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Today, our administrator, Fr. Anastasios, was ordained to the holy priesthood by Metropolitan Pavlos of North and South America at St. Markella's Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Astoria, NY.

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2008, 03:46:00 PM »
AXIOS AXIOS  Congratulations Father!

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2008, 03:50:36 PM »
Egli è degno!!

Many years and congratulations, Father!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2008, 03:52:43 PM »
AXIOS AXIOS AXIOS!!!


A hearty congratulations, Father! Any idea which church you'll be assigned to?
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2008, 04:15:43 PM »
AXIOS! AXIOS! AXIOS!

Congratulations, Father!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2008, 04:38:09 PM »
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2008, 04:54:25 PM »
Axios, Axios, Axios!  ;D
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2008, 05:36:21 PM »
Cool!  We want pictures.   :)

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2008, 05:51:02 PM »
God grant you many years, Father.
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2008, 06:25:16 PM »
Axios, Axios, Axios! Congratulations, Father!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2008, 06:30:55 PM »
Axios!  Father bless!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2008, 06:36:37 PM »
"Axios; Axios; Axios!"
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2008, 06:37:25 PM »
Axios!  (And ditto on the pictures.)
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2008, 06:57:40 PM »
I was there, and it was great.  He is worthy. 
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2008, 07:24:46 PM »
AXIOS! AXIOS! AXIOS!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #15 on: June 22, 2008, 07:26:06 PM »
Axios!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2008, 07:26:53 PM »
Truly wonderful news.........Axios...Axios...Axios

Many years...

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #17 on: June 22, 2008, 07:27:20 PM »
Congratulations Father!

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #18 on: June 22, 2008, 07:56:00 PM »
Joining in the good wishes to my old friend.
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #19 on: June 22, 2008, 09:18:54 PM »
Axios! Axios! Axios! Congratulations, Father Anastasios!

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #20 on: June 22, 2008, 10:25:20 PM »
Many years!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #21 on: June 22, 2008, 10:29:04 PM »
Congratulations and Many Years Father Anastasios!!!

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #22 on: June 22, 2008, 10:43:51 PM »
Axios! Many years!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #23 on: June 23, 2008, 12:44:11 AM »
AXIOS, AXIOS, AXIOS, Many years!

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« Reply #24 on: June 23, 2008, 01:12:49 AM »
Congratulations!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #25 on: June 23, 2008, 02:52:24 AM »
Axios, Axios, Axios!

Congratulations to my brother and long-time friend. May God grant many years in His service to Father Anastasios!

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #26 on: June 23, 2008, 09:34:20 AM »
Axios, Axios, Axios!

May God grant many years in His service to the Reverend Father Anastasios!

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #27 on: June 23, 2008, 09:35:33 PM »
May you serve long and wisely...
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2008, 09:40:37 PM »
Congratulations, Father A.!

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #29 on: June 23, 2008, 09:55:26 PM »
Congratulations Father!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #30 on: June 23, 2008, 10:27:41 PM »
Moustahiq! Moustahiq! Moustahiq!

Congratulations.  Eis polla eti!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #31 on: June 23, 2008, 10:44:02 PM »
Here is a photo from the ordination:

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid=3268149&l=1d392&id=504700510

L-R in the photo: Fr. John Somers, Fr. Anastasios, His Eminence Metropolitan Pavlos.

More pictures will be posted later I'm sure :).
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #32 on: June 23, 2008, 11:56:10 PM »
Many years to Fr. Anastasios!
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« Reply #33 on: June 24, 2008, 12:35:34 AM »
Axios! Axios! Axios! and many years!
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #34 on: June 24, 2008, 08:36:01 PM »
Предоставление бога Вы много лет!

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« Reply #35 on: June 25, 2008, 08:20:23 AM »
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #36 on: June 25, 2008, 05:58:07 PM »
Congratulations!

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #37 on: June 25, 2008, 06:44:00 PM »
AXIOS! Congratulations, Father.
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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #38 on: June 25, 2008, 09:48:35 PM »
Thank you to everyone who has congratulated me. I am at our monastery serving liturgy every day and it is humbling, fearsome, and exciting!
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« Reply #39 on: June 26, 2008, 07:21:40 PM »
Congratulations! May God grant you many fruitful years of service!
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« Reply #40 on: June 27, 2008, 10:37:30 AM »
May God grant you many years!

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« Reply #41 on: June 28, 2008, 05:46:42 PM »
Fr. Anastasios, you might remember me from 2+ years ago as guitarmonk, it's a blessing to hear of your Ordination. God's Best be with you!
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« Reply #43 on: June 30, 2008, 03:12:26 PM »
May God who provides all continue to bless your and keep you in His service.

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Re: Our Admin, Fr. Dcn. Anastasios, Ordained to the Holy Priesthood
« Reply #44 on: June 30, 2008, 04:42:33 PM »
Father Anastasios. Congratulation on your Ordination to the PriestHoof. Axios Axios Axiox May God Grant you many years---- Your borther in Christ Father Alexander
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