Fr. Josiah Trenham
If you desire to understand more deeply the inspired guidance of the Church concerning personal prayer, and want to strengthen your own prayer discipline by learning to more faithfully keep a prayer rule, or kanona, these lectures that explore the discipline of classical Orthodox Christian personal prayer will delight you. These edifying presentations examine the content and order of the prayer rule, giving special emphasis to the prayers of repentance, the rule of prostrations, the giving of thanks, the use of the Jesus Prayer, and spiritual reading.
Lecture 1: The Importance of the Prayer Rule
Lecture 2: Repentance in Prayer - Bodily Worship
Lecture 3: Thanksgiving and Praise
Lecture 4: Intercessions
Lecture 5: The Jesus Prayer
Lecture 6: Spiritual Reading
FATHER JOSIAH TRENHAM is a native Southern Californian. He 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.