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Happy feast of Dormition!
« on: August 15, 2014, 10:56:58 AM »
To those who worship on the Revised Julian (aka New) Calendar, Happy Feast of Dormition to all!
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2014, 12:20:25 PM »

Same to you!

I'm just working on Day 2 of the fast.  ;)
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2014, 12:38:14 PM »
Many Years of Health and Happiness to you all!

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2014, 12:38:18 PM »
Not Revised Julian but Gregorian, but anyway. Happy Feast! Most Holy Mother of God, save us!
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2014, 01:03:38 PM »
I'm just working on Day 2 of the fast.  ;)

We went for cake after church, and, as it is my special day, we indulged in this. (Fasters, click at your own risk! ;))
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2014, 01:42:40 PM »

Same to you!

I'm just working on Day 2 of the fast.  ;)

Best to you as you keep the fast.  Do better than I did.  ;D
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2014, 02:38:24 PM »
I'm just working on Day 2 of the fast.  ;)

We went for cake after church, and, as it is my special day, we indulged in this. (Fasters, click at your own risk! ;))

Nice.  I also miss your old avatar.
I would be happy to agree with you, but then both of us would be wrong.

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2014, 02:59:40 PM »
I'm just working on Day 2 of the fast.  ;)

We went for cake after church, and, as it is my special day, we indulged in this. (Fasters, click at your own risk! ;))

Nice.  I also miss your old avatar.

There's more where that came from. I'm too fickle to stick with one image for long. :)
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2014, 04:43:22 PM »


 :)
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2014, 05:13:04 PM »


 :)

Yes, I know.  You got to venerate the belt given to St. Thomas from the Theotokos.  Aren't you cool? ;)
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2014, 05:37:41 PM »

Same to you!

I'm just working on Day 2 of the fast.  ;)

Me too.
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2014, 06:02:33 PM »
I'm New Calendar, so it's the feast.

Also, it's my name day. My church name's Maria (driver's license says Donna).

Great, I get the second saddest day of the year.  :-\

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2014, 06:06:25 PM »
I'm New Calendar, so it's the feast.

Also, it's my name day. My church name's Maria (driver's license says Donna).

Great, I get the second saddest day of the year.  :-\

The Holy Virgin's entrance into Heaven is a sad day?
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #13 on: August 15, 2014, 06:17:52 PM »
I'm New Calendar, so it's the feast.

Also, it's my name day. My church name's Maria (driver's license says Donna).

Great, I get the second saddest day of the year.  :-\

The Holy Virgin's entrance into Heaven is a sad day?


Dying is sad.

The other worst day is Great Friday. Every year, like clockwork, I get physically ill. I can't handle it.

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2014, 07:41:13 PM »
Yes, I know.  You got to venerate the belt given to St. Thomas from the Theotokos.  Aren't you cool? ;)

I can't help it if she loves India.  :)
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2014, 08:54:18 PM »
Greetings with the feast!

I moved, and my new parish is new calendar.  It is very strange to get used to, but I am thankful for the Church's Feasts and Fasts whenever they occur.

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #16 on: August 16, 2014, 06:19:39 AM »
I'm just working on Day 2 of the fast.  ;)

We went for cake after church, and, as it is my special day, we indulged in this. (Fasters, click at your own risk! ;))

From the link (emphasis is mine):

An alternative to the double chocolate gateau for the chocolate lover. Rich chocolate cream and chocolate sponge layers topped with chocolate cream, chocolate profiteroles and chocolate curls.

Suitable for vegetarians


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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #17 on: August 16, 2014, 02:57:55 PM »
To those of us on the old calendar, happy Fasting :D

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #18 on: August 16, 2014, 03:04:08 PM »


 :)

Yes, I know.  You got to venerate the belt given to St. Thomas from the Theotokos.  Aren't you cool? ;)

I expect one day for one of the Mor fanboys to paint a schlock icon depicting the event.
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #19 on: August 16, 2014, 05:23:48 PM »


 :)

Yes, I know.  You got to venerate the belt given to St. Thomas from the Theotokos.  Aren't you cool? ;)

I expect one day for one of the Mor fanboys to paint a schlock icon depicting the event.

THE GAUNTLET HAS BEEN THROWN DOWN!!!
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #20 on: August 16, 2014, 05:25:02 PM »


 :)

Yes, I know.  You got to venerate the belt given to St. Thomas from the Theotokos.  Aren't you cool? ;)

I expect one day for one of the Mor fanboys to paint a schlock icon depicting the event.


How sexist!   

He clearly has fangirls too....


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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #21 on: August 16, 2014, 05:37:32 PM »


 :)

Yes, I know.  You got to venerate the belt given to St. Thomas from the Theotokos.  Aren't you cool? ;)

I expect one day for one of the Mor fanboys to paint a schlock icon depicting the event.

THE GAUNTLET HAS BEEN THROWN DOWN!!!
Geeze. I may have just Rule 43'd it into existence.

How sexist!  

He clearly has fangirls too....

I always chalked that up to a case of the vapors.

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #22 on: August 16, 2014, 05:41:45 PM »
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Conform or... nevermind. :P
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #23 on: August 18, 2014, 12:19:15 AM »


 :)

Yes, I know.  You got to venerate the belt given to St. Thomas from the Theotokos.  Aren't you cool? ;)

Apparently not just the belt.  A local church has an icon with a relic embedded in it, which I venerated last Thursday:



It is a piece of her burial shroud. 
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #24 on: August 18, 2014, 12:21:56 AM »
You have all the veneration luck!

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2014, 10:05:57 AM »
Happy feast of the Dormition to all. Four years today since my baptism into Orthodoxy.
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #26 on: August 28, 2014, 10:43:06 AM »
Happy feast of the Dormition to all. Four years today since my baptism into Orthodoxy.

Many years! 
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #27 on: August 28, 2014, 12:25:38 PM »

Happy, happy Feast Day!

Went to church this morning.

I am now at deli counter of our local Polish Mart to get some kovbasa!!!

I'm number 35. Currently serving number fifteen.

I can't leave without that tasty morsel of meat!!!!
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #28 on: August 28, 2014, 12:32:25 PM »
Yay!

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #29 on: August 28, 2014, 04:46:14 PM »
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=3987064890708

I love this hymn in honor of the Theotokos.
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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #30 on: August 28, 2014, 04:56:53 PM »
Happy feast of the Dormition to all. Four years today since my baptism into Orthodoxy.

Eis polla eti.

Happy feast.

Hope all of you had nice time.
I enjoyed choice of fermented dry sausages and dried meats... One of town priests organised launch to celebrate birth of daughter. She got name Maria :-) (But after Mary Magdalene, nevermind, it was apropriate today).

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Re: Happy feast of Dormition!
« Reply #31 on: August 28, 2014, 06:33:21 PM »
Happy Feast!