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Catherine!
« on: August 09, 2009, 10:42:39 AM »
Many years to a newly illumined Orthodox Christian!

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2009, 11:58:54 AM »
Many Years and Many Summers,,,Axios, Worthy, Dostojan...
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2009, 02:10:33 PM »
Ok what's the subject of this thread other than the title that says "Catherine!"  You are gonna have to explain what you are talking about in more detail.

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2009, 04:03:38 PM »
Many years!

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2009, 04:30:42 PM »
Many years!
"If you cannot find Christ in the beggar at the church door, you will not find Him in the chalice.”  -The Divine John Chrysostom

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2009, 05:05:36 PM »
Many Years!
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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2009, 05:07:17 PM »
Ok what's the subject of this thread other than the title that says "Catherine!"  You are gonna have to explain what you are talking about in more detail.
I will be Chrismated on Sunday.

Me too.  :)  I shall light a candle and say a prayer for you, Alpo.

So I was chrismated today and if I understanded correctly so was Catherine. I found it intriguing that there's actually some other real person on the other side of the Globe who was chrismated as a member of the same Church as I on the same day as I, confessed the same Creed as I, heard the same prayers prayed for her as I heard. She experienced the same thing as I experienced today.  I wasn't affiliated with just a Finnish denomination but with the catholic Church with real people all around the World. That's why I wanted to congratulate her. Our Church is truly catholic.
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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2009, 07:27:47 PM »
Many years to you both!!
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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2009, 07:34:32 PM »
Many years to you too, Alpo.
"If you cannot find Christ in the beggar at the church door, you will not find Him in the chalice.”  -The Divine John Chrysostom

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2009, 08:02:28 PM »
Many Years,,,,Amen Amen
Dostojan i Dostojna...
Worthy ,Worthy..
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2009, 08:35:29 PM »
Many years!
As a result of a thousand million years of evolution, the universe is becoming conscious of itself, able to understand something of its past history and its possible future.
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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2009, 08:46:51 PM »
Many Years to you both. Glory to God!
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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #12 on: August 09, 2009, 08:51:20 PM »
Glory to God!  You are the envy of the world! 

Three of my family members were also received today by baptism and chrismation.

Who did you take as your patron (or, rather, who took you)?
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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #13 on: August 09, 2009, 11:29:43 PM »
You too, Alpo! This thread really is lovely- thank you. We have finally found our home in Christ. I feel like a hippy at the moment (well, I am a hippy. .); I feel a deep sense of peace (actually, there are no words to describe what this feels like and I haven't touched a drop of alcohol. . . :-)).
 

Who did you take as your patron (or, rather, who took you)?

 St. Elizabeth New martyr, Grand Duchess of Russia; Saint Elizabeth's story is one of many that inspire me (. .St. Photini, St. Kassiani, St. Photine, St. Mary Magdalene, St. Mary of Egypt) but I feel a very special connection with Saint Elizabeth of Russia. Who is your patron Saint, Alpo?





May God Bless you all - always.
 

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #14 on: August 09, 2009, 11:31:48 PM »
Congratulations and Many Years to the newly illumined.

Amen!

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #15 on: August 09, 2009, 11:33:06 PM »
МНОГАЯ ЛІТА!!!!!! Many Years!

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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #16 on: August 10, 2009, 12:47:51 AM »
Who did you take as your patron (or, rather, who took you)?
Who is your patron Saint, Alpo?



I chose him after my first name. He is an Italian hieromartyr who died under diocletian persecution on the 4th century.
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Re: Catherine!
« Reply #17 on: August 10, 2009, 01:09:52 AM »
Glory to God! Many years!
"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope." Jer 29:11