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Felix Dies Nativitatis! .....
« on: December 25, 2012, 11:20:19 AM »
That's Latin for Merry Christmas to all you Orthodox. ;D

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Re: Felix Dies Nativitatis! .....
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2012, 11:34:54 AM »
My latin is non-existent, so when I saw the thread title I thought it was about some guy named Felix dying on nativity... glad I was wrong!  :)  Merry Christurgy!
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Re: Felix Dies Nativitatis! .....
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2012, 11:52:19 AM »
Whee!  :angel:

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Re: Felix Dies Nativitatis! .....
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2012, 11:53:46 AM »
There are different variations according to context I suppose you could say  Felix Missa Christi. ;)
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Re: Felix Dies Nativitatis! .....
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2012, 11:55:22 AM »
I'd like to hear maybe from some of the other Eastern languages way of the Christmas greeting that we in the Latin Church don't hear often if it's possible.
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Re: Felix Dies Nativitatis! .....
« Reply #5 on: December 26, 2012, 06:55:32 AM »
Felix Missa Christi. ;)

Nonne sunt omnes missae Christi et felices?  :police:

translation: aren't all masses of Christ and happy?
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Re: Felix Dies Nativitatis! .....
« Reply #6 on: December 26, 2012, 08:01:50 PM »
I'd like to hear maybe from some of the other Eastern languages way of the Christmas greeting that we in the Latin Church don't hear often if it's possible.

In Rusyn (with close approximations to Ukrainian, Slavonic, and a few others...):

 Christos razdajetsja!  (Christ is born!)  Slavite jeho!  (Glorify Him!)
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Re: Felix Dies Nativitatis! .....
« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2012, 08:32:42 PM »
Merry Christmas to you, too :)

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