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Offline SaintShenouti

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Merry Christmas
« on: January 06, 2005, 04:49:55 PM »
Just want to wish all a very blessed Nativity feast.

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Re: Merry Christmas
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2005, 05:23:08 PM »
May Christ our God bless all who celebrate the feast of His Birth in the flesh.
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Re: Merry Christmas
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2005, 02:49:26 PM »
Thanks Shenouti! You beat me to it! I hope the Nativity of Our Lord last night (or today, since technically "today" started at sundown yesterday...oh nevermind! You know what I mean!) was a blessing to everyone! Merry Christmas! Christ is born!

I hope this feast is a blessing to you all!

Melkam Genna!

Melkam Yelidet Beaal!

I'D Miilad Said ous Sana Saida!

Colo sana wintom tiebeen!

Edo bri'cho o rish d'shato brich'to!

Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand!

Puthuvalsara Aashamsakal!
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Re: Merry Christmas
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2005, 04:11:07 PM »
+Irini nem ehmot

PiKhristos afmasf! Christ is born!

And to you too, ya anba Shenouda. ;)

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Re: Merry Christmas
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2005, 09:45:33 PM »
Merry Christmas. Do all OO celebrate Christmas on the 7th of January ?
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Re: Merry Christmas
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2005, 09:53:01 PM »
Nah.  Syrians and Indians celebrate on 25 December, and the Armenians keep the ancient tradition of observing Christmas and Epiphany on the same day (6 January).  This year, I celebrated Christmas three times!  :)
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