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Offline JimCBrooklyn

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Children to be Chrismated
« on: February 28, 2011, 03:48:09 PM »
Just wanted to share that in light of my newly begun catechesis, and my wife already being Orthodox, our son and daughter (3 and 1 y.o.)are being chrismated next Sunday; our priest wants to do it then, so that it can happen before Great Lent begins. (My officially becoming orthodox will be a while later, of course, God willing)

We are very happy about this; one of the things of beauty that drew me to the OC was the early all-inclusion of the littlest ones.

Thanks to many on this board who have helped me along so that our family could get to this point.

I humbly ask all of you to pray for them, and for me to be a father fit to raise my little ones in the church. Lord knows I need all the help I can get.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2011, 04:15:47 PM by JimCBrooklyn »
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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2011, 04:00:11 PM »
Congratulations and many years to the little kidlets! :-*
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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2011, 04:08:18 PM »
How wonderful! Congratulations!

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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2011, 04:23:38 PM »

Congratulations!
Many blessed years to the entire family!
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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2011, 04:26:23 PM »
I express all the sentiments of those above, Jim :)

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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2011, 05:05:08 PM »
Congratulations!

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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2011, 07:40:31 PM »
 Congratulations.........

Dostojni ,Worthy ,Axios , Достојни....Добро Дошли........

Welcome All to Holy Orthodoxy , God Grant All
Good Health ,Wealth ,Long Life,  and Many Many Years..........Amen Amen
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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2011, 07:52:27 PM »
Wonderful News!
I am happy for you and your family!
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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2011, 09:30:21 PM »
No dunking!? It is always fun to baptized the kidlets. My daughter tried to pull the priest in with her! The priest is likely safer just chrismating :D

Congratulations!

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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2011, 10:58:07 PM »
What a blessing!  Congratulations and many years to you all!

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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2011, 11:00:24 PM »
Congratulations and Many Years to the young ones!

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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2011, 03:15:09 AM »
Many years!

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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2011, 10:19:32 AM »
Wonderful!  Many years!!
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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #13 on: March 01, 2011, 10:27:07 AM »
Many years!
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Re: Children to be Chrismated
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2011, 10:30:25 AM »
Many, many years!