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+Fr. Roman Skvarnavicius
« on: February 13, 2007, 09:55:18 PM »
I just have learned that Fr. Archdeacon Roman Skvarnavicius from Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral (OCA) in Boston passed away.
http://www.oca.org/News.asp?ID=1165&SID=19
I even did not know that he was sick. Fr. Roman was a wonderful person and he will be missed by many. Lord, have mercy! Memory eternal!

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Re: +Fr. Roman Skvarnavicius
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2007, 10:06:13 PM »
The Lord forgive him and rest him from his labours.
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Re: +Fr. Roman Skvarnavicius
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2007, 10:48:23 PM »
May his memory be everlasting.

Starlight, was Fr. Deacon Roman Lithuanian?

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Re: +Fr. Roman Skvarnavicius
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2007, 11:11:24 PM »
Thank you for prayers.
Yes, he was Lithuanian. He was at least raised, and most likely, born in USA. A little bit more info about Fr. Roman has been provided by the site of the parish, where he grew up and then he was a regular concelebrant,

http://stspp.org/content/view/32/2/lang,en/

while being officially attached to the Cathedral:

http://holytrinityorthodox.org

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Re: +Fr. Roman Skvarnavicius
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2007, 11:14:25 PM »
May his memory be eternal!
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Re: +Fr. Roman Skvarnavicius
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2007, 12:09:50 AM »
Memory Eternal! Fr. Roman was such a kind man...I had the pleasure of serving as an acolyte with him on a number of occasions. He would always warmly and sincerely thank all those who assisted on the altar. Anyone who has heard him serve will never be able to forget that voice!

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Re: +Fr. Roman Skvarnavicius
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2007, 12:47:59 AM »
Eternal be his memory!

I met Fr. Roman, and you are correct...I will not forget his voice in the Liturgy!
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