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Bishop Thomas Attends ROCOR Western Rite Ordination
« on: November 12, 2012, 09:50:59 PM »
(Wappingers Falls, NY) On Thursday, October 25, 2012, His Grace Bishop Thomas was invited to attend a ROCOR Western Rite ordination at the Mount Alvernia Franciscan Retreat Center in Wappingers Falls, New York. His Grace Bishop Jerome, the ROCOR bishop of Manhattan and Vicar of the Diocese of Eastern America, presided over the ordination of Deacon Mark Rowe to the Holy Priesthood, and served as the principal celebrant at the Divine Liturgy. Bishop Jerome, who is bi-ritual and fluent in Latin, adorned western vestments and conducted the ordination service in the Western Rite, and said the Divine Liturgy (Mass) almost exclusively in Latin...
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Re: Bishop Thomas Attends ROCOR Western Rite Ordination
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2012, 05:02:48 AM »
Axios!

And for Latin.
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
Leviticus 19:34

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Re: Bishop Thomas Attends ROCOR Western Rite Ordination
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2012, 09:56:47 AM »
AXIOS!  Also, on an interesting note, this retreat center is a part of the Franciscan group I originally belonged.
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