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Orthonorm is a saint
« on: October 24, 2011, 04:51:49 PM »
The priest said "you are sanctified" at his chrismation this past sunday. He is a saint according to the biblical use of the word.

May God grant him many years and perseverance in the faith.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2011, 04:56:35 PM »
Many years, orthonorm!!  :D

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2011, 05:04:57 PM »
Many years!!  :)
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2011, 05:05:13 PM »
I didn't want to say anything.

Now, augustine717 is going to take me off his "Buddy List."
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2011, 05:06:19 PM »
I didn't want to say anything.

Now, augustine717 is going to take me off his "Buddy List."

Yes, you've lost a credibility now that you've made a conscious decision to be Orthodox.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2011, 05:08:47 PM »
I didn't want to say anything.

Now, augustine717 is going to take me off his "Buddy List."

Yes, you've lost a credibility now that you've made a conscious decision to be Orthodox.

If only he knew how long I've been looking for the Cross pendant that perfectly says Orthodoxy.

There's one or two I've found, but they are pectoral Crosses in museum collections.

 
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2011, 05:37:55 PM »
I didn't want to say anything.

Now, augustine717 is going to take me off his "Buddy List."

No worries. That's just a minor flaw, I can tolerate. You seem to be ok, otherwise.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2011, 05:41:10 PM »
Glory to God!

With all the Germanic philosophy orthonorm knows its surprising to me he even thought about being a Christian lol
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2011, 05:56:28 PM »
In all seriousness, thanks to all here at OC.net who run the place and everyone who has been of help along the way.

And I wanted it noted that my first miraculous act as a hypervert is not bringing augustin's scorn upon me.



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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2011, 05:57:18 PM »
Glory to God!

With all the Germanic philosophy orthonorm knows its surprising to me he even thought about being a Christian lol

Are you really attending that Western Rite parish? Just curious. Was checking out their website.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2011, 06:04:21 PM »
In all seriousness, thanks to all here at OC.net who run the place and everyone who has been of help along the way.

And I wanted it noted that my first miraculous act as a hypervert is not bringing augustin's scorn upon me.
"And the wrath of Augustin did not abide upon him."

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2011, 06:14:24 PM »
Glory to God!

With all the Germanic philosophy orthonorm knows its surprising to me he even thought about being a Christian lol

Are you really attending that Western Rite parish? Just curious. Was checking out their website.
Their altar area is a really cool reproduction. Definitely not LARPing; that's full SCA.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #12 on: October 24, 2011, 06:29:59 PM »
Glory to God!

With all the Germanic philosophy orthonorm knows its surprising to me he even thought about being a Christian lol

Are you really attending that Western Rite parish? Just curious. Was checking out their website.
Yep, it was the first parish I ever attended.

LOL at the SCA, achronistic?
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #13 on: October 24, 2011, 06:36:27 PM »
Glory to God!

Also -- about time.

The Episcopallian road is easy and wide, for many go through it to find destruction. lol sorry channeling Isa.

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #14 on: October 24, 2011, 07:16:13 PM »
Many years!
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #15 on: October 24, 2011, 07:30:10 PM »
Many Years!

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #16 on: October 24, 2011, 07:51:30 PM »
Just going to see how this thread develops...
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2011, 08:09:12 PM »
Awesome! Many years.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #18 on: October 24, 2011, 08:15:27 PM »
Many years!
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #19 on: October 24, 2011, 08:19:21 PM »
Congratulations!  Many Years!
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #20 on: October 24, 2011, 08:34:03 PM »
In all seriousness, thanks to all here at OC.net who run the place and everyone who has been of help along the way.

And I wanted it noted that my first miraculous act as a hypervert is not bringing augustin's scorn upon me.





We're sort of like a large family at Thanksgiving dinner, after eating too much we sit around and argue, but then do the dishes together anyway - and promise to do it again next year!

Welcome and many years!

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #21 on: October 24, 2011, 08:44:03 PM »
Many years!
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #22 on: October 24, 2011, 08:53:36 PM »
Good job ! Proud of you.
Your idea has been debunked 1000 times already.. Maybe 1001 will be the charm

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2011, 09:29:25 PM »
No worries. That's just a minor flaw, I can tolerate. You seem to be ok, otherwise.

I don't know. I heard that one of the first things he did after receiving Communion for the first time was make a baby cry.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2011, 09:37:50 PM »

Congratulations, Orthonorm!

Many, many, blessed years!

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #25 on: October 24, 2011, 09:45:43 PM »
Congratulations! God grant you many years!

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« Reply #26 on: October 24, 2011, 10:21:31 PM »
Congratulations!

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« Reply #27 on: October 24, 2011, 10:42:36 PM »
Many Years!
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #28 on: October 24, 2011, 10:42:49 PM »
In all seriousness, thanks to all here at OC.net who run the place and everyone who has been of help along the way.

And I wanted it noted that my first miraculous act as a hypervert is not bringing augustin's scorn upon me.





We're sort of like a large family at Thanksgiving dinner, after eating too much we sit around and argue, but then do the dishes together anyway - and promise to do it again next year!

Welcome and many years!

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #29 on: October 24, 2011, 11:43:11 PM »
Great news! Many years, and a Lord, have mercy for good measure.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #30 on: October 25, 2011, 12:39:30 AM »
Glory to God!

Many Years!

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #31 on: October 25, 2011, 01:17:27 AM »
A saint, huh? Many years!  :)
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« Reply #32 on: October 25, 2011, 01:35:38 AM »
GJ.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #33 on: October 25, 2011, 01:41:31 AM »
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #34 on: October 25, 2011, 01:50:32 AM »
No worries. That's just a minor flaw, I can tolerate. You seem to be ok, otherwise.

I don't know. I heard that one of the first things he did after receiving Communion for the first time was make a baby cry.
But that radio voice man...
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #35 on: October 25, 2011, 02:15:02 AM »
God grant you many years.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #36 on: October 25, 2011, 08:00:32 AM »
Congratulations Orthonorm!!! May He grant you many many years!!

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #37 on: October 25, 2011, 09:42:06 AM »
Many years to you, orthonorm!
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #38 on: October 25, 2011, 09:54:43 AM »
Congrats, buddy.  Welcome to the club.  Now you can complain with the rest of us w/o feeling guilty about it.
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« Reply #39 on: October 25, 2011, 11:14:34 AM »
Heart felt congratulations.

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« Reply #40 on: October 25, 2011, 11:43:31 AM »
Congrats chief. Many years :)

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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #42 on: October 25, 2011, 03:02:48 PM »
GJ.
???

Good job?

I took your meaning. While not the paragraph of how my reception into the Church has altered your life, I hope to have read . . .

Thanks.

I think Peter was concerned it was a flippant remark. Which is kind on his part, but OK on my side.
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Re: Orthonorm is a saint
« Reply #43 on: October 25, 2011, 03:12:08 PM »
I don't quite see how the various decisions for Christ work in orthodoxy but any step towards is a party waiting to happen #smiles

Congrats orthonorm, i hope you celebrated.
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« Reply #44 on: October 25, 2011, 03:28:40 PM »
I don't quite see how the various decisions for Christ work in orthodoxy but any step towards is a party waiting to happen #smiles

Congrats orthonorm, i hope you celebrated.

As was pointed out, I did make a baby cry . . .

Actually, within the next hour, I made a young girl rather sour toward me as well. It's lovely relationship but sometimes stormy. We had a disagreement about the suitability of a crayon for eating.

Really, there is not much of a problem with the eating of canyons as such. But she insisted on wanting to try to eat the entire thing at once. She wouldn't compromise with just taking bite sized pieces.

But it all ended on a good note with a well-mannered discussion about the dangers of putting one's fingers through the grating around a moving fan and whether to attempt such feats even when the fan is not moving, to trying to determining the amount of plastic Easter Eggs in a container without actually counting them.
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