The above warning was given to me when I first met Orthodoxy in 1986. Today [2009] it is even more perilous, even more difficult to find the Royal Path. For one thing there is a far greater abundance of misinformation. And many materials are missing, and other materials are being rapidly rewritten. For another thing there are fewer than ever guides remaining on the Royal Path, especially who speak English. Hopefully this website will be a place where Newcomers to the Faith can keep at least one foot on solid ground, while they are "exploring."

blog owner: Joanna Higginbotham


jurisdiction: ROCA under Vladyka Agafangel

who did not submit to the RocorMP union in 2007


29 August 2010

Fr. Lawrence

Website Review

original review 2010
Fr. Lawrence has a great website and a very nice blog.  I could ALMOST put them both on the "Safe Exploring" list.  And I do highly recommend visiting these sites.

Just be aware that Fr. Lawrence has recently joined a super-correct jurisdiction (RTOC).  But, I do not see that he is "super-correct" in his heart, it is possible he had other reasons for moving there, nothing to do with  "correctness."   

I saw no super-correct materials [as of August 30, 2010] anywhere on the website or the blog.  One article is titled,  "What Do We Mean By G.O.C.?", but when you click on it you get an article by Archbishop Averky, 1976†, who was a great teacher firmly cemented on the Royal Path.

Maybe keep in mind that the term "True" Orthodoxy in Archbishop Averky's day meant the Royal Path.  Today the super-correct have taken over that term, and call themselves True Orthodox.

Also be aware that while Fr. Lawrence is dear to many of us, he is not a good example to follow, and do not send his "monastery" any money.  -jh


update 2014
Fr. Lawrence reposed 12/01/2012
His blog is still open, but since then his website has expired – but here are archives:

Archives materials