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Offline Bogoliubtsy

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The Blessing of the Bedroom
« on: January 18, 2010, 11:57:43 AM »
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Re: The Blessing of the Bedroom
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2010, 12:00:05 PM »
Lol, very cute :)

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Re: The Blessing of the Bedroom
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2010, 12:01:10 PM »
So much for the arguments against infant baptism....

My son when he was one used to go around the house swinging his pull car, intoning as Father Pat did "..may the Lord God remember you in His Kingdom, now and ever and unto ages of ages."
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Re: The Blessing of the Bedroom
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2010, 12:04:00 PM »
So much for the arguments against infant baptism....

Perhaps the case can be made for infant ordination  ;D


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Re: The Blessing of the Bedroom
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2013, 08:55:18 AM »
time to bump it since some have Theophany

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Re: The Blessing of the Bedroom
« Reply #5 on: January 06, 2013, 05:07:34 PM »
So much for the arguments against infant baptism....

Perhaps the case can be made for infant ordination  ;D



This reminds me of a story from St. John Moschos' Spiritual Meadow. I think it involved St. Athanasius when he was a boy. He and his friends used to play church They made little Athanasius their bishop. Others were priests and deacons. The patriarch happened to watch them out the window as they played the Liturgy. When it came down for the consecration, the patriarch saw fire come down from heaven to consecrate the children's bread and wine. So he had his people take care of these boys, making sure they were provided with education and protection and when they grew up, each later came to be ordained--the ones who played deacons became deacons, the ones who played priests became priests, and St. Athanasius became a bishop.
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Re: The Blessing of the Bedroom
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2013, 06:24:25 PM »
time to bump it since some have Theophany

Theophany so nice we celebrate it twice.