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Ordination
« on: September 01, 2013, 08:52:16 AM »
Remember in your prayers the Deacon, Jonathan Stephen Bannon who is being ordained by His Grace, Bishop Gregory this morning at Saint Michael's Orthodox Church in Niles, Illinois USA. AXIOS! MANY YEARS!Mnohaja Lit!

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Re: Ordination
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2013, 11:56:44 AM »
Αξιος!
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Re: Ordination
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2013, 12:33:09 PM »
The newly ordained  priest is a son of St. John the Baptist Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church, Millhill Ave , Bridgeport, CT and a 2012 graduate of Christ the Saviour Seminary in Johnstown, PA. Axios!

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Re: Ordination
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2013, 01:45:09 PM »
Axios!

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Re: Ordination
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2013, 03:00:26 PM »

Axios!  Many Years!  May he blossom in God's vineyard, and prune the vine so it produces more fruit!
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Re: Ordination
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2013, 03:41:57 PM »
Thanks be to God.  :angel:

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Re: Ordination
« Reply #6 on: September 01, 2013, 09:56:11 PM »
Many years.
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Re: Ordination
« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2013, 10:01:32 PM »
The newly ordained  priest is a son of St. John the Baptist Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church, Millhill Ave , Bridgeport, CT and a 2012 graduate of Christ the Saviour Seminary in Johnstown, PA. Axios!

A son of the Church, vouched for by the clergy and the laity, and the laying on of hands of Bishop Gregory.  Only one thing to say...  Axios Axios Axios! 

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Re: Ordination
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2013, 11:48:29 PM »
Remember in your prayers the Deacon, Jonathan Stephen Bannon who is being ordained by His Grace, Bishop Gregory this morning at Saint Michael's Orthodox Church in Niles, Illinois USA. AXIOS! MANY YEARS!Mnohaja Lit!
Father Patrick at All Saints was saying many of his parish were going there. I didn't know.

Axios!

Btw, I think I posted how I was disappointed to find St. Michael's original Church, and saw that it had been made into a Baptist Church.  I was glad to find out that the parish had just moved, and had a larger Church (a number of years afterwards I went there one St. Michael's day for my son's namesday).  Now I'm happier, because the original Church is again Orthodox (a Romanian Old Calendarist parish).
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Re: Ordination
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2013, 10:22:08 AM »
Many years!

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Re: Ordination
« Reply #10 on: September 04, 2013, 05:34:01 PM »
Many years!  Fr. Jonathan is a man with a pure heart, gentle spirit, willingness to serve, and overflowing love for Christ.  He will be a credit to the priesthood and a blessing for his parish(es).  AXIOS!
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Met. Meletios of Nikopolis & Preveza, from his ordination.