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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    39 Articles: Ecumenical or Confessional?

    39 Articles: Ecumenical or Confessional?

    From Catechesis at Saint Paul’s on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. Page numbers are from Kindle edition, not the print book. Quotes from Chapter 6 of The Thirty-nine Articles: Their Place and Use Today by Prof J I Packer and R T Beckwith. Link: https://amzn.to/3VdalJ6

    “If confessing the faith is a Christian duty, the Creeds are a Biblical and ecumenically-acceptable way of carrying it out.”

    “…the Articles are common to almost all the Anglican churches, and are one of the strongest link between...

    Intro to Norse Mythology

    Intro to Norse Mythology

    I’ve always had a particular fondness toward the Norse legends because of my own family history. My 2nd great-grandfather Erick Karl Lind emmigrated at the end of the 19th century from Sweden. He was from Hubbo, a small church village in the province of Västmanland, just north of Västerås. My grandfather kept this Nordic and Scandinavian heritage alive by naming my mother Thora Lind. (I also have a second cousin with the name Loki.) Therefore, I had heard about about...

    Study Guide: A Use for the 39 Articles

    Study Guide: A Use for the 39 Articles

    "One's sacramental theology expresses one's doctrine of God and man, creation and redemption, sin and grace, the work of Christ and of the Holy Spirit... it is in truth the roof of one's theological house..." (pg. 91) ...
    Abraham Kuyper – Calvinism and the Transformation of Culture – Biography and Impact

    Abraham Kuyper – Calvinism and the Transformation of Culture – Biography and Impact

    • July 12, 2022
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    Abraham Kuyper (1837-1920) dominated the religious and political life of the Netherlands for nearly half a century, and his ideas continue to inspire an international school of thought. A prolific intellectual and theologian, he founded the Free University in Amsterdam and was instrumental in the development of Neo-Calvinism. He was also an active politician, serving as a member of Parliament in the Netherlands beginning in 1874 and serving as Prime Minister from 1901 to 1905. His passion was to faithfully...

    Books for Starter Anglicans

    Books for Starter Anglicans

    • March 11, 2022
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    Recently, a parishioner requested a book table which got me thinking about what to include.

    Here’s what I decided to buy for our Parish Book Table:

    Knowing God, JI Packer (Affiliate link)

    Outline of an Anglican Life, Tarsitano

    Signed Sealed and Delivered, Sutton

    Monkhood of All Believers, Peters (Affiliate link)

    Although the institution of monasticism has existed in the Christian church since the first century, it is often misunderstood. Greg Peters, an expert in monastic studies, reintroduces historic monasticism to the Protestant church,...

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