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Offline Daniel2:47

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I became Orthodox this weekend
« on: August 06, 2018, 07:33:22 AM »
Grateful to be able to say that I was received into the Church this weekend, via baptism. The baptism took place on Saturday in the sea, with another catechumen who had also been inquiring for a similar length of time (approx. 1 year) being baptised at the same time. I received my first Eucharist yesterday morning at the liturgy :)

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2018, 07:56:46 AM »
Many years!!
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2018, 08:23:13 AM »
Glory be to God! Many years!
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2018, 12:42:14 PM »
That's great ~ I'm guessing coming in from outside ~ you must have a strong appreciation for the Liturgy ```

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2018, 01:58:20 PM »
Slava Bogu! (glory to God!)
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2018, 02:24:52 PM »
Welcome to the family! May your angel always be your helper and guardian.
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2018, 02:26:04 PM »
God grant you many years.
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2018, 04:11:46 PM »
Many Years!

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2018, 04:23:45 PM »
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2018, 10:57:30 PM »
Glory to Our God.
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2018, 11:06:15 PM »
Many years!
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2018, 11:07:39 PM »
May years!

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #12 on: August 07, 2018, 02:34:06 AM »
Many years! Glory to God!
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2018, 03:42:07 AM »
Glory to God!
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #14 on: August 07, 2018, 04:11:06 AM »
Many years!
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #15 on: August 07, 2018, 03:51:28 PM »
Many Years and Congratulations!

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #16 on: August 07, 2018, 05:30:32 PM »
Congrats. Axios!

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #17 on: August 08, 2018, 09:21:55 PM »
Welcome home!
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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #18 on: August 08, 2018, 09:35:29 PM »
Congrads

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #19 on: August 09, 2018, 01:49:51 PM »
Welcome Home and God grant you Many Many Years.

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #20 on: August 10, 2018, 08:19:47 AM »
Thank you all  :)

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Re: I became Orthodox this weekend
« Reply #21 on: August 15, 2018, 04:17:11 AM »
Congratulations! I'm actually soon approaching the anniversary of my own baptism.