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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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    A Reformed Episcopal Priest & Classical Educator

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    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 narrative of St. Benedict’s own Rule. When the way of the ancient monastery had become overly complicated by long and difficult to follow rules, St. Benedict introduced a simple plan for balance. Cranmer follows the same example in offering the Daily Office as a simplified monastic rite.

    Secondly, Cranmer also maintains the integrity of Benedict’s three-fold order in pairing the daily office with both private devotion and Holy Communion. While...

    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...

    Perks of Church Planting with Alcoholics Anonymous

    Perks of Church Planting with Alcoholics Anonymous

    Yesterday, I celebrated Holy Communion for a congregation in California’s Central Coast. They are recently without a minister and are in the process of...

    Are you Anglican or Episcopalian?

    Are you Anglican or Episcopalian?

    I recently transferred as a priest from a Continuing Anglican jurisdiction into the Reformed Episcopal Church.

    To which many have asked, whats the difference...

    “The English Church Before It Was Roman”

    “The English Church Before It Was Roman”

    Did Anglicanism begin with Henry VIII? How did Christianity get to the British Isles? What is Celtic Christianity?

    On the Feast of St. George...

    The Historic Case for Paedocommunion (Child Communion)

    The Historic Case for Paedocommunion (Child Communion)

    “Those who say that infancy has nothing in it for Jesus to save, are denying that Christ is Jesus for all believing infants. Those,...

    How is God called Father?

    How is God called Father?

    Our most basic statement of faith, the Apostles’ Creed sets forth the essential truths about how we are to understand the Christian God. This...

    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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