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Offline Tony

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Received into Orthodoxy
« on: November 02, 2003, 06:48:38 PM »
Dear Friends,

Today I was received into the Orthodox Church by Chrismation and Holy Communion. It has been many years since I began my journey toward Orthodoxy, with many detours on the way. I now feel at peace that I have come into the True Faith.

In Christ,
Tony

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2003, 07:30:03 PM »
Congradulations and welcome home... from a fellow convert.


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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2003, 07:37:58 PM »
Congrats! I'm glad you feel at peace where you are now.  I'm an RC, am I allowed to be happy at such a conversion to Orthodoxy? hehe ::)

With all my prayers for your happiness, yours and everyone else's  :)

Kim
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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2003, 08:49:42 PM »
God grant you many years! :D
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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2003, 10:27:10 PM »
Welcome home.  May you find peace, love, and joy in Christ as revealed in the Orthodox Church.
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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2003, 10:39:33 PM »
Dear Tony,

Welcome home!  God grant you many years!  Mnohaya Lita!

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2003, 10:53:15 PM »
I'm glad that you overcame your doubts that you had earlier and that you are now home!  May God grant you many, many years.

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2003, 02:59:00 AM »
Congratulations!
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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2003, 03:11:13 AM »
Congrats Tony, i'm very happy for you :)

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #9 on: November 03, 2003, 04:32:31 AM »
Congratulations Tony!

May God grant you patience and humility and strengthen you in the struggle against your passions, and keep you growing always in love for Him, for Panagia and all the saints.

God bless.

John.

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2003, 07:52:32 AM »
Congratulations!!! :)

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #11 on: November 03, 2003, 12:17:36 PM »
Slava Isusu Christu!

May God grant unto the newly enlightned servant of God Tony peace , health, and happiness unto Many Years!

Sincerely,

Alexis

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2003, 05:51:44 PM »
Many good wishes and congratulations, Tony!  You have opted for the Pearl of Great Price!  May you bask in the light and love of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ, Who alone is the Truth, in His One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Orthodox Church!

MANY YEARS!

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #13 on: November 03, 2003, 06:18:32 PM »
Ditto per Hypo,

I just like to plagiarize my Polish brother's works, still praying to get off the fence myself, so many choices, so little time.

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #14 on: November 03, 2003, 06:26:34 PM »
James, my half-Polish brother, it must really hurt to keep sitting on that fence by now, especially if it is a picket fence or a chain-link fence!   ;)

Idz z Bogiem!

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2003, 11:32:45 PM »
Thank you all for the prayers, support and congratulations! As one who has been on the fence for a long time, it is great to finally come down.  :)

In Christ,
Tony

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Re:Received into Orthodoxy
« Reply #16 on: November 04, 2003, 08:42:54 PM »
Congratulations!

I pray that you are blessed by Our Lord Jesus Christ on your spiritual journey.
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