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Offline Fr. George

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Holy Week on the Forum
« on: April 24, 2013, 06:19:53 PM »
Good day, denizens of!

It is customary for us to observe a forum shut-down at the end of Great and Holy Week while we remember the Crucifixion and Burial of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ.

The plan (at least for now) is for the forum to be shut down on Holy Thursday evening at around 11pm US EDT, and for it to re-open on Holy Saturday evening (I'm assuming around 8 or 9pm US EDT) so the Eastern Hemisphere folks can begin passing Paschal messages.

May you all enjoy a spiritually rich Holy Week leading to a glorious and joyful celebration of Pascha!

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Re: Holy Week on the Forum
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2013, 11:24:57 PM »
It is now 11:32 PM EDT on Holy Thursday.

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Holy Pascha to everyone.
« Last Edit: May 02, 2013, 11:26:04 PM by Maria »
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Re: Holy Week on the Forum
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2013, 11:39:15 PM »
When midnight Saturday arrives:  Χριστός ἀνέστη!!!

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Re: Holy Week on the Forum
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2013, 07:07:01 AM »
A blessed Holy Friday and Saturday, and Pascha, to all.  :angel: