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I think I saw a hint here or there on OC.net, but -- unless I am mistaken -- no obvious congratulations have been put forth.

Thus, I'd like to proclaim Axios! and express my approval at the ordination of Fr. George, formerly known on these boards as cleveland, to the Holy Diaconate on Saturday and the Holy Priesthood on Sunday.
   
Συγχαρητήρια, συμφοιτητής μου!
But for I am a man not textueel I wol noght telle of textes neuer a deel. (Chaucer, The Manciple's Tale, 1.131)

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2009, 02:07:54 PM »
Worthy! Wow! Give us pictures!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2009, 02:12:22 PM »
There is a picture circulating around the interwebs, but I don't know if it is meant to be made public. I'll wait for Fr. George to do the posting...
But for I am a man not textueel I wol noght telle of textes neuer a deel. (Chaucer, The Manciple's Tale, 1.131)

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2009, 02:19:25 PM »
Axios!

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2009, 02:27:09 PM »
AWESOME!!!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2009, 02:28:44 PM »
Axios!










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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2009, 02:32:58 PM »
Axios. Many years. Lord, have mercy.
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2009, 02:38:27 PM »

Congratulations!

Many Years!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #8 on: October 19, 2009, 02:57:27 PM »
Axios.   They did "learn you good" in seminary and we are witnesses!

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2009, 03:03:44 PM »
Axios! Axios! Axios!

Congratulations Fr. cleveland;D

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2009, 03:45:55 PM »
I thought he was a Priest all along! wonderful news!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2009, 04:11:16 PM »
Axios, axios, axios! Glory to God! Congratulations, Father!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #12 on: October 19, 2009, 04:46:56 PM »
Congratulations, Fr. George. :-) 

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #13 on: October 19, 2009, 04:49:34 PM »
Axios!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #14 on: October 19, 2009, 05:16:57 PM »
Axios! Axios! Axios! May God grant Fr. George many blessed years! Mnoha Litya!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2009, 05:20:12 PM »
Axios!!! ;D
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #16 on: October 19, 2009, 05:20:22 PM »
Axios!

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #17 on: October 19, 2009, 05:37:22 PM »
Thank you all for the well-wishes.  I don't yet have any photos of the ordination in my possession (either physically or electronically), but I'll see what I can scrounge up from the interweb or family members.
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #18 on: October 19, 2009, 06:05:24 PM »
Axios! Axios! Axios!

Congratulations Fr. George cleveland;D

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2009, 06:11:06 PM »
Worthy!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2009, 06:15:57 PM »
Axios!!!

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2009, 06:29:15 PM »
Ahh, finally! As a Steelers fan, it was difficult taking seriously someone named "cleveland"  :P

Seriously though, congrats! :)

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #22 on: October 19, 2009, 06:37:34 PM »
AXIOS! AXIOS! AXIOS!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #23 on: October 19, 2009, 06:53:45 PM »
Worthy!  Worthy!  Worthy!  Many years to Fr. George!  :laugh:
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #24 on: October 19, 2009, 06:54:54 PM »
Axios! Many years, dear Fr. George!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #25 on: October 19, 2009, 07:04:45 PM »
Axios!

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #26 on: October 19, 2009, 07:14:23 PM »
AXIOS! AXIOS! AXIOS!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #27 on: October 19, 2009, 07:17:40 PM »
CONGRATULATIONS!!
Живили..Аксиос.Достојан ,,Многаја Љета, Многе Године......
Long Life ,Axios , Worthy, Many Years,and Many Summers.......

GLORY TO GOD...............Amen Amen..
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #28 on: October 19, 2009, 07:18:31 PM »
This is beyond cool.   ;D

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #29 on: October 19, 2009, 08:07:50 PM »
I agree with Salpy.  Long time coming as far as I'm concerned.  AXIOS AXIOS AXIOS! 
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #30 on: October 19, 2009, 08:37:15 PM »
Many years...

An old timer is a man who's had a lot of interesting experiences -- some of them true.

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #31 on: October 19, 2009, 08:43:10 PM »
AXIOS!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #32 on: October 19, 2009, 08:52:43 PM »
AXIOS! AXIOS! AXIOS! Congratulations, Fr George. Many years!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #33 on: October 19, 2009, 09:00:17 PM »
Axios! Congratulations, Fr. George! Worthy indeed!
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #34 on: October 20, 2009, 01:17:30 AM »
"Axios; He is Worthy; Axiois." 
Congratulations, Fr. George, and Many Years of progress in your priestly ministry.
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #35 on: October 20, 2009, 01:25:09 AM »
AXIOS! AXIOS! AXIOS! Fr. George!  :)
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #36 on: October 20, 2009, 01:52:39 AM »
MANY YEARS TO FR. GEORGE! ;D
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #37 on: October 20, 2009, 10:16:39 AM »
AXIOS and many years and my most sincere wishes for success in your priestly ministry.

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #38 on: October 20, 2009, 09:35:21 PM »
Congratulations! Many, Many, Many Years! :)
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #39 on: October 22, 2009, 10:10:39 PM »
Congratulations Father George! Many years!

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #40 on: October 27, 2009, 01:35:35 AM »
We still want pictures.   :)

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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #41 on: October 27, 2009, 01:39:15 AM »
We still want pictures.   :)

I've only seen a few from his diaconal ordination...
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« Reply #42 on: October 27, 2009, 02:24:44 AM »
I haven't even seen those!  Post them.   :)

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« Reply #43 on: October 27, 2009, 02:39:46 AM »
I haven't even seen those!  Post them.   :)

Hehe....if Fr. George permits.
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Re: OC.net guru formerly known as cleveland ordained to Holy Priesthood
« Reply #44 on: October 27, 2009, 03:55:13 AM »
Many Years Father George!