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Offline casisthename

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Catechumen
« on: November 13, 2011, 02:16:12 PM »
Hey,

Thanks for all the information given here over the past few months. Last night I was made a catechumen before vespers.

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2011, 02:28:51 PM »
Glory to God!

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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2011, 06:22:25 PM »
Glory to God!
饥 渴 慕 义 的 人 有 福 了 ! 因 为 他 们 必 得 饱 足 。

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2011, 07:29:21 PM »
That's wonderful!  Praise God!

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« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2011, 07:48:50 PM »
Glory to God!

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2011, 07:50:59 PM »
God grant you many years.
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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2011, 10:48:08 AM »
Glory to God!
I hope the same thing is in the very near future for me as well.

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2011, 10:51:07 AM »
Glory to God!

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #8 on: November 15, 2011, 11:33:40 AM »
Glory to God, and congratulations!  Hopefully I can say the same in the near future.

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2011, 10:45:49 AM »
Many years!
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« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2011, 10:47:24 AM »
God grant you many years. Praise God.
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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2011, 11:18:26 AM »
Wonderful news.  Many years to you! 

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #12 on: November 18, 2011, 09:39:45 PM »
Congratulations! I am happy that our answers here at the forum helped you on the way. Please continue posting your needs--- that is what we are here for!

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« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2011, 10:01:54 PM »
Congratulations.
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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2011, 12:31:05 AM »
Glory to God!
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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #15 on: November 27, 2011, 08:41:52 PM »
Many years!

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #16 on: November 27, 2011, 09:21:22 PM »
Congratulations! That is wonderful news indeed! How long had you been inquiring before you became a catechumen?

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« Reply #17 on: November 27, 2011, 09:22:19 PM »
Good to hear!  :angel:
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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2011, 11:10:12 AM »
Many years!

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Re: Catechumen
« Reply #19 on: November 29, 2011, 12:21:50 AM »
Congratulations! That is wonderful news indeed! How long had you been inquiring before you became a catechumen?

Reading, roughly a year

Regularly attending services about 10 months. Our bishop is allowing some exceptions to the generally held 6 month rule though since there's a decent amount of catechumens at my parish who are in college and when home have no Orthodox Church to go to or no transportation when home.