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Many Years to NicholasMyra
« on: December 18, 2011, 08:38:49 PM »
NicholasMyra was received into the Church today through Baptism, Chrismation, and reception of the Eucharist.

Many Years to my dear friend Nicholas!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2011, 08:40:37 PM »
Many years!   ;D :angel:
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2011, 08:41:24 PM »
Many years, Nicholas! The Lord has numbered you amongst his chosen flock.
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2011, 08:42:29 PM »
Many Years, Nicholas!!

Congratulations!!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2011, 08:44:50 PM »
And on the Eve of his Feast.  How blessed.
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2011, 08:49:38 PM »
And on the Eve of his Feast.  How blessed.
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Many years, Nicholas!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2011, 09:07:56 PM »
Many years, Nikolas!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2011, 09:14:27 PM »
Many years, Nicholas!!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #8 on: December 18, 2011, 09:20:43 PM »
Wonderful news!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #9 on: December 18, 2011, 09:23:49 PM »
Many years Nicholas,

Love the Julian calendar......

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2011, 09:43:58 PM »
Many Years!

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2011, 10:21:02 PM »
Wonderful news, and I'm very pleased to hear it!

Congratulations and Many years!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2011, 10:39:18 PM »
Many years!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2011, 10:43:04 PM »
Many years!

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2011, 11:58:36 PM »
Awesome  ;D Nicholas!!! Glory be to God! May God grant you many years!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2011, 02:34:16 AM »
Thank you, Jason, for this post, and thank you everyone for your words, and all that I have learned from, and been able to share with, those who post here.

It is good to finally begin!
« Last Edit: December 19, 2011, 02:34:36 AM by NicholasMyra »
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2011, 08:06:59 AM »
Many years!

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #17 on: December 19, 2011, 08:49:57 AM »
Many years, Nick!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #18 on: December 19, 2011, 10:48:09 AM »
I hey, I didn't see this! Congrats!  ;D
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #19 on: December 19, 2011, 11:15:49 AM »
Congrats and many years, Nicholas!

What a nice coincidence! Today I am celebrating the 14th anniversary of my baptism.  :angel:
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #20 on: December 19, 2011, 02:49:40 PM »
Congratulations on both your baptism and feast day!

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #21 on: December 19, 2011, 02:55:14 PM »
What a nice coincidence! Today I am celebrating the 14th anniversary of my baptism.  :angel:

Congrats to you as well, Theophilos. Many Years indeed!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #22 on: December 19, 2011, 03:42:20 PM »
Congratulations and many years!

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #23 on: December 19, 2011, 05:58:39 PM »
Congrats!  Many blessed years!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #24 on: December 19, 2011, 06:22:57 PM »
Glory to God. Many years!

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #25 on: December 19, 2011, 06:23:42 PM »
Thank you, Jason, for this post, and thank you everyone for your words, and all that I have learned from, and been able to share with, those who post here.

It is good to finally begin!

Many years! Great to have you onboard!! :) :) :)


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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #26 on: December 19, 2011, 06:24:14 PM »
Thank you, Jason, for this post, and thank you everyone for your words, and all that I have learned from, and been able to share with, those who post here.

It is good to finally begin!

Many years! Great to have you onboard!! :) :) :)



Nice!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #27 on: December 19, 2011, 06:58:06 PM »
Congrats  :)

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #28 on: December 19, 2011, 07:10:56 PM »

Congratulations!

Many, many, blessed and joyous years!!!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #29 on: December 19, 2011, 08:18:57 PM »
Thank you, Jason, for this post, and thank you everyone for your words, and all that I have learned from, and been able to share with, those who post here.

It is good to finally begin!

Many years! Great to have you onboard!! :) :) :)



Nice!
Where's Luther, Arius, and the Pope shooting at it from the shore  >:(?
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #30 on: December 19, 2011, 08:23:07 PM »
It's a sequel to that icon, set after all the heretics drowned. Many years!
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #31 on: December 19, 2011, 09:43:36 PM »
Where's Luther, Arius, and the Pope shooting at it from the shore  >:(?
That would be the most insane icon ever...but I kind of want to see it.
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She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #32 on: December 19, 2011, 10:25:46 PM »
Good. With leftists like him, the more the merrier.

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #33 on: December 19, 2011, 10:28:00 PM »
Where's Luther, Arius, and the Pope shooting at it from the shore  >:(?
That would be the most insane icon ever...but I kind of want to see it.
I remember seeing it in the late nineties with an older friend (now a priest btw). we were laughing like crazies.

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #34 on: December 19, 2011, 10:31:47 PM »
I saw an 18th century version of that icon at the Tretyakov gallery, complete with the assembly of heretics on the shore. I wish I could find a picture online of it.
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #36 on: December 19, 2011, 10:36:22 PM »
Yeah, several modern versions are widely viewable, but the older prototype(s) don't seem to be.
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #37 on: December 19, 2011, 10:51:33 PM »
Awesome.

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #38 on: December 19, 2011, 10:55:30 PM »
Nick, you better appreciate this amazing turn that this thread has taken.

I would love to see that icon up close.
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #39 on: December 19, 2011, 11:01:48 PM »
Detail with patriarch Athenagoras and the demon of Masonry:http://traditiaortodoxa.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/atenagor-luptand-biserica.jpg

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #40 on: December 19, 2011, 11:03:42 PM »
Detail with patriarch Athenagoras and the demon of Masonry:http://traditiaortodoxa.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/atenagor-luptand-biserica.jpg

The demon of masonry is replaced by the purple teletubby in more recent versions.
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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #41 on: December 19, 2011, 11:09:10 PM »
This is an older fresco (17th-18th century) from a monastery in Wallachia. The resolution isn't good though:
http://www.crestinortodox.ro/files/image/corabia-bisericii.jpg

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #42 on: December 19, 2011, 11:27:28 PM »
Nick, you better appreciate this amazing turn that this thread has taken.

I would love to see that icon up close.

Trust me, I think Nick and I are having the same thought right about now.

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #43 on: December 19, 2011, 11:32:34 PM »
Congratulations!

By the wayside, I see that the Antiochians actually baptized you. Does this mean that prior to Orthodoxy you were not Christian?

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Re: Many Years to NicholasMyra
« Reply #44 on: December 19, 2011, 11:51:30 PM »
Congratulations!

By the wayside, I see that the Antiochians actually baptized you. Does this mean that prior to Orthodoxy you were not Christian?
Before Orthodoxy, his religion was Hipsterist :laugh:
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