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Offline Rafa999

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Apologies to All
« on: October 08, 2011, 06:45:22 PM »
I would like to apologize for all my Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Brothers for my many offenses against them in this board. Many times we disagreed, but this does not mean much of what I said or the tone I took is either true or acceptable. My formal apologies. I recant anything which offended you Brothers (unless it is an issue of Dogma such as the existence of the Trinity, or some other similar Dogma, in which case I can do nothing). Please be well.
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2011, 06:46:27 PM »
Peace be with you, brother. I wish you all the best. Keep me in your prayers. :)
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2011, 07:00:28 PM »
You never offended me brother, but I admire your humble and sincere apology.


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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2011, 07:05:56 PM »
I don't have a problem with you at all.  :)  You never offended me.
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2011, 07:07:27 PM »
Same Bro. Been reading some good Coptic material by the way, the early desert fathers . WOW, that country Egypt produced such Holy men.
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2011, 07:07:27 PM »
Peace be with you, brother. I wish you all the best. Keep me in your prayers. :)

Now I depart. Yes, you will be in my prayers...
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2011, 07:52:52 PM »
Same Bro. Been reading some good Coptic material by the way, the early desert fathers . WOW, that country Egypt produced such Holy men.

conferences of John Cassian. Egyptian Holy men in there, can call that Coptic material right? Now as I said, I depart...
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2011, 08:19:56 PM »
Again: if I have offended any of you my Brothers in anything, I take back what I said and give my Apologies (unless it was a Dogma of the Church, but even then if my tone was unjustifiably harsh or cruel or negligent may I have rephrased the matter or refrained from speaking on the issue).
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2011, 08:34:11 PM »
Again: if I have offended any of you my Brothers in anything, I take back what I said and give my Apologies (unless it was a Dogma of the Church, but even then if my tone was unjustifiably harsh or cruel or negligent may I have rephrased the matter or refrained from speaking on the issue).

If my tone was wrong, may I have allowed somebody with a tone more apropriate than mine to have carried out such discussions on Dogma and doctrine.
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2011, 08:34:11 PM »
Again: if I have offended any of you my Brothers in anything, I take back what I said and give my Apologies (unless it was a Dogma of the Church, but even then if my tone was unjustifiably harsh or cruel or negligent may I have rephrased the matter or refrained from speaking on the issue).

If my tone was wrong, may I have allowed somebody with a tone more apropriate than mine to have carried out such discussions on Dogma and doctrine, or maybe have rephrased what I said in a more appropriate way.
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2011, 03:39:40 PM »
Wow.  Pretty quick turnaround from the ACOE to Latin Rite, I see.

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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2011, 03:43:06 PM »
Don't worry.  :)
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #12 on: October 13, 2012, 06:33:21 PM »
Forgiven!
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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2012, 07:24:07 PM »
Forgiven!

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Re: Apologies to All
« Reply #14 on: October 13, 2012, 07:30:56 PM »
Well, he was here less than 2 weeks ago, maybe he'll come around and see this thread, and decide to stick around...  8)
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