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Offline Agia Marina

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My Chrismation
« on: July 10, 2010, 09:12:42 PM »
Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I will be chrismated next Saturday, July 17, 2010, St. Marina's feast day.  I am very happy, excited, and nervous, all at the same time!  ;D  Please pray for me.

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2010, 09:36:36 PM »
Congratulations and Many Years to you!!!  Many, Many Blessings!

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2010, 09:37:48 PM »
Congratulations!

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2010, 10:27:49 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2010, 10:41:45 PM »

Congratulations!

Many Years!
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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2010, 01:48:59 AM »
Lord have mercy, may the light of Christ shine on you and the warmth of the Holy Spirit fill you!
Psalms 23:6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2010, 01:28:23 PM »
Many years!

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2010, 04:55:49 PM »
Thank you all. It's the most profound step I've taken in my spiritual life, and I thank God for opening my eyes.
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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2010, 10:46:10 AM »
Many Years!
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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2010, 10:56:40 AM »
Congratulations.
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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2010, 01:01:23 AM »
I was chrismated yesterday, and received my first communion today.  I am finally Orthodox!  :D

Thank you, Brothers and Sisters, for all your prayers and well wishes.

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2010, 04:03:08 AM »
Axios /Достојан / Worthy /Dostojan.............

Congratulation.........

Lord Grant You Many Years......Amen Amen

ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2010, 12:34:59 PM »

Many Years!

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2010, 12:38:52 PM »
Many years, Marina!
+ Our dear sister Martha (Rosehip) passed away on Dec 20, 2010.  May her memory be eternal! +

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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #14 on: July 19, 2010, 01:51:28 PM »
Congratulations, and welcome home. :)
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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2010, 10:23:26 PM »
Many years!
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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #16 on: July 20, 2010, 04:38:25 PM »
Many years!
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Re: My Chrismation
« Reply #17 on: July 20, 2010, 08:11:02 PM »
congratulations and welcome home!
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