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Offline Altar Server

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My Grandma
« on: January 20, 2010, 09:12:32 AM »
I just recently told my grandma of my intention to convert to orthodoxy and she's taking rather hard so please keep her in your prayers that she may come to accept it and understand it.


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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2010, 09:48:38 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2010, 10:01:10 AM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2010, 10:07:38 AM »
"Lord have mercy."


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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2010, 10:24:33 AM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2010, 11:28:34 AM »
Lord Have Mercy!

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Pray to the Theotokos to intercede for you and your grandmother in that she will be able to understand your decision.  You will be surprised, much as I was.

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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2010, 11:38:13 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2010, 02:18:46 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2010, 02:26:12 PM »
Lord have mercy.  Does she know what it is?

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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2010, 08:06:11 PM »
Liturgically yes I've taken her to an eastern catholic church but theologicaly no even though I tried to explain in an overview and invited her to services and to talk to my priest because he could explain it better.
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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2010, 08:12:19 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2010, 04:40:07 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2010, 06:34:56 PM »
Gospode Pomiluj......Amin
Lord Have Mercy....Amen
Господе Помилуј..Амин

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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2010, 01:59:12 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: My Grandma
« Reply #14 on: January 25, 2010, 05:04:20 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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