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Happy Pascha!!!
« on: April 13, 2015, 02:51:57 PM »
Χριστός ἀνέστη !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2015, 03:12:50 PM »
Alithos anesti!


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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2015, 03:41:36 PM »
So good of you all to catch up.  :)

Christ is risen!
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2015, 03:43:59 PM »
Truly he is risen.
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2015, 04:42:06 PM »
Χριστός ἀνέστη! :)
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2015, 09:45:08 PM »
Kristus telah bangkit!
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2015, 10:49:59 PM »
And He is among us!
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2015, 10:57:08 PM »
I've got the joy joy joy joy down in my heart!
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« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2015, 11:12:20 PM »
And if Lenny doesn't like it, he can sit on a tack.
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2015, 11:40:56 PM »
XB
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2015, 12:03:52 AM »
Indeed, He is risen!
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2015, 03:45:28 PM »
Αληθώς Ανέστη!

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2015, 04:18:08 PM »
Prawdziwie zmartwychwstał!
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2015, 04:44:39 PM »
Hristos a înviat!
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2015, 01:00:33 AM »
Hristos a înviat!

Adeverat a inviat! 

That greeting always reminds me of some dear Romanian friends. 
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2015, 01:04:54 AM »
Xristos Anesti!
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #16 on: April 15, 2015, 01:13:36 AM »
Alithos Anesti!
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #17 on: April 15, 2015, 12:09:26 PM »
Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! My family was blessed indeed to celebrate the Pascha with the good people of St. Elizabeth Orthodox Church in Woodstock, Georgia USA where my son, a newly ordained priest, was assigned last fall by his bishop, His Grace, Bishop Gregory of the Carpatho-Russian jurisdiction headquartered in Johnstown, PA. All of my children and my grandson were able to join with Father Matthew and Pani Kathryn in what was a truly  joyous celebration. Here are a few photos:






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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2015, 12:46:27 PM »
Thanks be to God.

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #19 on: April 15, 2015, 01:57:40 PM »
+1 for morning Paschal Liturgies instead of midnight. 
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #20 on: April 15, 2015, 05:54:33 PM »
Christ is Risen!

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #21 on: April 18, 2015, 03:16:38 AM »
Pascha in Argentina with HG John of Caracas.

Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2016, 10:40:00 AM »
Χριστός ἀνέστη !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2016, 10:53:01 AM »
He is risen indeed!

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #24 on: May 02, 2016, 11:04:44 AM »
Indeed He is Risen!
"For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?" - Mark 8:36 (DRA)

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #25 on: May 02, 2016, 01:18:55 PM »
Truly He is risen!

Ask also Death, and say, "whence is it that your sting has been taken away? Your victory abolished? Your sinews cut out? And thou become the laughing-stock of girls and children, who wast before a terror even to kings and to all righteous men?" And he will ascribe it to this Body. For when this was crucified, then were the dead raised up, then was that prison burst, and the gates of brass were broken, and the dead were loosed, and the keepers of hell-gate all cowered in fear. And yet, had He been one of the many, death on the contrary should have become more mighty; but it was not so. For He was not one of the many. Therefore was death dissolved.

And as they who take food which they are unable to retain, on account of that vomit up also what was before lodged in them; so also it happened unto death. That Body, which he could not digest, he received: and therefore had to cast forth that which he had within him. Yea, he travailed in pain, while he held Him, and was straitened until He vomited Him up. Wherefore says the Apostle, "Having loosed the pains of death." (Acts 11:24) For never woman labouring of child was so full of anguish as he was torn and racked in sunder, while he held the Body of the Lord. And that which happened to the Babylonian dragon, when, having taken the food it burst asunder in the midst, this also happened unto him. For Christ came not forth again by the mouth of death, but having burst asunder and ripped up in the very midst, the belly of the dragon, thus from His secret chambers (Psalm 19:5) right gloriously He issued forth and flung abroad His beams not to this heaven alone, but to the very throne most high. For even there did He carry it up.

This Body has He given to us both to hold and to eat.


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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #26 on: May 02, 2016, 01:31:46 PM »
Indeed He is risen!


(I'm really full of joy, despite not smiling in the pic)
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #27 on: May 02, 2016, 01:57:26 PM »
Very nice collage from Paschal service at Archangel Michael Church in Campbell, Ohio:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PWWzqlq400
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #28 on: May 02, 2016, 02:49:07 PM »
Took you guys long enough...
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #29 on: May 02, 2016, 03:18:59 PM »
Took you guys long enough...

Better late that never.  ;D

Krista uttitaha! Satvam uttitaha!
येसु मसीह ज़िन्दा हो गया है! हाँ यक़ीनन, वोह ज़िन्दा हो गया है!
Yeshu Khrist uthla ahe! Kharokhar uthla ahe!

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« Reply #30 on: May 02, 2016, 03:26:26 PM »
Happy Pascha!

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #31 on: May 02, 2016, 03:27:41 PM »
Took you guys long enough...

Better late that never.  ;D

Spoken like a true Thomas Christian.  :P

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येसु मसीह ज़िन्दा हो गया है! हाँ यक़ीनन, वोह ज़िन्दा हो गया है!
Yeshu Khrist uthla ahe! Kharokhar uthla ahe!

I don't speak that language, but I love you all the same.  :)
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #32 on: May 02, 2016, 03:35:42 PM »
Indeed He is risen!


(I'm really full of joy, despite not smiling in the pic)

Very nice.

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« Reply #33 on: May 02, 2016, 03:43:38 PM »
Took you guys long enough...

Better late that never.  ;D

Spoken like a true Thomas Christian.  :P

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येसु मसीह ज़िन्दा हो गया है! हाँ यक़ीनन, वोह ज़िन्दा हो गया है!
Yeshu Khrist uthla ahe! Kharokhar uthla ahe!

I don't speak that language, but I love you all the same.  :)

I have to confess that it was a shot in the dark. I just looked up all Indo-European versions of "Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen!' on a site that looked pretty comprehensive (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paschal_greeting#Indo-European_languages) My apologies. So, how do you say it if it is not Sanskrit, Marathi or Hindi? Do you speak a Dravidian language, such as Malayalam, in which case:

ക്രിസ്തു ഉയിര്ത്തെഴുന്നേറ്റു! തീര്ച്ചയായും ഉയിര്ത്തെഴുന്നേറ്റു!
(Christu uyirthezhunnettu! Theerchayayum uyirthezhunnettu!)

By the way, one of the legacies of our Archbishop Dmitri of blessed memory was the following East Texas variant:

Christ is up! Yup!

Love you too.
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« Reply #34 on: May 02, 2016, 03:55:22 PM »
ക്രിസ്തു ഉയിര്ത്തെഴുന്നേറ്റു! തീര്ച്ചയായും ഉയിര്ത്തെഴുന്നേറ്റു!
(Christu uyirthezhunnettu! Theerchayayum uyirthezhunnettu!)

THERE WE GO!!
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« Reply #35 on: May 02, 2016, 03:58:06 PM »
Christus resurrexit! Resurrexit vere!
Almighty God, unto whom all hearts be open, all desires known, and from whom no secretes are hid: cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by the inspiration of thy holy spirit, that we may perfectly love thee, and worthily magnify thy holy name: through Christ our Lord. Amen.

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #36 on: May 02, 2016, 04:03:42 PM »
Cristo ressuscitou! Em verdade ressuscitou!
May the Lord God remember all of us in His Kingdom always, now and forever and to the ages of ages.

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« Reply #37 on: May 02, 2016, 04:05:19 PM »
Cristo ressuscitou! Em verdade ressuscitou!


Em Verdade ressuscitou!

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #38 on: May 02, 2016, 04:05:59 PM »
ക്രിസ്തു ഉയിര്ത്തെഴുന്നേറ്റു! തീര്ച്ചയായും ഉയിര്ത്തെഴുന്നേറ്റു!
(Christu uyirthezhunnettu! Theerchayayum uyirthezhunnettu!)

THERE WE GO!!

I'm going to need an audio presentation to learn the Malayali paschal greeting.  My white man or Arab man accents on the words don't seem to work out here :P
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #39 on: May 02, 2016, 04:07:09 PM »
Christ is risen, truly he is risen  :)

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« Reply #40 on: May 02, 2016, 05:09:57 PM »
ക്രിസ്തു ഉയിര്ത്തെഴുന്നേറ്റു! തീര്ച്ചയായും ഉയിര്ത്തെഴുന്നേറ്റു!
(Christu uyirthezhunnettu! Theerchayayum uyirthezhunnettu!)

THERE WE GO!!

I'm going to need an audio presentation to learn the Malayali paschal greeting.  My white man or Arab man accents on the words don't seem to work out here :P

Let's just figure out lunch sometime, I'll teach you in person.
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #41 on: May 02, 2016, 09:05:12 PM »
Indeed He is risen!
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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #42 on: May 03, 2016, 12:15:51 AM »
Happy Easter, everyone!

One of our subdeacons, Irakli, is a brilliant photographer and he documented the second half of Holy Week here at our cathedral. I was happy to His Beatitude Tikhon here for Pascha. He is one of the kindest and most holy people that I know, hands down. On Friday night, after I had gotten up from prostrations, I bent my head onto the epitafio and was trying to pray/thinking. I could tell someone was behind me so I instinctively turned my head to see who it was. It was His Beatitude, who told me "oh, I'm sorry. I didn't mean to disturb you. Please, continue praying, take your time." He did not tell me "I am a Metropolitan Bishop and have things to do, get out of my way, peasant." He did not ask me to move over to make room for him. Instead, he was genuinely sorry to have caught me off guard and he waited his turn, happily and patiently.

Perhaps most of you might think that my story is not remarkable; yes, this is only how bishops are supposed to act. However, that gesture, no matter how small, made an impact on me. He's a great man; I'm happy to have met him.

Later at dinner I asked if he wanted some of this bottle of Russian Standard I had bought and he laughed and said no thanks. One of the Presvyteres did not find it as funny as he and I did. Whoops.

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipM_OJMipS6FtGBDp9mXbnxX-Jpmm_TA5iz_F5o2rTfYeOzrlBWFmB-5UoSpZ7YATw/photo/AF1QipOaWbrM71lrRL4n8XReqG3TGAQRwSXxM6K7ul1t?key=aFRaclc0cFdweDhnSDJpOTBfUTN5dk5udmZtU3Nn


Also, I found this rendition of the Paschal Troparion in Kabardian, a Circassian language. There is no video of this online other than on one Facebook group, so I thought I'd share this video here for anyone interested. Христос лIахэм къахэтэджыкIыжащ!

EDIT: For several years now, I have never been able to upload pictures, photos, or any other files to this website. I give up trying. Here's the video on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/192171867493752/videos/1171471082897154/

«Μὴ μεριμνᾶτε λοιπὸν διὰ τὴν αὔριον, διὀτι ἡ αὐριανὴ ἡμέρα θὰ φροντίσῃ διὰ τὰ δικά της πράγματα. Φθάνει ἡ στεναχώρια τῆς ἡμέρας». Κατά Ματθαίον 6:34

"Bendito seja o que vem em nome do Senhor, o Senhor é Deus e se manifestou a nós."

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Re: Happy Pascha!!!
« Reply #43 on: May 04, 2016, 01:47:41 AM »
Took you guys long enough...

Just finishing off the kegs and liquor bottles at the Serbian parish.  Need to smoke a few packs of cigarettes, then I can say, "Happy Greek Easter!"
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