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Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« on: February 08, 2010, 10:42:35 PM »
Memory Eternal.

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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2010, 11:50:45 PM »
Memory Eternal.
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2010, 12:04:05 AM »
Memory Eternal.
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2010, 12:12:42 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2010, 12:58:46 AM »
May His Memory be Eternal.

Amen!

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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2010, 01:07:56 AM »
Memory eternal!

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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2010, 01:33:38 AM »
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2010, 04:48:34 AM »
May the memory of the servant of God, the Archpriest Jack, be eternal!
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2010, 07:43:01 AM »
Memory eternal! Christ is risen!

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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2010, 09:20:05 AM »
Memory Eternal.
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2010, 09:30:28 AM »
Memory eternal!
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
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If you blow on a spark, it will glow;
if you spit on it, it will be put out;
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2010, 10:22:57 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2010, 10:39:59 AM »
“With the spirits of the righteous made perfect, give rest to the soul of Your priest-servant, Father John, O Savior, and preserve it in that life of blessedness which is with You, O You Who loves mankind.”  Well done, good and faithful servant. Memory Eternal.

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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2010, 11:16:49 AM »
Memory Eternal!
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #15 on: February 09, 2010, 12:20:53 PM »
Archpriest Jack N. Sparks, Ph.D., was the Dean of St. Athanasius Academy (http://www.saaot.edu/aboutus.php), attached to St John Orthodox Cathedral, Eagle River, Alaska, and a respected Orthodox scholar. His bibliography includes:

- The Orthodox Study Bible: Ancient Christianity Speaks to Today's World, Thomas Nelson; annotated edition edition (June 17, 2008)

- The Orthodox Study Bible: New Testament and Psalms, Thomas Nelson Publishers (June 22, 2001)

- The Apostolic Fathers, Thomas Nelson Publishers (June 1997)

- The mindbenders: A look at current cults, T. Nelson, 2nd Ed. (June 1997)

- Prayer in the Unseen Warfare, Conciliar Press (June 1997)

- Virtue in the Unseen Warfare, Conciliar Press (July 1995)

- Victory in the Unseen Warfare, Conciliar Press (September 1993)

- St. Irenaios' the Preaching of the Apostles (Fathers of the Church), Holy Cross Orthodox Press; 1st Printing edition (June 1987)

- - The Resurrection Letters: An Early Church Leader Reflects on Easter, Thomas Nelson Publishers (1979)

For the schedule of services, please visit http://www.stjohnalaska.org/files/Weekly%20Bulletins/FallingAsleepofFr.JackSparks.pdf

May his memory be eternal!
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2010, 12:36:01 PM »

Memory Eternal!
Conquer evil men by your gentle kindness, and make zealous men wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. With the afflicted be afflicted in mind. Love all men, but keep distant from all men.
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2010, 02:08:18 PM »
Memory eternal!
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. -- Douglas Adams

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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2010, 03:05:47 PM »
Memory eternal!
Excellence of character, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. Now it is a mean between two vices, that which depends on excess and that which depends on defect.

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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2010, 04:27:05 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #20 on: February 09, 2010, 05:40:26 PM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2010, 12:09:37 AM »
Memory Eternal.

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Re: Memory Eternal: Fr. Jack Sparks
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2010, 03:58:41 PM »
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