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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2475 on: December 13, 2012, 11:34:41 AM »
Happy Saint Lucy's Day  :)



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2476 on: December 13, 2012, 12:52:15 PM »
D'oh! I had completely forgotten St. Lucy's day. Too bad that I've probably missed the processions. I'd really like to see Finnish Orthodox parishes embrace this custom.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2477 on: December 13, 2012, 01:59:25 PM »
D'oh! I had completely forgotten St. Lucy's day. Too bad that I've probably missed the processions. I'd really like to see Finnish Orthodox parishes embrace this custom.

Yeah that would be nice.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2478 on: December 13, 2012, 03:09:58 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2479 on: December 13, 2012, 05:37:51 PM »
Well, this is certainly... intersting.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2480 on: December 13, 2012, 06:00:01 PM »
D'oh! I had completely forgotten St. Lucy's day. Too bad that I've probably missed the processions. I'd really like to see Finnish Orthodox parishes embrace this custom.

Everyone should. She's a nice Sicilian lady, like myself.  ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2481 on: December 13, 2012, 06:43:47 PM »
Das ist des Jägers Ehrenschild, daß er beschützt und hegt sein Wild, weidmännisch jagt, wie sich’s gehört, den Schöpfer im Geschöpfe ehrt.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2482 on: December 14, 2012, 09:30:47 AM »
D'oh! I had completely forgotten St. Lucy's day. Too bad that I've probably missed the processions. I'd really like to see Finnish Orthodox parishes embrace this custom.

Everyone should. She's a nice Sicilian lady, like myself.  ;)

I'm fairly convinced that she's a Finlandssvensk who just happened to be born in Sicily.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2483 on: December 14, 2012, 03:55:07 PM »
I found this on facebook  :)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2484 on: December 14, 2012, 04:04:24 PM »
icon of St. Gabriel
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2485 on: December 14, 2012, 05:13:29 PM »
^^ Wow that's great!

Probably one of the most interesting icons connected with the Polish Orthodox Church

Do you know who has written it?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2486 on: December 14, 2012, 05:38:41 PM »
No idea.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2487 on: December 14, 2012, 05:57:41 PM »
D'oh! I had completely forgotten St. Lucy's day. Too bad that I've probably missed the processions. I'd really like to see Finnish Orthodox parishes embrace this custom.

Everyone should. She's a nice Sicilian lady, like myself.  ;)

I'm fairly convinced that she's a Finlandssvensk who just happened to be born in Sicily.

Yeah, that happened.  ::)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2488 on: December 14, 2012, 09:35:07 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2489 on: December 14, 2012, 09:57:38 PM »
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2491 on: December 15, 2012, 03:29:42 AM »
St. Nicholas Church Svyatogorsk Lavra. The winter and summer.
   

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2492 on: December 15, 2012, 03:22:04 PM »

Entitled "The Future of the Church."
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2493 on: December 16, 2012, 11:37:55 AM »

Entitled "The Future of the Church."

Where is that?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2494 on: December 16, 2012, 12:50:26 PM »
Elder Sophrony is listening music (Arvo Part- Silouans Song)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2495 on: December 16, 2012, 05:04:46 PM »

Entitled "The Future of the Church."
Where is that?
The Orth. Church in Stockholm?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2496 on: December 17, 2012, 06:12:23 AM »
I don't think that this is in Stockholm
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2497 on: December 19, 2012, 03:27:59 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2498 on: December 19, 2012, 03:31:14 PM »
St. Cat of Purr. :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2499 on: December 20, 2012, 10:42:53 AM »
meanwhile in Białystok
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2500 on: December 20, 2012, 05:12:03 PM »
You can't find wisdom in the mirror.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2501 on: December 20, 2012, 05:16:13 PM »
You can't find wisdom in the mirror.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2503 on: December 20, 2012, 06:13:30 PM »
meanwhile in Białystok

Poland is always funny  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2505 on: December 20, 2012, 06:47:17 PM »


Is he making a speech, or is that some kind of soldering iron?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2506 on: December 20, 2012, 10:09:39 PM »
Baby polar bear FTW!


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2507 on: December 21, 2012, 01:40:49 AM »
You can't find wisdom in the mirror.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2508 on: December 21, 2012, 03:36:01 AM »
Dunno...



Is he making a speech, or is that some kind of soldering iron?

It's an Orthodox beard blow dryer. And this brings up another controversial issue: Is it appropriate for Priests to blow dry their beards in Church? Feel free to move this topic to "faith issues."


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2509 on: December 21, 2012, 04:19:24 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2510 on: December 21, 2012, 05:53:28 AM »
Baby polar bear FTW!



So, what is it really?

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« Reply #2511 on: December 21, 2012, 05:56:17 AM »
That's what it was identified as on facebook *shrugs*  :angel:

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2512 on: December 21, 2012, 06:00:26 AM »
This is interesting.  I know it isn't a polar bear, but I do not recognize the actual animal species.  Maybe someone else can figure it out.  In any event, whatever it is, it is cute.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2513 on: December 21, 2012, 02:00:44 PM »
Don't know. Let me off this to you instead:


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2514 on: December 21, 2012, 03:46:33 PM »
Together with my father and uncle we have arranged some meat for the Nativity.

Photos are not exceptionally good but IMO they have great ethnographic value.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2515 on: December 21, 2012, 04:38:30 PM »
Together with my father and uncle we have arranged some meat for the Nativity.

Photos are not exceptionally good but IMO they have great ethnographic value.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.322195967895044.75821.100003139308023&type=1

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That reminds me about summer camp.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2516 on: December 21, 2012, 04:48:47 PM »
Together with my father and uncle we have arranged some meat for the Nativity.

Photos are not exceptionally good but IMO they have great ethnographic value.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.322195967895044.75821.100003139308023&type=1

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That reminds me about summer camp.

I'm not sure I want to know more about the summer camps you took part in.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2517 on: December 21, 2012, 04:55:51 PM »
meanwhile in Białystok


Oh nos!  Da nazis!  Dey is back!  Except dey has da Vaderz dis tyme!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2518 on: December 21, 2012, 04:56:09 PM »
Das ist des Jägers Ehrenschild, daß er beschützt und hegt sein Wild, weidmännisch jagt, wie sich’s gehört, den Schöpfer im Geschöpfe ehrt.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2519 on: December 21, 2012, 05:52:40 PM »
Baby polar bear FTW!



A stuffed toy.  Yes, really.
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