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Thousands of worshippers attended yesterday the evening vespers of the Transfiguration at Holy Mountain Grabarka. In his words addressed to the gathered the Metropolitan Sawa welcomed all pilgrims and arrived guests...

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Re: Night of the Transfiguration on the Holy Mountain Grabarka
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2011, 12:19:25 PM »
this is so cool!  thanks for the photos! 
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Re: Night of the Transfiguration on the Holy Mountain Grabarka
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2011, 01:27:59 PM »
SS. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, Mercer, PA, Youth Pilgrimage 2008, on the eve of the Transfiguration. Troparion in Tone 8, followed by the festal tropar in Tone 7 in anticipation of the feast. Rusyn plain chant. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ol8nAz25G9Q
From Camp sessions on the new calendar, August 6, 2011. Vespers and liturgy for the Transfiguration. http://www.acrod.org/multimedia/audio/liturgicalmusic/pchymns-youth
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Re: Night of the Transfiguration on the Holy Mountain Grabarka
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2011, 04:32:22 PM »
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19th August is the final day of celebrations of the one of the most popular holidays in the Orthodox church, The Holy Transfiguration...
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Re: Night of the Transfiguration on the Holy Mountain Grabarka
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2011, 06:39:38 PM »
Good photos. Thanks.   :)
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Poland: Orthodox gather at Holy Hill of Grabarka
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2011, 02:11:10 PM »
Some 15,000 people assembled and prayed at the Holy Hill of Grabarka in Poland this past week. Many pilgrims asked for healing and bathed in a stream there.

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"This festival is very important for us as it shows that Orthodox Christians are a part of our country," says Lidia Lukjaniuk, who is in her mid-40s. She follows other pilgrims down to a stream to bathe her sore legs.
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Re: Poland: Orthodox gather at Holy Hill of Grabarka
« Reply #8 on: August 27, 2011, 04:21:56 PM »
Some 15,000 people assembled and prayed at the Holy Hill of Grabarka in Poland this past week. Many pilgrims asked for healing and bathed in a stream there.

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"This festival is very important for us as it shows that Orthodox Christians are a part of our country," says Lidia Lukjaniuk, who is in her mid-40s. She follows other pilgrims down to a stream to bathe her sore legs.

Out of total curiosity (not trying to derail anything here) but do you know if Grabarka has any serbian connections?
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Some Serbian Bishops visited it but nothing more AFAIK. Why are you asking?
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