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Does science make belief in God obsolete?

Author: Peter Harrison ABC Religion and Ethics 11 Apr 2012 (Source: http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2012/04/11/3475004.htm) Vestiges of the theological convictions of the pioneers of modern science may still be found in the common assumption that there are laws of nature that can be discovered. The predominance of scientists among those preaching the new gospel of atheism might lead to the assumption that science ... Read More »

1st Sunday of Matthew (All Saints), Synaxis of the 12 Apostles

Today we celebrate the Sunday of all Saints and the synaxis or gathering of the twelve Apostles. Our Church honors the memory of the Holy Apostles in order to show us visible examples of holiness, which we can follow, so that we can also enter like them into the Kingdom of Heaven, to be partakers of Beauty. The saints were ... Read More »

11th Sunday of Matthew – A Parable on Forgiveness

Matthew 18:23-35 Dearly beloved, it was Socrates who once said that: “False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil”. Yet I tell you that one of the greatest evils that confronts each and every person upon this planet, (which echoes this wise saying of Socrates); is when we falsely seek forgiveness and merely ... Read More »