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Offline AlexanderOfBergamo

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A Happy New Year 2010!
« on: December 31, 2009, 08:15:52 AM »
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,
I know I'm anticipating a little bit, but the New Year is coming fast and I won't have time in the next few days.
In a few hours (well, some more for those of you who live in America) we will be with our beloved ones waiting for 2010 with the traditional countdown for midnight.
It's really been a pleasure to pass this year 2009 Anno Domini with all of you, despite there might have been discussions etc. Anyway, this is the right moment to wish you all an happy New Year, hoping that it might be better then the one which is now almost over. Not only the civil world is in celebration, but the Church too. Orthodox Christians celebrate the Circumcision of Christ, when the Most Holy Name by which everyone in heaven, on earth, and under the earth, is bound to kneel; Roman Catholics also add the celebration of the Mother of God, the title given at Ephesus in 431. In this day of great joy, let's pray together our Lord.

The Most Holy Trinity may bless you all and grant us a better New Year then the one which is now over. In the last decade we have faced international crisis, terrorism, wars, nationalistic hatred, economical catastrophes, natural disasters, political and social tensions...  May the Lord look with His mercy at our world afflicted by many plagues, and may He grant peace, welfare, and happiness to those who love Him. Also, may the Blessed Virgin Mary and Mother of God, whose name is the most powerful in the heavenly hosts, cover us all in her mantle of protection. Amen.

A Happy New Year to all of you! See you in 2010!

In Christ,
Alex
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2009, 08:46:45 AM »
Happy New Year!
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2009, 09:15:20 AM »
Many Years to All!

And Happy New Year to Fr. Ambrose, Prodromos, Ekhristosanesti, OzGeorge and everyone else who live in the lands of tommorrow, where 2010 has already come.
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2009, 09:28:43 AM »
Happy New Year to all!
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2009, 10:36:53 AM »
¡Prospero año y felicitad!
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2009, 10:44:03 AM »
Happy New Year! Its actually here!
And as a sign of my age, I'm home at 1:45am!
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2009, 10:47:01 AM »
For anyone who's interested, there's a countdown timer here:

http://www.timeanddate.com/counters/newyear.html

It's set to UTC by default, but it's completely customizable to every time zone, including the ones at :15 and :30 Zulu. It's 11:47 in Tokyo right now, so you've just got time to run to the store for some lanterns!
« Last Edit: December 31, 2009, 10:47:20 AM by ytterbiumanalyst »
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2009, 11:14:32 AM »
Happy New Year, everyone!
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2009, 12:06:48 PM »
Happy New Year (w/ New Years Eve) :)

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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2010, 07:00:05 PM »
For those who  follow the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Orthodox Calendar invented by Righteous Julius Caesar: Happy New Year!
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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2010, 07:54:03 PM »

Thank You!

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Happy New Year!

I wish everyone a peaceful, blessed, healthy and joyous 2010!

Lord, have mercy and patience with us all!

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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2010, 07:25:00 PM »
Greetings in Peace and Brotherhood,
      I want to wise every one a Happy New year. I know I am late on this subject, but I have been busy since being consecrated Bishop back in June. I hope every one a pleasant Christmas and a joyful New Year. My Blessings be with you all through out the year.

Rt. Rev. Bishop. Paul. Andrew

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Re: A Happy New Year 2010!
« Reply #12 on: January 16, 2010, 07:29:11 PM »
Happy new year  :)
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