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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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    English Bible Vernacular: From Church Latin to King James English

    The Vernacular Language

    Today, the term “vernacular” implies the local language spoken by a particular people. For instance, English is the common language in the...

    The Book of Common Prayer in Spanish

    The earliest versions of the Anglican Prayerbook existed in French, German, Latin, and Spanish during the 16th and 17th centuries.

    The “English” of the prayer...

    Church of South India in the Bay Area

    I had some friends from Kerala, India visit us at St. Paul’s Anglican Church Los Altos. They are part of Church of South India...

    Confusing Anglican Labels

    In response to a recent message, I typed out what I thought would be helpful distinctions of historic Anglican “brands.” Brands is the wrong...

    Why I left the ACNA (Anglican Church in North America)

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    Today I’d like to share my personal journey within the realm of ecclesiastical politics, particularly within the Anglican Church...

    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

    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

    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

    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...

    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...

    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.