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« on: December 24, 2009, 02:04:19 PM »

Has anyone ever been to this skete (St. Isaac of Syria in Wisconsin) or know about their mission?

I know they produce reproduction and original icons, that's about all I know.
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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2009, 05:05:32 PM »

Is it a coptic Orthodox ...He mention that he drove by a coptic orthodox Church or monastery on seven mile rd. in racine wisconsin....He asked me if it was The same as eastern orthodoxy , sort of close but some differences....
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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2009, 06:24:40 PM »

It is in Boscohel Wisconsin and I do not think it is coptic.
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« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2009, 06:28:47 PM »

Is it a coptic Orthodox ...He mention that he drove by a coptic orthodox Church or monastery on seven mile rd. in racine wisconsin....He asked me if it was The same as eastern orthodoxy , sort of close but some differences....



My Brother mentioned that He  drove by a coptic orthodox Church or Monastery on seven mile rd. in racine wisconsin.....
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« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2009, 06:34:17 PM »

My Brother took one of our serbian priests to a new calendar greek convent /monastery in milwaukee awhile back ,,when i see him i ask him some more details about it ...
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« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2009, 08:55:47 PM »

They are on their own. 
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« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2009, 10:55:10 PM »

According to the Orthodoxwiki entry, they used to be under the Bulgarians but Fr. Simeon was deposed in April 2009 by Metropolitan JOSEPH of that diocese for apparent misconduct.  At this time, as Punch has noted, they are on their own w/o antimens.
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« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2009, 12:17:19 AM »

According to the Orthodoxwiki entry, they used to be under the Bulgarians but Fr. Simeon was deposed in April 2009 by Metropolitan JOSEPH of that diocese for apparent misconduct.  At this time, as Punch has noted, they are on their own w/o antimens.

Oh, thats too bad.
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« Reply #8 on: December 25, 2009, 02:11:36 AM »

i know someone who had a nasty experience up there....
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« Reply #9 on: December 25, 2009, 03:28:10 AM »

This is very sad news.
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« Reply #10 on: December 26, 2009, 10:28:59 PM »

I have been there. They were/are still under the Bulgarian Patariarchal Church and Metropolitan Joseph. The brotherhood is quite small--maybe down to one monk now. Fr. Symeon is no longer the priest. I'm not sure where he is. He could still be there--as far as I know he owns the land. Their icon business continues, however, and there service for my last order was extremely prompt. For a time, between the time they left ROCOR and went to Bulgaria, the were under a pseudodox bishop.
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