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25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« on: December 13, 2008, 04:49:21 PM »
25 years ago great priest and theologian Fr. Alexander Schmemann passed away.

Eternal peace, memory eternal

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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2008, 06:43:20 PM »
May Father Schmemann's Memory be Eternal.

Amen!

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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2008, 06:43:47 PM »
Memory eternal
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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2008, 09:12:05 PM »
May his memory be eternal!
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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2008, 12:13:20 AM »
May the memory of the Protopresbyter Alexander be eternal!
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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2008, 12:14:08 AM »
Memory Eternal
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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2008, 01:13:48 AM »
Memory eternal!  We had a trisagion for him today, as one of his students is a parishioner.

I always liked how he said the greatest honor ever paid him was to find out that his "For the Life of the World" was being published by samizdat in the Soviet Union, and that it humbled him.
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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2008, 04:43:34 AM »
БЛАЖЕНИ ПОКОЈ И ВЕЧНАЈА ПАМЈАТ...АМИН...
BLESSED REST AND MEMORY ETERNAL...AMEN...
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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2008, 09:01:54 AM »
Memory Eternal. He is among my most favorite authors of all times. A monument of a man.
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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2008, 10:48:43 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: 25 anniversary of Fr. Alexander Schmemann passing away
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2008, 12:42:31 AM »
O God of spirits and of all flesh, Who hast trampled down death and overthrown the Devil, and given life to Thy world, do Thou, the same Lord, give rest to the soul of Thy departed servant in a place of brightness, a place of refreshment, a place of repose, where all sickness, sighing, and sorrow have fled away. Pardon every transgression which he has committed, whether by word or deed or thought. For Thou art a good God and lovest mankind; because there is no man who lives yet does not sin, for Thou only art without sin, Thy righteousness is to all eternity, and Thy word is truth.

For Thou are the Resurrection, the Life, and the Repose of Thy servant Fr. Alexander who has fallen asleep, O Christ our God, and unto Thee we ascribe glory, together with Thy Father, who is from everlasting, and Thine all-holy, good, and life-creating Spirit, now and ever unto ages of ages. Amen.

May his memory be eternal.
Domine Iesu Christe, Fili Dei, miserere mei, peccatricis.

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