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« on: March 21, 2005, 03:14:24 PM »

Ohmygosh! How incredible passion week is! The Palm Sunday procession yesterday at our parish was so beautifull! It was my first in an Orthodox church!
I am being Chrismated next Sunday and have an all day retreat on Holy Saturday with my fellow Catechumen, it is my first confession to God with my preist present! Any ideas, suggestions, comments?
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« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2005, 06:10:58 PM »

desertrose can you explain to me why the Indian church you belong to uses the Gregorian Paschalion? I am just curious because I have never heard this. The Coptic church in America still uses the Alexandrian Paschalion like the Orthodox.

I am glad you had a Good Passion week! I would be interested in hearing what the service is like in the Indian church.
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« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2005, 06:29:43 PM »

The Indian Church adopted the Gregorian Paschalion and Menaion in 1953, partly due to influence from the Indian government.

The Armenian Church adopted the Gregorian Paschalion and Meanion sometime this century.

The Syriac Orthodox Church in the Middle East adopted the Gregorian Menaion but kept the Julian Paschalion, in imitation of the New Calendar Byzantine Orthodox Churches.

The Coptic and Ethiopian Churches never changed their calendar.

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« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2005, 06:07:58 PM »

The Indian Church adopted the Gregorian Paschalion and Menaion in 1953, partly due to influence from the Indian government.

The more I learn about it, the more I realise it was not "partly" but mostly due to secular concerns.  It was deemed better to change the calendar and allow as many as possible the chance to have days off for holy days and go to church for divine worship and the sacraments rather than stick with the old calendar and not allow a considerable amount of people this privilege (the government wasn't going to give everyone every religious holiday they wanted, and wanted to "streamline" the Christians).  Although I would prefer the old calendar, I wouldn't criticise the decision to change in this instance. 
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