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Offline Benjamin the Red

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Moving, hopefully for the better
« on: April 26, 2012, 04:20:49 PM »
If I could request prayers, I'm planning on moving in the next month or so. I'll be leaving my Old Kentucky Home in favor of the Peach State. I have some really great friends there, who are now Orthodox catechumens, but they're about an hour and a half away from any parish. The goal is to, with the help of the local parishes, establish a mission in their city. I will be moving down in order to assist in that endeavor. There is another group down there of about 15 or so folks that also want to establish a mission, so it looks hopeful, though there also seems to be a bit jurisdictional politics going on. Yikes.

Anyway, having been out of work for months where I am, and having received a chance to move down to be with some of my best friends and help establish a new Orthodox community...I'm really excited about it all, though it's fairly big move, especially since I'm moving away from the parish at which I was catechized and received into the Church. So, again, prayers are much appreciated!
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Re: Moving, hopefully for the better
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012, 04:44:20 PM »
God be with you and may He bless your journey and efforts!
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Re: Moving, hopefully for the better
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2012, 05:56:56 PM »
May God bless you.

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Re: Moving, hopefully for the better
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2012, 06:58:48 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Moving, hopefully for the better
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2012, 07:14:34 PM »
Lord have mercy and bless you!
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Re: Moving, hopefully for the better
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2012, 08:02:24 PM »
Congrats, Lord have mercy.
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