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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8595 on: July 26, 2016, 01:59:44 PM »
We deserve abundant chastisement.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8596 on: July 28, 2016, 12:18:00 AM »



We deserve abundant chastisement.
Why? Not that I disagree.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8597 on: July 28, 2016, 12:37:55 AM »


One of those things that convinced me about the Apostolicity of Marian veneration, when I was a Protestant.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8598 on: July 29, 2016, 07:38:43 AM »
Picture taken by fr. Paweł in Cyprus

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8599 on: July 31, 2016, 07:20:54 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8600 on: July 31, 2016, 06:16:56 PM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8601 on: July 31, 2016, 08:38:18 PM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.

Criticised by the priest or a parishioner?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8602 on: July 31, 2016, 11:49:20 PM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.

Good Lord. I wear slacks every week.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8603 on: August 01, 2016, 12:01:12 AM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.

Thanks God they were not liberals.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8604 on: August 01, 2016, 12:06:35 AM »
A picture of a picture, because I can't get the scanner to work.

Me in 1988, visiting SUNY Purchase, where my brother was in school at the time.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8605 on: August 01, 2016, 12:25:37 AM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.

Good Lord. I wear slacks every week.

You must be criticised.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8606 on: August 01, 2016, 12:31:47 AM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.

Good Lord. I wear slacks every week.

You must be criticised.

It's interesting. People don't mention it much.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8607 on: August 01, 2016, 12:32:31 AM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.

Good Lord. I wear slacks every week.

You must be criticised.

It's interesting. People don't mention it much.

Color me shocked.



Not really.  They're pants.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8608 on: August 01, 2016, 06:15:11 AM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.

Criticised by the priest or a parishioner?
By the priest. By my priest. At my parish people don't care if you wear pants or skirt/dress.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8609 on: August 01, 2016, 11:04:14 AM »
^^ something for me, unfortunately... yesterday (Saturday) I was criticised for approaching to confession in trousers and had to promise to not do it again. True story.

Criticised by the priest or a parishioner?
By the priest. By my priest. At my parish people don't care if you wear pants or skirt/dress.

We have a worse problem in my parish: middle-aged American men in Hawaiian shirts.  Even in winter.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8610 on: August 01, 2016, 11:19:10 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8611 on: August 01, 2016, 06:00:54 PM »
^^^
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8612 on: August 02, 2016, 12:35:47 AM »
Please don't project meta-debates onto me.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8614 on: August 02, 2016, 01:34:28 AM »


That sounds more like a Coptic chant joke  ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8615 on: August 02, 2016, 07:16:37 AM »
« Last Edit: August 02, 2016, 07:21:31 AM by Dominika »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8616 on: August 02, 2016, 09:54:04 AM »
I am justing beginning to listen to the Kassiana hymn...I'm actually surprised to hear how very very close musically to Coptic melisma that sounds like  :) 

PS the only difference is what you do in 18 lines of words, we might do in one or two...case in point:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yb_ITZ_vNWM
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8617 on: August 02, 2016, 04:11:33 PM »


Iranians made an animated film about the mother of the 12th imam (whom they believe was a Byzantine princess).

She does seem rather oddly proportioned, though. Is she wearing stilts?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8618 on: August 02, 2016, 04:22:00 PM »
The sword-wielder in the back is worse.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8619 on: August 02, 2016, 07:04:50 PM »


I feel this way about the Cherubic Hymn. I swear my parish drags it out to be 15 minutes.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8620 on: August 02, 2016, 08:16:54 PM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg6Lx9U6SdM
My favourite terirem,  it's been also recorded by Angelopoulous choir for Nativity feast (edit: not the whole piece is the same)
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Cherubic hymn 29 minutes
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That sounds more like a Coptic chant joke  ;)
Especially long Evlogimenos :P
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It could be 14 minutes longer than that, as heard above :P
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8621 on: August 02, 2016, 08:20:46 PM »
The sword-wielder in the back is worse.
His arm appears to be attached backwards :o
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8622 on: August 02, 2016, 10:06:05 PM »
The sword-wielder in the back is worse.
His arm appears to be attached backwards :o


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8624 on: August 03, 2016, 09:03:28 AM »
Antiochian patriarch Ignatius IV after his deacon ordination; probably one of the most handsome patriarchs ever.



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8625 on: August 03, 2016, 10:43:33 AM »
Antiochian patriarch Ignatius IV after his deacon ordination; probably one of the most handsome patriarchs ever.






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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8626 on: August 03, 2016, 10:54:23 AM »
Now, now.  Stop acting like JamesR.

Pray for his soul with heads covered, ladies.  Dress or skirt, Dominika.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8627 on: August 03, 2016, 11:30:41 AM »
Antiochian patriarch Ignatius IV after his deacon ordination; probably one of the most handsome patriarchs ever.



Is he sitting on a bed?  LOL.
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« Reply #8628 on: August 03, 2016, 11:56:18 AM »
Deacons sleep.
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« Reply #8629 on: August 03, 2016, 11:57:36 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8630 on: August 03, 2016, 01:40:54 PM »
Deacons sleep.

I'm familiar with this concept.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8631 on: August 03, 2016, 02:22:27 PM »
Deacons sleep.

I'm familiar with this concept.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8632 on: August 04, 2016, 05:30:55 PM »
Antiochian patriarch Ignatius IV after his deacon ordination; probably one of the most handsome patriarchs ever.





Wow, he is really handsome!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8633 on: August 04, 2016, 07:25:35 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8634 on: August 06, 2016, 01:44:19 AM »
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8635 on: August 06, 2016, 01:47:02 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8636 on: August 06, 2016, 03:46:55 AM »
First rule of confession: you don't take about what happens in confession.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8637 on: August 06, 2016, 03:13:15 PM »
Sorry for people that are fasting now.
Pray for persecuted Christians, especially in Serbian Kosovo and Raška, Egypt and Syria

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8638 on: August 06, 2016, 07:45:10 PM »
Sorry for people that are fasting now.


See you next week! 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #8639 on: August 07, 2016, 05:55:41 PM »
So, the police found this guy in an area with drug dealers, inspected him and found a lot of money in his pocket. He claimed he was just going to buy some bread with it. I'll let you guess how the story ends.

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