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Re: Converting to Orthodoxy and some problems
« Reply #45 on: September 22, 2012, 08:48:25 AM »
Mmmh, I never received an answer to my email. I guess the priest doesn't check his mail very often. Any advice on what to do?
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Re: Converting to Orthodoxy and some problems
« Reply #46 on: September 26, 2012, 07:58:06 PM »
Mmmh, I never received an answer to my email. I guess the priest doesn't check his mail very often. Any advice on what to do?

Call him up?  Visit him in the parish?

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Re: Converting to Orthodoxy and some problems
« Reply #47 on: September 26, 2012, 08:29:54 PM »
Mmmh, I never received an answer to my email. I guess the priest doesn't check his mail very often. Any advice on what to do?

Priests can be a little behind on the e-mails. If the parish has office hours posted on their website, call during that time and introduce yourself. If not, just show up for a service, and see if you can't squeeze a little talking time afterwards.
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Re: Converting to Orthodoxy and some problems
« Reply #48 on: September 26, 2012, 08:44:46 PM »
Sorry to hear you aren't getting a fast response, the priest I was seeing at a GOA parish was very fast in responding to me. But yeah call him if he's too busy during coffee hour on Sundays.
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Re: Converting to Orthodoxy and some problems
« Reply #49 on: September 27, 2012, 09:59:17 AM »
Sorry to hear you aren't getting a fast response, the priest I was seeing at a GOA parish was very fast in responding to me. But yeah call him if he's too busy during coffee hour on Sundays.

I don't even know whether he speaks dutch. I might just go to the liturgy if that's what everyone is suggesting it to me.
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