituality Came to Celtic Christianity and the English Church

    How Benedictine Spirituality Came to Celtic Christianity and the English Church

    The formalization of religious monasticism into the fabric of Christian identity coincided with the collapse of the Roman Empire. Historians mark the year 476...

    Prayerbook Asceticism

    Prayerbook Asceticism

    The Anglican Book of Common Prayer reintroduces a monastic identity to the Church in England in two significant ways.

    First, it’s nearly the same...

    The Optimistic Ebb and Flow of Moorman’s History

    The Optimistic Ebb and Flow of Moorman’s History

    Dr. John R. H. Moorman’s book A History of the Church in England (A&C Black: 1953) outlines nearly two millennia of the Church’s history...

    Jesus Heals a Deaf Man (St. Mark 7:31)

    Jesus Heals a Deaf Man (St. Mark 7:31)

    Lower Chapel at Canterbury Christian School for January 19, 2021.

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    Monks and Monasticism in the Anglican Tradition

    Monks and Monasticism in the Anglican Tradition

    The bones of the monastic hours can certainly be found in Cranmer’s daily offices, but what influence did monasticism have on the development of...

    Epiphany Blessing 2021- Chalking the Door

    Epiphany Blessing 2021- Chalking the Door

    Following sung matins at Saint Paul’s – students and teachers join us in front of the Church for the blessing of the doors for...

    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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