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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2520 on: December 21, 2012, 05:54:51 PM »
Well burst our bubble then. Just go ahead.  :P
"Christian America is finally waking up to what fraternities and biker gangs have known for years: hazing works!"

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2521 on: December 21, 2012, 10:37:19 PM »

LOL!!!

This is a little risque, as it borders on politics. ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2522 on: December 22, 2012, 06:34:38 AM »
Baby polar bear FTW!



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2523 on: December 22, 2012, 07:42:30 AM »
LOL!!!

This is a little risque, as it borders on politics. ;)

I just wanted to remind about our Palestinian Christian brothers, who are mainly Orthodox and have difficulties to joyously celebrate the Nativity feast ;) So, well, it borders on politics, but it's not so poltical subject
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2524 on: December 22, 2012, 02:53:56 PM »
"Christian America is finally waking up to what fraternities and biker gangs have known for years: hazing works!"

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2525 on: December 24, 2012, 07:28:04 AM »
Merry Christmas from my 8 year old daughter! :)



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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2527 on: December 24, 2012, 01:33:07 PM »
Merry Christmas from my 8 year old daughter! :)



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how cute...she even gave him a teddy-bear!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2528 on: December 24, 2012, 03:20:24 PM »

LOL!!!

This is a little risque, as it borders on politics. ;)
LOL. Funny you should say "borders."
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2530 on: December 25, 2012, 06:31:10 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2531 on: December 25, 2012, 10:57:24 AM »


And why not?  They have never sinned.  I often think that the beasts and birds have more right in Church than we do.  That is a beautiful picture.
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2533 on: December 27, 2012, 06:29:14 AM »


Frescoes from the church in Supraśl blew out by the Germans in 1944. The church and frescoes were  from the XVIth century. More pictures here:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.191966224167244.46559.132789950084872&type=3

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2534 on: December 27, 2012, 09:57:25 PM »


If only this was the politics section, what captions could be dreamed up by ialmisry, admiralnick, et al...  :police:
"Christian America is finally waking up to what fraternities and biker gangs have known for years: hazing works!"

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2535 on: December 28, 2012, 08:52:39 AM »
I like the colours:


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2536 on: December 28, 2012, 10:44:45 AM »


Frescoes from the church in Supraśl blew out by the Germans in 1944. The church and frescoes were  from the XVIth century. More pictures here:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.191966224167244.46559.132789950084872&type=3

Before the destruction, that must have looked beautiful, in full color.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2537 on: December 28, 2012, 10:52:33 AM »
In the 3rd panorama from right you can see the few that remained untouched or were reconstructed:
http://www.muzeum.bialystok.pl/panorama/suprasl/

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2538 on: December 28, 2012, 11:36:31 AM »
In the 3rd panorama from right you can see the few that remained untouched or were reconstructed:
http://www.muzeum.bialystok.pl/panorama/suprasl/

That's a nice site.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2539 on: December 28, 2012, 05:22:03 PM »
"Christian America is finally waking up to what fraternities and biker gangs have known for years: hazing works!"

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2540 on: December 28, 2012, 05:25:21 PM »
bananas are fish ^

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2541 on: December 28, 2012, 05:32:59 PM »
Not where I'm from they're not  :P
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2542 on: December 28, 2012, 07:50:26 PM »
What the author of the advertisment of boneless bananas had in mind  ???
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2543 on: December 30, 2012, 02:06:57 AM »
This picture has been haunting me, especially as I found it very soon after reading Everyday Saints http://everyday-saints.com/, which gives so wonderful an account of the hand of God in the survival of Orthodoxy in Russia during Communism.

The caption seems to be just the name of the photographer. Does anyone know where and when the photo was taken, or anything about its history? [Click on the link below to see it full-size.]

http://www.pravoslavie.ru/gallery/image85_16579.htm


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2544 on: December 30, 2012, 07:55:28 AM »
Vespers celebration of the Trinity in the Solovetsky Monastery (Solovki Islands in the White Sea). I think it's about 1990 - 1995 years.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2545 on: December 30, 2012, 10:02:19 AM »
completely new, especially not yet used

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2546 on: December 30, 2012, 05:16:16 PM »
Vespers celebration of the Trinity in the Solovetsky Monastery (Solovki Islands in the White Sea). I think it's about 1990 - 1995 years.

Thank you very much, Serg-antr. Do you simply know that from seeing it before somewhere? Can you perhaps point me to where it was originally published?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2547 on: December 30, 2012, 05:19:11 PM »
There is an explanation on the top (an url to the gallery).

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2548 on: December 30, 2012, 06:22:56 PM »
Thank you, Michał. Because I can't read Russian I had not realized that it was part of series, and that the rather decorative arrows on each side would take me to more photos.

In the meanwhile I had searched further and found that particular one again as the last photo this series from a 2010 exhibition of photos of the Monastery with captions in English:
http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/48209.htm

And I read more elsewhere about the tragic history of the place (of which I was ignorant) and how the monastery is being revived and restored, which puts the photos in their larger context.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2549 on: December 31, 2012, 03:04:51 AM »
Thank you very much, Serg-antr. Do you simply know that from seeing it before somewhere? Can you perhaps point me to where it was originally published?
My friends were there in 1997. This picture is very similar to those photos that I've seen from them.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2550 on: December 31, 2012, 09:54:50 AM »
I never grow tired of this picture

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2552 on: January 02, 2013, 02:06:18 AM »
I never grow tired of this picture




I love it!


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2553 on: January 02, 2013, 02:35:55 AM »
Am I the only one who finds this funny?
Maybe it's because I'm fat...
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2555 on: January 02, 2013, 01:44:25 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2559 on: January 05, 2013, 12:07:30 PM »
Is the star-shaped thing a monstrance?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2560 on: January 05, 2013, 12:26:02 PM »
Is the star-shaped thing a monstrance?

It's a star.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2561 on: January 06, 2013, 07:52:35 AM »
completely new, especially not yet used

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2562 on: January 06, 2013, 09:22:23 AM »
« Last Edit: January 06, 2013, 09:22:51 AM by Michał Kalina »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2563 on: January 06, 2013, 07:34:16 PM »
one of the nicest icons of Nativity I've seen for a while


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Re: Picture of the Day
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