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I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« on: February 24, 2010, 11:40:07 PM »
I just wanted to let everyone on this blessed forum know that this sunday, before liturgy, I'm being enrolled as a catechuman.  I'm so grateful to GOD for leading me to Orthodoxy, it's changed my life!
"At the Last Judgment I will not be asked whether I satisfactorily practiced asceticism, nor how many bows I have made before the divine altar. I will be asked whether I fed the hungry, clothed the naked, visited the sick, and the prisoner in his jail. That is all I will be asked." - Sv. Maria Skobotsova

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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2010, 11:44:21 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2010, 11:52:38 PM »
Lord have mercy.
(BTW you're going to be a catechumen, not a catechuman ;) )
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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2010, 11:58:19 PM »
Mnohaya Litya! May the Lord have mercy on thy servant, and may He grant you many blessed years!
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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2010, 12:06:06 AM »
Lord have mercy.
(BTW you're going to be a catechumen, not a catechuman ;) )

 :D that sure is good to know!   :D

thanks for the correction! ;D
"At the Last Judgment I will not be asked whether I satisfactorily practiced asceticism, nor how many bows I have made before the divine altar. I will be asked whether I fed the hungry, clothed the naked, visited the sick, and the prisoner in his jail. That is all I will be asked." - Sv. Maria Skobotsova

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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2010, 12:06:56 AM »
Lord have mercy and congratulations!  ;D
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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2010, 12:14:53 AM »
Glory to God! This is blessed news!

My prayers are with you. The road ahead will be full of great joys and serious tribulations. But Our Lord will be with you at all times. Just remember to keep your eyes upon the Cross, and trust in His Church. Remain a little child- humble, needy, dependent upon His mercy which endureth forever.

I rejoice with you. :)


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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #7 on: February 25, 2010, 12:23:17 AM »
Glory to God! This is blessed news!

My prayers are with you. The road ahead will be full of great joys and serious tribulations. But Our Lord will be with you at all times. Just remember to keep your eyes upon the Cross, and trust in His Church. Remain a little child- humble, needy, dependent upon His mercy which endureth forever.

I rejoice with you. :)


Selam

I thank you very much!  as another person pointed out on another of my questions, we all have crosses, but must remember that God will help us carry them if we only ask.  :-)

thanks very much again!   ;D
"At the Last Judgment I will not be asked whether I satisfactorily practiced asceticism, nor how many bows I have made before the divine altar. I will be asked whether I fed the hungry, clothed the naked, visited the sick, and the prisoner in his jail. That is all I will be asked." - Sv. Maria Skobotsova

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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #8 on: February 25, 2010, 12:48:44 AM »
Many years!
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« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2010, 03:51:26 AM »
Congrats!
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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #10 on: February 25, 2010, 07:51:25 AM »
Felicidades! Lord have MErcy and keep you in His care!  :)
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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #11 on: February 25, 2010, 08:17:04 AM »
Wow! This is great! I hope I will be a catecumen in the future. It's my greatest wish. I'm so happy for you. May God bless you on this way to Orthodoxy. ;)

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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2010, 12:45:30 PM »
Glory to God! Many Years!
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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2010, 02:01:33 PM »
"hear, hear!"

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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2010, 07:48:03 PM »
Lord have mercy!


Congratulations to you, and may God grant you many years.

I will keep your catechism in my prayers, and I ask that you all keep me, a sinner, in yours.
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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2010, 12:50:36 AM »
Many years!~

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« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2010, 08:39:01 PM »
Many years!
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« Reply #17 on: February 26, 2010, 10:20:19 PM »
Glory to our Lord!  God keep you on your journey.

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Re: I'm being enrolled as a catechuman!
« Reply #18 on: March 01, 2010, 01:15:44 PM »
Many Years, May the Lord help you in your journey!

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