Spiritual and material truth From Father Lazarus

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Dear  + Metropolitan Joseph
We simply write and reply in Gods time when the Spirit moves us. We do not have to operate by the human twenty four hours ...
I pray for you and offered The Liturgy for you this morning

Saint John was very close to the Lord as was Saint Seraphim Rose - I recently wrote an Icon of Saint Seraphim.


We must pray together and call on the intercession of these two saints that the Lord of the Harvest sends you more workers .."Remember "what you bind on earth is bound in heaven"

That is no problem to post the writings on the web site -I write now and share what I can for now but I think the time will come when I am in an even deeper solitude so  will not be able to get to Internet then ...But everything in Gods time ...You simply live each movement to the full and leave the overall plan to God
You are in a Mormon area ...Here I am surrounded by Muslims ...But here we are hidden ...Apart from a neighbour and the person here with me; no one knows I, am here ...Some would say ,we should evangelize directly but "no" that is not my vocation ...I evangelize though prayer ,every God given moment Can become a new beginning for us personally , the church ,and humanity .In us all humanity is present ...So when we pray all of humanity prays and turns to God .If we do not pray humanity does not pray and turns from God ...Evangelise the Mormons through your prayer at "all times", the Orthodox way of prayer ...Divine truth like the prayer spreads out from the still small centres of calm ...
Live the Orthodoxy to the full in your house/ hermitage , pray at all times and leave the rest to God .
If we are challenged and growing we are moving forward in the spiritual life ...There is no pause on this path ....
The approach is best that you take "You shall know the Truth and the Truth shall set you free."-Live the Truth , let them see the Truth in you ,take them in and receive the presence of Christ in them -"What you do to the least of them you did it to me ."In the vine yard of the Lord one plants a seed and other reaps a harvest .It has always been that way ...So no action , no effort is wasted ...You receive these people for a time and plant a seed. When they go send them on their way with prayer and blessing and pray you will be saved souls together in paradise.
In the end we are all poor men , beggars knocking on Heavens door asking for mercy.
Let us remember each other at the Holy Altar .In God the distances do not count .We will be side by side praying for the "peace that comes from on high , and the salvation of our souls."
God be with you
Pray for me always
Father Lazarus
Your Blessing Father,
    To answer your question on which I have been very, very tardy in replying to for a number of material reasons here... No, I have not priests in France at this time.  There was a time in which there were 2 and they were with a Jurisdiction that had been aided by the reposed St. John Maximovitch of Shanghai and San Francisco.  But, alas poor fool that I am, I was not able to obtain new priests here for there or any one there who would join with us in spirit and truth. 

    I find your writings so needed and so beneficial that I repost them "AS IS" if you don't mind, to our web site with a special page for all of your postings...

    It is sad that I must say that at this old age, all I can do from this house, hermitage, in which I take in strangers who come from many backgrounds and beliefs, that I do not force our Orthodoxy on them but let them see and hopefully glean within what their soul needs to offset the errors of their former ways and beliefs... I feel that is the best way of approach.  Yet, being in a very heavy Mormon area with numerous cultic Protestants, I am a vit overwhelmed, even though I persevere by the Grace of God... I face this as a challenge to my spirit for growth... and I am happy! 

Blessing you with many prayers from this unworthy one adding good thoughts for your own self, I am;
+Joseph Thaddeus (Stanford), O.S.B., SSJt., Ph.D. - Metropolitan Archbishop, Archabbot, Primate
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On 8/31/2011 12:22 AM, FATHER LAZARUS wrote:

Do you have any priests in France at the moment ?
Father Lazarus

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"Never, never, never let anyone tell you that, in order to be Orthodox, you must also be eastern. The West was Orthodox for a thousand years, and her venerable liturgy is far older than any of her heresies."


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Daily News is very important to those who are true Orthodox Catholic Christians.  For without knowing or gaining information for understanding about what is happening in one's local area and around the world, you could  find yourself faced with denied services in the secular area, lack of income, even (although it sounds far-fetched) ability to worship openly for the time is not far off when all will have to decide if they wish to follow the Anti-Christ through the One World Church and One World Government as prophesied by the Apocalypse, the Book of Revelation of St. John or follow the faith delivered once and for all which will cause for many to be denied the abilities to survive under those kind of conditions, causing for one to consider other options. 


Many of those who subscribe to, and some who have caused or are the cause for, these things to happen are involved in or with the Roman Jurisdiction of the Catholic Church (which is not the seat of all things "Catholic") as well as its protestant daughters such as the cultic Jehovah's Witnesses, the Pentecostal Churches, the Church of Latter Day Saints also known as the Mormon Church and far too many more to list. 


Yet, at this web site we do provide some of the reasons about why they are opined to be the harbingers of that which is prophesied in Holy Scripture for the bringing about of the End Times which we have already entered.  It is not necessarily their individual members or parishioners that should be blamed since they are only the "Sheep" and not the Shepherds... So do not think we castigate individual people of themselves as we castigate those "money changers" who Jesus Christ chased out of His Father's House as the Bible Describes; for they exist in these present times too.


Events are already rushing toward that time in which this is beginning to happen and will become more fully wide-spread. In these present times all you need to really do is look around both your local and larger areas as to what is really on-going through.  Things so very little or miniscule that they are barely noticeable except to the more informed observer may become apparent. 

Those little things are the laws of the land, economics, politics, the degrading and erosion of those rights and liberties afforded by the Constitution of these United States of America and many other things such as the manner with which entertainments have taken over much of the populace, entering into and becoming a major focus in worship, and more. 

We ask you, if you don't want to believe us... Have you heard, seen or found what is termed (of the many terms being used) that there are "holding areas" or "camps" or "Closed/Fenced communities" being built by GOVERNMENT? 

Here in North America, especially in the United States of America, we must admit that what Russia has come out of (a communistic, atheist country) we are entering into.  And one last thing that needs also to be understood... Something very important to those of you who are "Catholic" in the Roman sense of its jurisdiction....   And, we believe this also holds true for many who are "Orthodox" whether "Eastern" or "Western"....

[ * Non-Denominational = Synchrestic Ecumenism, Disease of Scholasticism, altering the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ to accommodate the disease of Political Correctness and CULTIC PROTESTANTISM, and the Roman Jurisdiction (Latin Church = Vatican) of the Catholic Church) breaking of - or failure and refusal to respect and abide by  - the ancient Seven Ecumenical "Do Not" Canons which leaves everything else open to God's gift of creativity... failure & refusal to abide by and have respect for those who diligently protect one of the other Pillars of the Church, the Seals of the Confessional, but "Non-Denominational" also includes worshiping Satan's religion of Muslim, Islam by praying with them and other heretics such as 'Pentecostalism,' 'Jehovah's Witnesses,' 'Mormons,' 'Church of Christ,' any so-called church with "Community Church" in their nomenclature and others who by their false and misleading dogmas and doctrines are actually against the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ upon whom and for exacting reason we are called "Christian" in both spirit and truth from which non-denominational protestant sectarian claimants have departed from as being so-called Christian] Only a skilled spiritual father can help you!

Remember: You cannot ride two horses or serve two masters for one of them will be harmed by your thoughts, your very words and your actions which is to blaspheme the Holy Ghost (Spirit) who will depart from you.  And when the Holy Spirit departs, the great deceiver (unbeknownst to you) will rush in to fill the void under disguise of being the Holy Spirit!  Testing of the Holy Spirit to insure it is the Holy Spirit does not, for many a Sectarian Protestant and Roman, work because the Great Deceiver (Satan) is most skilled in worming and snaking his charms around your mind and heart to feign being the Holy Spirit.  Remember, Satan has the same gifts similar to the Holy Spirit but Satan's gifts are UN-HOLY and lead all who accept him (unbeknownst to you) to perdition.

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