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Offline GC_Samaras

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Hello Everyone!
« on: December 09, 2006, 01:16:31 PM »
Greetings from Toronto, Canada my fellow Christians! My name is George Samaras and I finally found an online Orthodox Christian community that is active. I am interested in Orthodox Christianity as I was born and raised in the Greek Orthodox Church. Despite my recent absence from Church, I try to follow the faith as best as I can. I have recently been conducting more in-depth reading about Orthodox Christianity on Wikipedia so I could get a broader view of the faith as opposed to the more general views instilled in me from my Church and my family. Anyways, I will do my best to be online and post but I am a student so school is always calling. I look forward to meeting you all, take care!
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Offline Fr. George

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Re: Hello Everyone!
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2006, 02:05:52 PM »
Welcome to OC.net!  I hope you find the place inviting and challenging, keeping you on your toes and opening doors to greater understanding of your faith!

We'll accept you, despite your being a Canuck ;)

just kidding.

Welcome, and may the Lord work wonders for you and through you!
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Offline GC_Samaras

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Re: Hello Everyone!
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2006, 02:34:21 PM »
Thank you for the welcoming, I hope to achieve a greater understanding of my faith while I am here. Now, time to check out the rest of the boards and see what interests me. ;)
"If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can't, you're right." -Henry Ford.

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Re: Hello Everyone!
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2006, 03:07:43 PM »
Hello George!  It is great to see you posting here!  I hope that you find an entertaining and informtive community here!  May God bless you on your research! :)
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I think the French may be on to something here.

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Re: Hello Everyone!
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2006, 09:01:40 PM »
Yet another George! This augurs well:
"οπου Γεωρο και μαλαμα" (΅Wherever there is a George, there is gold")
Welcome!
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Re: Hello Everyone!
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2006, 01:13:28 AM »
Welcome, George! In my opinion, this is the best English language Orthodox online community. This is a good place and you will enjoy here. Welcome!