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« on: October 12, 2010, 09:26:25 PM »

Fr. Barnabas Powell was once a police officer; he was also once a member of the Baptist Church, and then a Pentecostal Church, before he developed an interest in the Orthodox Church. This year he can be called a pastor, as he was ordained to the priesthood in March and more recently appointed head of the parish of Sts. Raphael, Nicholas and Irene, in Cumming, Georgia.


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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2010, 09:41:39 PM »

Interesting, Sts. RNI Is where my brother and I were chrismated earlier this year. I was wondering who was replacing Fr. Jim since he moved to North Carolina...
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2010, 10:33:11 PM »

Axios Fr. Barnabas!

I was at Ss. Nicholas, Raphael, and Irene a year ago; exactly one week before I left Atlanta.

Great people -- great parish!

I met Fr. Barnabas while visiting Holy Cross in the spring. Wonderful man!

I wish him all the best!
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« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2010, 12:16:00 AM »

Axios Father Barnabas!
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« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2010, 12:52:37 PM »

Fr. Barnabus is a very dear friend.  Fr. Christos and I are so thrilled that he and Pres. Connie and the family are close by now!  And from what I hear, he's doing an incredible job up there in Cumming!

Axios! Axios! Axios!
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« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2010, 03:19:48 PM »

At the Saints Nicholas, Raphael, and Irene website, Father Barnabas has a very inspiring message (http://www.stsrni.org/Priest_Message.html. Also, please check this interview of him by Frederica Mathewes-Greene at http://www.frederica.com/writings/dn-barnabas-powell.html. Axios indeed!
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