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Offline stashko

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Hundreds participate in Georgia mass baptism
« on: July 16, 2010, 01:00:53 AM »
Hundreds participate in Georgia Orthodox mass baptism


A few pictures posted here  4 more at the web site...

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Re: Hundreds participate in Georgia mass baptism
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2010, 01:25:42 AM »
Interesting... :-\ Some of the little tykes got baptized with their diapers still on.

Thanks for the cute pictures, stashko. :)
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Re: Hundreds participate in Georgia mass baptism
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2010, 01:28:26 AM »
I laughed at the last pic. I always imagined infant baptism to be somewhat traumatic, and had anxiety about doing it to my two kids... but that baby in the last pic just seems to be chillin'  :)
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Re: Hundreds participate in Georgia mass baptism
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2010, 01:43:16 AM »
I laughed at the last pic. I always imagined infant baptism to be somewhat traumatic, and had anxiety about doing it to my two kids... but that baby in the last pic just seems to be chillin'  :)
Occasionally you get that baby who doesn't cry after being dunked in the font.
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Re: Hundreds participate in Georgia mass baptism
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2010, 02:45:33 PM »
Wonderful pictures.  "The Lord added to the Church daily those who were being saved" (Acts 2.47). 

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« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2010, 05:07:22 PM »

I just had to share this great photo from MSNBC.
It brought a smile to my face and joy to my heart!

Enjoy!

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38265209/ns/news/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1

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A child is baptized during a mass baptism ceremony in the town of Mtskheta outside Tbilisi, Georgia, on July 13. About 700 children were baptized by the Georgian Orthodox church during the ceremony led by Patriarch Ilia II.

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Re: Hundreds participate in Georgia mass baptism
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2010, 05:25:13 PM »
What a lovely picture! Very nice-looking priest, too! :)
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« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2010, 05:55:27 PM »
I just had to share this great photo from MSNBC.
It brought a smile to my face and joy to my heart!
Enjoy!
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38265209/ns/news/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1
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A child is baptized during a mass baptism ceremony in the town of Mtskheta outside Tbilisi, Georgia, on July 13. About 700 children were baptized by the Georgian Orthodox church during the ceremony led by Patriarch Ilia II.

Excellent Liza!   It certainly does bring a smile!