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Interview with Fr Josiah Trenham on The Orthodox Ethos and Catechism, with Fr. Peter Heers

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  • This interview took place at the Uncut Mountain Press Conference.
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    ~ Archpriest Josiah Trenham was ordained to the Holy Priesthood in 1993, and was awarded the Ph.D. in Theology from the University of Durham, England, in 2004. He has served as pastor of St. Andrew Orthodox Church in Riverside, CA. since 1998. Father Josiah was married in 1988, and has ten children. Father is the founder and director of Patristic Nectar Publications, where his homilies and additional theological reflections are published weekly and listened to by thousands all over the globe on The Arena podcast. Father Josiah's books and articles have been published by St. Herman Press, New Rome Press, Zoe Press, St. Vladimir!s Orthodox Theological Journal, Logos: A Journal of Eastern Christian Studies, The Journal of the Institute on Religion and Democracy, CIVA: The Journal of Christians in the Visual Arts, Divine Ascent, The Word Magazine, OrthodoxyToday.org, American Orthodox Institute, Sourozh, Pemptousia.com (Vatopaidi Monastery), Eastern Churches Review, and more. Father Josiah has conducted numerous diocesan, parish, and clergy retreats and seminars for every Orthodox Christian jurisdiction in America and in Canada, and has spoken at international gatherings. He has also spoken at numerous colleges and universities.
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  • @andys3035
    @andys3035 ปีที่แล้ว +331

    I'm a catechumen having been a Protestant for 20 years. I thank God for leading me to Holy Orthodoxy ☦️

    • @orthodox1717
      @orthodox1717 ปีที่แล้ว +12

      Glory to God!!!! ☦️

    • @LadyMaria
      @LadyMaria ปีที่แล้ว +8

      ☦ 🌹 💗

    • @Cp6uja
      @Cp6uja ปีที่แล้ว +13

      Welcome home! ☦️

    • @HudsonFamily7
      @HudsonFamily7 ปีที่แล้ว +18

      Protestant all my life 48 yrs old. I am SO ALIVE IN ORTHODOX I COULD SCREAM or chant while doing jumping jacks.

    • @andys3035
      @andys3035 ปีที่แล้ว +6

      @@HudsonFamily7 a little blend of Pentecostalism? 😁 Jk
      Glory to God!

  • @mkultravictimbf
    @mkultravictimbf ปีที่แล้ว +174

    The absolute gigachad energy eminating from that room could solve the european energy crisis

    • @MrChi31
      @MrChi31 ปีที่แล้ว +10

      Lol 😂 that was awesome 👏🏼

    • @attkdriver
      @attkdriver ปีที่แล้ว +15

      That is the funniest comment I’ve seen all day😂. But oh so true!

    • @tylerlivermore494
      @tylerlivermore494 ปีที่แล้ว +18

      All Glory to God. ☦️

    • @missinterpretation4984
      @missinterpretation4984 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      That just made my day 😂 👏

    • @nathanbell6962
      @nathanbell6962 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      Nice comment but remember the last will be first

  • @MrKChris1
    @MrKChris1 ปีที่แล้ว +163

    I am 44 years old Greek- Cypriot. I am Orthodox all my life and the things I learned about my faith from this 30 minutes video are more, than my whole life. Big thanks to both fathers! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

    • @saltygreenapple1394
      @saltygreenapple1394 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      which village in cyprus im a refugee from kyrenia

    • @katherine3486
      @katherine3486 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      It's great you are becoming the Faith you were handed in your young life.
      Now it's real
      And you have found the Pearl of great price

    • @user-rq3rd9iz2e
      @user-rq3rd9iz2e 9 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Humiliate like this to resurrection

    • @varvarapapadopoulou6003
      @varvarapapadopoulou6003 8 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      I am a Greek Orthodox and I so feel the same like you. These two priests are the true Orthodox Church so hard to find in Greece nowadays….😢

    • @Smeltervillain420
      @Smeltervillain420 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Father Peter forgive me plz, but what is all this controversy of people online persecuting you saying you have no church, and that you don’t believe there’s the One church…!! Is this just persecution or is even my ONLY truth now being bamboozled as well..??? Plz forgive my trying to find out but plz get back to me if u are able… Kyrie Eleison

  • @diarmaidobaoill4141
    @diarmaidobaoill4141 ปีที่แล้ว +87

    I absolutely love that these 2 are together here. My favorite ministries in one place. Glory to God!

  • @ConstantineFtw
    @ConstantineFtw ปีที่แล้ว +52

    As a Greek, I express my utter admiration and love for those who convert to the Orthodox faith, in my eyes, you are all warriors that will be crowned Kings in His name. Had I been born elsewhere probably wouldn't have had the same persistence or passion to find Him.

    • @nicodemuseam
      @nicodemuseam ปีที่แล้ว +14

      Brother, from an American convert who became Orthodox almost five years ago, I thank you and ask your prayers for me and my wife and four daughters; This year, God has been particularly good to me, helping me to break the shackles of sinful habits, but i feel my inadequacy as a Spiritual infant.
      Though I am a grown man, I lack Christian maturity and I have spent much of my life chasing the passions. I have truly drank the emptiness of sin, particularly the lusts of the flesh.
      I hope, by and for the glory of God, to be a light for my daughters(recently baptized) and my Protestant wife(She allowed our daughters to be baptized because she realized my conversion wasn't "a phase"). Glory to God!
      May He have mercy on us!

    • @user-dw8rv9mi3l
      @user-dw8rv9mi3l 7 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Blessings brother I'm not fully Orthodox yet but my heart is

  • @paulr5246
    @paulr5246 ปีที่แล้ว +80

    Wow, two of my favorite people in one conversation, glory to God!

  • @annawray2220
    @annawray2220 ปีที่แล้ว +79

    I’ve watched most of Fr Josiah and Fr Heers sermons and lectures, they have helped me greatly in my path to Orthodoxy, I’ve since become a catechumen here in Cambridge, England, I’m on the path to leaving Anglicanism and becoming part of the Orthodox Church.

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +36

      Anna! God bless you! Good strength! Come home. We await you! ~ Fr. Peter [I grew up as an Anglican. My father was an Anglican priest for 28 years before he and most of his parish became Orthodox in 1992.]

    • @annawray2220
      @annawray2220 ปีที่แล้ว +17

      Amazing! The first person I spoke to when entering the Orthodox Church is also an ex Anglican, the priest is ex Anglican,, I am in good company! I can’t wait to become part of the one true Orthodox Church! Thank you Fr Peter for all that you do.

    • @si-zelotes
      @si-zelotes ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Likewise from Oxford, UK! 😊🙏☦

    • @annawray2220
      @annawray2220 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @@si-zelotes Wonderful!

    • @t.l.ciottoli4319
      @t.l.ciottoli4319 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      My priest is an ex-Anglican bishop. Welcome Home Anna!

  • @mamafortuin
    @mamafortuin ปีที่แล้ว +76

    I’m thankful for true shepherds such as Fr. Josiah and Fr. Peter who convey the unadulterated fullness of the Orthodox faith. 🙏❤️☦️

    • @paulk8072
      @paulk8072 ปีที่แล้ว +4

      Amen. These men are Holy. Fr. Trenham is in a particularly difficult area, where lawlessness abounds he has so much strength it is humbling, what a great man. God bless father Josiah.

  • @orthodoxruss556
    @orthodoxruss556 ปีที่แล้ว +46

    Two modern day greats together! I'll be getting back from liturgy just in time for the premiere too. Amen

  • @electricrevenue8131
    @electricrevenue8131 ปีที่แล้ว +65

    Happy to see Fr Josiah and Fr Heers together. Love both of their channels

  • @Georgios1821
    @Georgios1821 ปีที่แล้ว +49

    Κύριε Ιησού Χριστέ ο Θεός ελέησον ημάς☦

  • @adambenedict6155
    @adambenedict6155 ปีที่แล้ว +34

    I am so thankful to see these two fine teachers speaking with each other. Fr. Josiah stated, “So much of Orthodoxy is skewed because we want to talk before we live.” 14:29 - 14:35. One thing I was instructed to do during inquiry and catechesis was to pick up the prayer book and begin using it daily. To this day I remain grateful for that instruction.

  • @orthodox1717
    @orthodox1717 ปีที่แล้ว +25

    What a wonderful blessing from God to have these two Pious Orthodox clergy together! I have learned so much from both of them, Glory to God! ☦️

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +8

      Glory be to God! Consider sharing!

  • @nathanwilliams9704
    @nathanwilliams9704 ปีที่แล้ว +21

    If only this conversation went for 4 hours...
    Thank you Fr Peter for this discussion!

  • @AlexSaavy
    @AlexSaavy ปีที่แล้ว +30

    I love listening to Fr. Trenham. His passion for our faith is amazing. I also really appreciate Fr. Heers in this interview. He is sitting there listening taking it all in like I am doing while watching this. He understands that this interview is not about him but about his guest. Thank you to both.

  • @itsmelorijayne6574
    @itsmelorijayne6574 ปีที่แล้ว +29

    Glory to God in ALL things. Patiently waiting!

  • @constantinekarampelas9954
    @constantinekarampelas9954 ปีที่แล้ว +21

    Well said. It is really something surprising to see how Orthodoxy is growing in America. I simply hope that the programs maintain an authentic feel and routine that remains deeply connected to the original churches. I pray that Orthodoxy doesn't become "commercialized" or like another tacky religious movement that is so rampant in our society today.

  • @d0g_0f_Christ0s
    @d0g_0f_Christ0s ปีที่แล้ว +33

    Thank you for your time & your wisdom Fr. Josiah & Fr. Peter. I have no words to describe the privilege of even being shown Christ's true church let alone being allowed in to His blessed embrace. Thank You so very much, please Lord bless these two Frs, bless & keep them for Your glory. Amen.

  • @Osafune2
    @Osafune2 ปีที่แล้ว +8

    Fr. Josiah reminds me to pray to St Paul and ask his prayers for the growth of The Church in Britain so it can better accommodate the increasing numbers here

    • @joer9156
      @joer9156 ปีที่แล้ว +1


  • @antonioj.castaneda7377
    @antonioj.castaneda7377 ปีที่แล้ว +34

    This will be incredibly spiritually rewarding to watch. I watch both channels. Fathers, bless! IC XC NIKA ☦️

  • @NightDangerRPG
    @NightDangerRPG ปีที่แล้ว +13

    My wife and I were received on Pentecost last year, and I can attest to what a serious difference it made to take the full 3 years as catechumen. By the end of our first year I still had so many hesitations, misconceptions and holdovers from my protestant background and the formation I received in the subsequent 2 years was invaluable

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +11

      Thank you so much for this. Very helpful and encouraging. The Saints don’t make mistakes much. The apostles had three years with our Lord. The ancient church three years for most. It’s not hard to see we need to go back to this today in this pagan world and very heretical west

  • @ApostlesOfOurTime21
    @ApostlesOfOurTime21 ปีที่แล้ว +34

    It is a true blessing for everyone of us to be a part of this wonderful talk. May Holy Spirit enlighten us to understand the topics presented

  • @paulk8072
    @paulk8072 ปีที่แล้ว +12

    I can relate to the part where there is difficulty for the catechumen to reconcile the self knowledge of being utterly wretched and sinful with God's love for us. God bless the Orthodox Ethos and Patristic Nectar channels,I get most of my knowledge regarding Orthodox theology from those two channels.

  • @effiekyriacou4351
    @effiekyriacou4351 2 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Amen, I thoroughly enjoyed and was moved by this discussion. Thank you and God bless

  • @marieegypt7091
    @marieegypt7091 ปีที่แล้ว +25

    Glory to God! Thank you Fathers for being the light that shines in the darkness.

  • @flawlessvic
    @flawlessvic ปีที่แล้ว +14

    Lord have mercy. Such a blessing to see these two together.

  • @taranmurray7046
    @taranmurray7046 ปีที่แล้ว +13

    So great. Some very good catechism going on in this interview. Also if anyone isn't yet, go get free access to the full Synaxarion in audio format at Patristic Nectar. I have been following along the daily Saints since late July and it is truly transformative. Glory to God.

  • @gingerdefilippo
    @gingerdefilippo ปีที่แล้ว +11

    So thankful to God for these two Men of God. May God bless their efforts in all they do for Orthodox church.

  • @TheHackingWeasel
    @TheHackingWeasel ปีที่แล้ว +9

    Two Powerhouse clergyman and our Orthodox Faith here in America thank you for this interview☦️

  • @vanessac.7040
    @vanessac.7040 ปีที่แล้ว +8

    Glory to God! Wonderful interview. Beautiful to see two priest who I admire together and who you can see have zealous love for Christ. I believe they are helping in revealing the need in our times for true zeal and seriousness it takes to be an Orthodox Christian. To walk towards the path of salvation is a serious life process. And like Fr. Peter said we are so impatient. Lord have mercy and help us! I pray God continue to strengthen and help Fr. Peter, Fr. Josiah and all priest for the salvation of our souls.
    O Most Holy Theotokos save us. ☦️💕

  • @living_orthodox
    @living_orthodox ปีที่แล้ว +12

    This interview was a blessing and an inspiration, as well as a source of guidance for this young priest.
    Thank you Fathers!

  • @bahretibebmuche4466
    @bahretibebmuche4466 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    I am from Ethiopia, Orthodox church , it is really a nice time thank you very much !!

  • @nicolaj622
    @nicolaj622 ปีที่แล้ว +8

    such an edifying talk, and how Father Josiah opened my own wounds, as a fresh convert I wanted to talk about it all the time, but I learned that Orthodoxy is nor talking, it is doing, to get being, thank you both for amazing 30 minutes, I love you both! May God bless you and all those who were attending there again, and again, and again! Christos anesti ek nekrom!

  • @missinterpretation4984
    @missinterpretation4984 ปีที่แล้ว +6

    I became a catechumen during Covid as well. Now baptized this year. ❤

  • @st.maximusvstheuglies1309
    @st.maximusvstheuglies1309 ปีที่แล้ว +11

    God willing, I know how I will be spending my Friday evening. I look forward to this!

  • @1natehill
    @1natehill ปีที่แล้ว +3

    I was baptized in 2017, after 3 years of catechism and this video made since of why it took so long and I thank God every day for the journey and the future!

  • @GeorgeLiavas
    @GeorgeLiavas ปีที่แล้ว +13

    Happy Oxi day to all the Grecs

    • @hh8222
      @hh8222 ปีที่แล้ว +1


    • @GeorgeLiavas
      @GeorgeLiavas ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@hh8222 huh?

    • @hh8222
      @hh8222 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      That's what oxi means...it was a joke.

    • @anitar150
      @anitar150 ปีที่แล้ว

      @@GeorgeLiavas 🤣😅

    • @GeorgeLiavas
      @GeorgeLiavas ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @@hh8222 haahhahaha I'm slow today. I'm in oxi- mode

  • @SaltShack
    @SaltShack 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    I was raised in the mormon Church went to Roman Catholic School and was introduced to Orthodoxy when my wife to be, not yet engaged, took me to Holy Friday Service after not being in any Church for nearly a decade. She thought if he can handle this he might be worthwhile. To this day I can’t express what happened to me. I only know my life was changed and that I would never be without Christs Church. I left my law enforcement profession for her and the Church. I have been blessed by your comments because I’m a perfect example of the perpetual Catechumen. Unlike my wife I don’t wake up on Sunday excited about going to Church. But once I get there early for vespers because of my wife’s duties in the choir, little mis perfect, just kidding my love and I have a chance to reflect, usually cry and beg forgiveness I change momentarily to a person that has a chance to keep the whole day without sin and leave thankful and recommitted. I know if I plug away, chip away at my hard heart, that one day some Sunday maybe not every Sunday but some Sunday I will experience the Joy my wife experiences every Sunday, God willing. The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church has been the greatest gift I’ve ever received from God through a Greek emigrant family and am so blessed. To those thinking about Orthodoxy do one thing before anything else, before reading a book or watching more TH-cam videos, go to an Orthodox Church. Try to spend several Sundays before interviewing the Priest or parishioners to see if they are to your liking because regardless of how important they are to the Body of Christ the most important thing that happens inside an Orthodox Church is between you and the Holy Spirit. God forgive me a sinner.

  • @robbratcher4675
    @robbratcher4675 ปีที่แล้ว +2

    Our family was chrismated on Oct. 1st after over 2 years of being catchumens. My entire soul thirsts for God now. After many years as Protestants, we are so thankful to be home.

  • @tomiascarnahan4889
    @tomiascarnahan4889 ปีที่แล้ว +11

    His glory be forever!
    May Christ our God bless you both.
    I’m forever thankful for you Fr Peter and Fr Josiah,you’ve helped me in my faith more than anyone else, Glory to God. Wonderful video!

  • @denholmreynholm9030
    @denholmreynholm9030 ปีที่แล้ว +13

    Thank you! May God bless you both in everything to continue in your pastoral duties, and everything you do! I loved, as do many these interviews, as with recently with Metr. Neofytos.

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +4

      Glory be to God. We are grateful to be able to be the bridge to bring you to the confessors and lovers of Christ and successors to the apostles.

  • @OrthodoxEthos
    @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +18

    Head over to www.orthodoxethos.com to view ALL of the lectures, discussions, Q&A sessions and interviews from the recent UNCUT MOUNTAIN PRESS conference! Register to get access to the Forum and sign up and become a member to access the entire offering of the site. Any donation will gain access to the entire offering. There are no levels of access, only of support.

  • @petes6521
    @petes6521 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    May the Lord continue to bless Father Peter and Father Josiah and their families and ministries. Through the prayers and intercessions of the Most Holy Theotokos.

  • @TheDroc1990
    @TheDroc1990 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    I will be received into Christ's Church this nativity. I'm so thankful for Patristic Nectar and Orthodox Ethos.

  • @glorytofathersonandholyspirit
    @glorytofathersonandholyspirit ปีที่แล้ว +6

    Two of my favorite priests in one video, can’t wait to listen after I get off work!

  • @rigavitch
    @rigavitch ปีที่แล้ว +3

    Praise Jesus.
    Thank you Fathers! You can count me and my son! As soon as I can find a Church we will be catechumens in UK!!
    It's been a struggle but my faith grows every day thanks to teachers like you!

  • @OrthodoxEthos
    @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +20

    We would ask that you try to refrain from constantly writing long comments as one criticizing. We would ask that you also add into your comments positive comments. Thoughtful reflections which are relevant to the content and builds up. Thank you.

  • @jmlc61
    @jmlc61 ปีที่แล้ว +7

    What a blessing it is to see the two of you having such an interesting conversation. God bless you.

  • @bendixon8704
    @bendixon8704 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    Thank God for these two phenomenal defenders of our faith. May God protect them in these times.

  • @eleftheria9179
    @eleftheria9179 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    glory to God!Your blessings fathers!I'm very happy for all the converts in America!
    Eleftheria,from Athens,Greece

  • @user-yz5yt8fy8c
    @user-yz5yt8fy8c ปีที่แล้ว +1

    These 2 Priests have been a blessing to me in my journey to the Orthodox Church coming out of a Protestant background for 30yrs. I was catechumened about 2mos ago though I had been attending an orthodox Church for about 2yrs investigating the history of the Church and have came to the conclusion that Orthodoxy is the way. Yet my priest where I attend told me to be careful with these Priests which I did not understand why since these have been a blessing to me and have encouraged me have helped me to understand Orthodoxy more, though I have never met these Priests. Im not understanding why he would tell me this. He said they are not under a Bishop Fr's Peter's and Trenham help to understand as im confused.

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Why is it a surprise? Those are speak the truth, in every age, let alone our own, are persecuted.
      Ask him: what dogmatic errors have they committed?
      What immoral acts? There is no answer. Just complaints about secondary and tertiary matters that are temporary and solvable.

    • @user-yz5yt8fy8c
      @user-yz5yt8fy8c ปีที่แล้ว

      @@OrthodoxEthos Thank you, for this is what troubled me for their words Fr Peters and Fr Josiah were consistent to the Church and scripture and they encourage me though, I know little about the Churches teachings. Im not sure if where I attend is going in the direction of BLM or woke mentality as I live in a very liberal State, my Priest told me he is reading a book about a gay Catholic and I found this strange and questioned him and asked is this what the Orthodox faith teaches? He said no and thank you for the reminder. Because in all honesty I was confused in how can reading a book by a gay Catholic is necessary. He said she claims to be a true Catholic but introduces herself as a gay Catholic which I did not understand since Paul mentions that we were formerly these yet Christ has washed us from this. Would you have any advice for me and my family? We are still new to Orthodoxy.

  • @northstar2358
    @northstar2358 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    What a blessing to listen to the words of wisdom from these honorable servants of our Lord Jesus Christ! Thank you fathers.

  • @Orthomimi0604
    @Orthomimi0604 11 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Fr. Josiah and Fr. Peter were instrumental in my recent baptism and chrismation into the Church

  • @HudsonFamily7
    @HudsonFamily7 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    I've been in the pond that is Protestantism 48 years all my life. I am swimming like a fish in the ocean that is Orthodox Christianity now. Swimming for the first time I might add.

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +2

      Glory be to God! Swim! Swim for your life! The time is short. Focus and make progress on the path of return, of repentance, of increasing the love and the humility.

    • @HudsonFamily7
      @HudsonFamily7 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@OrthodoxEthos i got baptised and chrismated about 3 weeks ago.

  • @brassteeth3355
    @brassteeth3355 5 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I appreciate all of the Orthodox resources on forums like this and many others. There's no shortage of places on the Internet to find Orthodox information and inspiration.
    The shortage is apparently in Churches. So I'll continue taking my family to the local country church that we attend. I've got no alternatives.

  • @seandowney2338
    @seandowney2338 ปีที่แล้ว +7

    I wish I had a more developed community so that there would be daily services to attend. It would also carry with it the implication of there being a priest we would not have to share with other missions as well as an actual catechismal service for our church. I feel like our priest is stretched too thin between his family and the four missions he serves to be able to do everything we need for good and consistent spiritual growth, but I will also heartily say that this is still truly better than nothing, and I'm thankful we have what we do.

  • @Orthodoxi
    @Orthodoxi ปีที่แล้ว +7

    God bless you Father Josiah!

  • @airone50
    @airone50 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    I am a catechumen at 65 and I am coming up on my liturgical year. Very eager to complete the catechesis or so I thought. Recently I have been called to care for my parents as they are ailing with mobility and cognitive failings. I found how spiritually undone I was. Such attachments and passions within me was so wrenching to my soul. There was such anger such exhaustion I am so incomplete.. Although I am praying morning and evening and I have read the dogmas of the Church but I have not become as a child. I have learned through this season that I now see that this is a time of purification and development of the Phronema in my personal life. Do I want to take of the spoon and experience the mysteries or receive have absolution and confession. Absolutely! I want transformation and change. If it takes 2 years or 3 years or the rest of my life as a catechumen I am committed to becoming. I was so encouraged to see these men who have spoken Apostolic truth into my life. Former protestant/pagan for 60 years....

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +2

      God is with you in your desire to be united to Him! Patient perseverance and you will receive the crown.

    • @airone50
      @airone50 ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@OrthodoxEthos ☦

  • @VincentTamer
    @VincentTamer ปีที่แล้ว +7

    excellent talk! so glad to see these two Fathers together!

  • @AustimosPrime
    @AustimosPrime ปีที่แล้ว +8

    This is a collab I’ve wanted for awhile

  • @vladimirjokicic7609
    @vladimirjokicic7609 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another. ☦

  • @andreas2218
    @andreas2218 ปีที่แล้ว +6

    What a joy! Glory to God for all things!

  • @RevDeaconMichael
    @RevDeaconMichael ปีที่แล้ว +4

    To very blessed Fathers of the Church today! By your prayers, Fr's! Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on us!

  • @austinfurgason3634
    @austinfurgason3634 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    Coming into the Orthodox recently, reading rock and sand and receiving so much instruction and overcoming obstacles through the teachings of Fr. Josiah Trenham. I’ve come to a place where I just find so much joy when I hear him speak.

  • @DFMoray
    @DFMoray ปีที่แล้ว

    I wish I lived by this priests church.

  • @anon.carpenter4201
    @anon.carpenter4201 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    I am inquiring to the orthodox church nearest to me in Montana. This video came at a great time, as I have questions for the priest and deacon about catechism. God be with you Father Trenham and Father Heers.

    • @damachinen
      @damachinen ปีที่แล้ว

      Isn't Fr. Deacon Ananias in Montana?

  • @slim1one
    @slim1one 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    I have been Orthodox all my life as my ancestors before me. It makes me so happy to know that others are embracing the Orthodox faith.

  • @elainapoochie2734
    @elainapoochie2734 ปีที่แล้ว +8

    Wonderful interview! I need to listen to it over and over....

  • @purebloodanglochristian8207
    @purebloodanglochristian8207 ปีที่แล้ว +7

    Thank you, Fathers.

  • @karens.8194
    @karens.8194 9 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    This interview is a blessing. Thank you Fr. Peter for the amazing work you do. I have been an inquirer in The Orthodox Christian Church for about a year. Born into Catholicism and became mormon(LDS) about 30 years ago. I got to say that when the pandemic started and our church closed doors was an eye opener and I was done. After two years of searching I decided to assist to The SS Peter and Paul Church.
    I got to say that the joy I feel when we participate of The Divine Liturgy on Sundays is undescriptable. I love to witness all what takes place during this time and the fact that we are standing during the service makes it even more special to us.
    Thank you Fr Josiah for your inspiration and wise advices during this important time of my life.

  • @raulromero1251
    @raulromero1251 ปีที่แล้ว +7

    Thank you Fathers for both of your channels and all of your ministries. Thank you for this content and all the work you both do.
    This is truly a goldmine.

  • @arthurncube4348
    @arthurncube4348 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    My two favourite priests

  • @maysoonnimri3259
    @maysoonnimri3259 ปีที่แล้ว +6

    God bless you fathers

  • @crbgo9854
    @crbgo9854 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    I learned in august of orthodoxy thru Andrew tate been going to local parish ever since been a catehuman loving everything. I've had so many issues with protestantism for so long and to discover this is a blessing on my soul

    • @lindsaypeek63
      @lindsaypeek63 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      That is so interesting I never heard Andrew tate talk about orthodoxy and yet I feel he had a major part in leading me here. He made me realize I want to surrender to God and I can trust him. So beautiful

  • @radamanthus
    @radamanthus ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Both of these priests have been instrumental in my conversion to Orthodoxy. God bless both of you.

  • @alexie1910
    @alexie1910 ปีที่แล้ว +8

    Δόξα Σοι ο Θεός ημών!!!

  • @si-zelotes
    @si-zelotes ปีที่แล้ว +2

    What an extraordinary blessing to see you both together. As a new convert PNP and OE have been so helpful and edifying. Thank you so much for your labour's! 🙏☦

  • @chad14533
    @chad14533 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    You two are making a HUGE difference!!!

  • @JoshuaMichael53
    @JoshuaMichael53 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Jesus Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. He Loves all of us very deeply. Thank You Jesus for coming to bare our sins and be our Saviour on that Triune Cross of Calvary.

  • @Stechino
    @Stechino ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Two great priests who are doing so much to bring educate others on Orthodoxy.

  • @roughhands305
    @roughhands305 ปีที่แล้ว +6

    So nice. Thank you.

  • @MrRickkramer
    @MrRickkramer ปีที่แล้ว +7

    Can’t wait....👍🏻

  • @djz9584
    @djz9584 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    Awesome! Glory to God ☦️☦️☦️💪

  • @strugglingathome
    @strugglingathome ปีที่แล้ว +6

    Glory to Christ!

  • @American-Jello
    @American-Jello ปีที่แล้ว +1

    These two men make up much of my TH-cam viewing time. Excellent having them together. Patristic Nectar & Orthodox Ethos have been fundamental in my decision to convert to Holy Orthodoxy, and because of their teaching, it's with a firm understanding that is constantly growing. Thank you for your hard work (and that of your teams) Fathers.

  • @spacemonke5595
    @spacemonke5595 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    Thank you Fathers☦️

  • @TheLoyalCatholic
    @TheLoyalCatholic ปีที่แล้ว +3

    I’m a Catholic who is heavily debating on becoming orthodox, I’ve been studying the early church fathers for a while, and watch your videos (on TH-cam and tiktok) to help teach me more on the faith of the apostles, thank you for your beautiful and amazing content!

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +3

      God bless you! Stay tuned, as we will be coming out with a number of books that you’ll be interested in, analyzing Catholicism and the differences.

    • @TheLoyalCatholic
      @TheLoyalCatholic ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@OrthodoxEthos definitely will!

    • @junesilvermanb2979
      @junesilvermanb2979 ปีที่แล้ว +3

      You should watch the documentary series Byzantium: The Lost Empire, created by John Romer.
      It is available on TH-cam...

    • @TheLoyalCatholic
      @TheLoyalCatholic ปีที่แล้ว +1

      @@junesilvermanb2979 I’ll look into it thank you :)

  • @gerardgrywacheski1418
    @gerardgrywacheski1418 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    May God bless Father Peter Heers and Father Josiah Trenham and grant them many years!!

  • @saint5203
    @saint5203 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Thank you Fathers. I am a catechumen. Recently I became a Subdeacon! What a beautiful experience.

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +2

      If you are a catechumen you cannot become a SubDeacon. Did you mean you were catechumen and now you were baptized?

  • @isaacbarros649
    @isaacbarros649 ปีที่แล้ว +5

    Belíssima conversa entre dois admiráveis padres. O Senhor os abençoe e aumente.

  • @gingerkelly7257
    @gingerkelly7257 ปีที่แล้ว +6

    Glory to God!

  • @feeble_stirrings
    @feeble_stirrings ปีที่แล้ว +5

    A great conversation, thanks for sharing it!

  • @davidrn5600
    @davidrn5600 ปีที่แล้ว +7

    The ethnic issue does concern a lot of latin mass Catholics looking into orthodoxy, because many of us are not greek, Russian, coptic etc and feel alienated.

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +10

      We are pilgrims, here for but a time, passing through. We must never let any worldly identity obstruct our acquiring of the eternity identity of a disciple of Christ, of one who PUTS ON CHRIST.

    • @LadyMaria
      @LadyMaria ปีที่แล้ว +5

      To be fair, Coptic is of the Oriental Communion, not the Orthodox Catholic Church. 🙂
      Just remember that not too long ago in the US that Roman Catholic Parishes were very ethnic, Italian, Polish, Irish, etc. and not so welcoming to outsiders. There's many Hispanic Parishes still that cater to mostly the Hispanic population (we have one here). There are also Uniate Parishes in many places. We have 6 Uniate Parishes here, each rather ethnic and each under a different Bishop along with the majority Latin Rite Parishes.
      Let us pray for many to come to these Orthodox tradition Parishes and break stereotypes. May God bless you. ☦ 🌹 💗

    • @davidrn5600
      @davidrn5600 ปีที่แล้ว +2

      @@OrthodoxEthos I appreciate that. I know you understand what I mean, as father Josiah mentioned it as well. I continue to pray for guidance from Christ and I follow both of your teachings which resonate within my spirit. God bless

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  ปีที่แล้ว +1

      I think you’re over simplifying things quite a bit. Was Theodore ever approached by the church in Council about this teaching? Did he ever develop it? Did he ever defend it? Does he have a treatise on it? Did the church have a council at that time and condemn its usage and theology? No to ALL of the above. And yet it did later : The eighth ecumenical council in Constantinople will n 879 at which the entire church - Pope included - condemned any addition to the creed and the Filioque. After this, Obviously things changed. When did Thomas Moore live? Centuries, many centuries, later. Hundreds of years after the Pope separated from the church.

    • @missinterpretation4984
      @missinterpretation4984 ปีที่แล้ว

      May I ask why you’d be comfortable with Latin but not Russian or Greek?

  • @JMRolf1
    @JMRolf1 4 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Father Josiah's book was instrumental in my conversion to Orthodoxy from the Lutheran tradition. His catechism lectures are also amazing. Love to see this interview!

  • @mrlozano
    @mrlozano ปีที่แล้ว +2

    I really appreciate this talk. Thank you both for doing this!

  • @GuitarJesse7
    @GuitarJesse7 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    I appreciate the commentary about the problem with the elevation of the ethnic aspect of a local congregation and the message it sends to world that the church is divided or that people outside the that culture are not welcome (even if that is not the intent). Thank you for this talk, very enlightening for an evangelical like me. I have great respect for you both and have learned a lot from your material and have been challenged.

  • @abrahamkassis3138
    @abrahamkassis3138 ปีที่แล้ว +3

    This was very insightfull! I watch everything you both put forth so to see you both together was great!

  • @ivansince91
    @ivansince91 ปีที่แล้ว +4

    Lord have mercy!🙏

  • @21exodus
    @21exodus 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    im African American, and yes there is alot of work to be done in order for the Eastern Orthodox Faith to grow within our community, although im not EO myself, im interested but dont have a EO church near me. I only have Coptic and Nestorian Churches near me but i want to attend The Greek Orthodox Church thats a hefty couple hours away.

    • @OrthodoxEthos
      @OrthodoxEthos  10 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      We know that there are many Orthodox who are focused on how to better introduce Orthodoxy to African American and other demographics. From our experience, it appears that we are seeing more African Americans become Orthodox and some among them become monastics or clergy. If there are no other Orthodox Churches near you (Russian, Antiochian, OCA, etc.), perhaps you could try attending the Greek Orthodox Church at least once a month for the time being?

    • @21exodus
      @21exodus 10 หลายเดือนก่อน +1


    • @Nancy-sw4gk
      @Nancy-sw4gk 9 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      ​@@21exodusHello, current catechumen here. I am an African-American. I pray you make it to an Orthodox Church....

  • @pelagonianlion8276
    @pelagonianlion8276 ปีที่แล้ว +1

    Thank you Father Josiah and Father Peter. This video was very edifying. Glory to God!