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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10125 on: July 01, 2018, 08:58:19 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10126 on: July 01, 2018, 09:41:19 PM »
I remember him...
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10127 on: July 02, 2018, 12:31:27 AM »
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Ooh, ooh, do the Last Among Equals next!!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10128 on: July 02, 2018, 12:40:51 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10129 on: July 02, 2018, 06:26:46 AM »
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Why?

actually, I don't know I was sitting at my computer and I thought of his face for no particular reason and I decided to post it!
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Many years, Master!

whos he again?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10131 on: July 02, 2018, 06:38:30 AM »
"Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no schisms among you; but that you be perfect in the same mind, and in the same judgment...
Now this I say, that every one of you saith: I indeed am of Paul; and I am of Apollo; and I am of Cephas; and I of Christ...
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10132 on: July 02, 2018, 06:39:42 AM »
whos he again?

Metropolitan Tikhon of the Orthodox Church of America. They are a self governing Orthodox Church in America whose origin is that of Russia.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10133 on: July 02, 2018, 06:47:38 AM »
whos he again?

Metropolitan Tikhon of the Orthodox Church of America. They are a self governing Orthodox Church in America whose origin is that of Russia.

the OCA  yeah I know them
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10134 on: July 02, 2018, 07:44:10 AM »
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Why?

actually, I don't know I was sitting at my computer and I thought of his face for no particular reason and I decided to post it!
I used to think that this section is for interesting/unusual/up-to-date/personal-emotional pictures... But the life is teaching something new everyday.
Btw I have a book being in fact one very long interview with him, and exatly this picture is used on the cover.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10135 on: July 02, 2018, 01:28:41 PM »
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Why?

actually, I don't know I was sitting at my computer and I thought of his face for no particular reason and I decided to post it!

Why would you ever admit such a thing?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10136 on: July 02, 2018, 01:33:24 PM »
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Why?

actually, I don't know I was sitting at my computer and I thought of his face for no particular reason and I decided to post it!

Why would you ever admit such a thing?

why should I be embarrassed to admit it?
btw tonight I will pray for the POC my prayer will be: Lord preserve thy all holy Polish orthodox church and assist their divine liturgies through the prayers of the holy Theotokos amen! I just need to find out how to say it in Slavonic!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10137 on: July 02, 2018, 04:14:24 PM »
btw tonight I will pray for the POC my prayer will be: Lord preserve thy all holy Polish orthodox church and assist their divine liturgies through the prayers of the holy Theotokos amen! I just need to find out how to say it in Slavonic!
I've been asking this in Portuguese for years, so I'm sure God understands Russian too.

I have a book being in fact one very long interview with him, and exatly this picture is used on the cover.
Wow, which are the main themes? You can PM me if you'd rather not go on about it in this thread.
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Re: Picture of the Day
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btw tonight I will pray for the POC my prayer will be: Lord preserve thy all holy Polish orthodox church and assist their divine liturgies through the prayers of the holy Theotokos amen! I just need to find out how to say it in Slavonic!
I've been asking this in Portuguese for years, so I'm sure God understands Russian too.
Russsian is a Slavonic language.

I have a book being in fact one very long interview with him, and exatly this picture is used on the cover.
Wow, which are the main themes? You can PM me if you'd rather not go on about it in this thread.
Actually, everything, as it was issued on the 75th birthday of the metropolitan and it's title "Talks about life and the Church". So it's about life of the metropolitan, the communism period in Poland, the beginnings of the Orthodox Youth Brotherhood in Poland, realations with the RC Church, Church media, Ukraine, Orthodox chaplains in the Polish army... It's easier to said what themes are not touched.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10139 on: July 02, 2018, 07:36:04 PM »
the conversion of the slavs

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10140 on: July 02, 2018, 07:48:03 PM »
the conversion of the slavs



Cuteness overload.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10141 on: July 02, 2018, 08:37:25 PM »
Illiterate Slavs said, "Sure, tell us what your magic paper says!"
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10142 on: July 02, 2018, 10:08:19 PM »
Russsian is a Slavonic language.
True, I misprocessed it as "Church Slavonic". :P

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Actually, everything, as it was issued on the 75th birthday of the metropolitan and it's title "Talks about life and the Church". So it's about life of the metropolitan, the communism period in Poland, the beginnings of the Orthodox Youth Brotherhood in Poland, realations with the RC Church, Church media, Ukraine, Orthodox chaplains in the Polish army... It's easier to said what themes are not touched.
Amazing! Too bad I don't know any Polish, but this would make a good birthday gift for Mother Gabriela or Subdeacon Emanuel. :P

the conversion of the slavs


This used to be my Facebook cover!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10143 on: July 04, 2018, 12:01:59 PM »
who are these people? ;D
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10144 on: July 05, 2018, 05:48:18 PM »
Who is credited with the conversion of the Slavs ```

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Who is credited with the conversion of the Slavs ```
Pockets of Slavic Orthodoxy date back to the apostolic era, but  Ss. Cyril and Methodius are known for having planted the seeds for its identity and growth.
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Who is credited with the conversion of the Slavs ```

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« Reply #10147 on: July 07, 2018, 10:07:03 AM »
Who is credited with the conversion of the Slavs ```

God.

Slavs were on Gods priority list for a while!  :D
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« Reply #10148 on: July 07, 2018, 07:44:25 PM »
Who is credited with the conversion of the Slavs ```

God.

Slavs were on Gods priority list for a while!  :D

Some priority list if you had to wait a thousand years longer than just about everyone else.  But at least you beat out the Guatemalans.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10149 on: July 08, 2018, 08:14:03 PM »
God's help - reclamations


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10150 on: July 08, 2018, 11:33:32 PM »
I'll start using this one:

"May the Lord our God remember in His kingdom all Holy Catholic Apostolic Church, which heralds the Word of Truth and fearlessly offers and distributes the Holy Oblation despite human deficiencies and persecutions moved by the powers of this world, in all time and unto the ages of ages."

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10151 on: July 09, 2018, 10:55:04 AM »
Accurate also for "grannies and some Holy Relics"

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« Reply #10152 on: July 09, 2018, 11:00:53 AM »
Remember to pray for the monks as they pray for us!
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« Reply #10153 on: July 09, 2018, 06:08:43 PM »
Roman Catholic monks aiding a crack addict in São Paulo. Old pic, still amazing.

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« Reply #10154 on: July 09, 2018, 09:56:48 PM »
Roman Catholic monks aiding a crack addict in São Paulo. Old pic, still amazing.



I really like it.  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10155 on: July 10, 2018, 08:52:15 AM »
At my grandmothers house it has been passed down the generations since her grandmother


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« Reply #10156 on: July 10, 2018, 05:26:30 PM »
^^ beautiful, there is written in Polish "Pamiątka z Ostrej Bramy" - "Souvenir from Ostra Brama" (the name of the icon that's in Vilnus is "Ostrobramska")

Do you have Polish ancestors?
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« Reply #10157 on: July 10, 2018, 06:18:35 PM »
Do you have Polish ancestors?

Are you trying to start a fight?   ;)
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« Reply #10158 on: July 10, 2018, 08:20:58 PM »
Do you have Polish ancestors?

Are you trying to start a fight?   ;)

Sure, one of my friends says that I'm the girl under the Croatian flag (sic)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10159 on: July 10, 2018, 08:39:55 PM »
Do you have Polish ancestors?

Are you trying to start a fight?   ;)

Sure, one of my friends says that I'm the girl under the Croatian flag (sic)


Funny that they put the Slovenian guy playing the accordion considering the internet classic "Bog je Srbin".
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10160 on: July 10, 2018, 09:14:24 PM »
Do you have Polish ancestors?

Are you trying to start a fight?   ;)

Sure, one of my friends says that I'm the girl under the Croatian flag (sic)



As cartoons go, she’s a looker, so she may be Croatian, but it could be worse.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10161 on: July 10, 2018, 10:45:52 PM »
Yes, she could be - may God forgive me for uttering this word - an Albanian.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10162 on: July 10, 2018, 10:48:04 PM »
My only weakness is, well, never mind

And you'll sleep, but they'll find you

Come back my dream into my arms, into my arms

London is drowning, and I live by the river

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10163 on: July 11, 2018, 07:45:27 AM »
^^ beautiful, there is written in Polish "Pamiątka z Ostrej Bramy" - "Souvenir from Ostra Brama" (the name of the icon that's in Vilnus is "Ostrobramska")

Do you have Polish ancestors?

No but I do have Lithuanian ancestors who spoke Polish but they did not live in Vilnius were the ostrobramska is so I don't know how they got their hands on a souvenir from there!!!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10164 on: July 11, 2018, 05:09:25 PM »
^^ beautiful, there is written in Polish "Pamiątka z Ostrej Bramy" - "Souvenir from Ostra Brama" (the name of the icon that's in Vilnus is "Ostrobramska")

Do you have Polish ancestors?

No but I do have Lithuanian ancestors who spoke Polish but they did not live in Vilnius were the ostrobramska is so I don't know how they got their hands on a souvenir from there!!!
So it's controversial if they were Poles, Lithuanians or even Rusyns.
Anyway, this icon is so popular in both Lithuania and Poland (not sure for Belarus), that having a souvenir of it from Vilnius is not surprising, even if they lived in other place than this city.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10165 on: July 12, 2018, 12:48:10 AM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10166 on: July 12, 2018, 08:05:07 AM »


So, why do you have such avatar?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10167 on: July 12, 2018, 08:54:45 AM »
Saturn is a beautiful planet.
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 #10168 on: July 14, 2018, 07:58:11 AM »
Serbia has problem with birthrate

"Mile" [it's Serbian name that also has connection with meaning of "pleasure", "nice". "Mile!!!". "There is no pleasure [mili] to be born".

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #10169 on: July 14, 2018, 04:27:00 PM »


One of three icons undamaged by the fire at Holy Myrrhbearing Women parish in California.

https://oca.org/news/headline-news/west-sacramento-ca-church-suffers-serious-damage-after-fire



Edit:  2 of 3 mentioned in article.
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