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Offline Theophania

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For my friend who's considering conversion
« on: May 18, 2014, 07:50:52 PM »
A friend of mine went to the Holy Virgin Cathedral in San Francisco today and must've had a heck of a religious experience because she just texted me and said she's going to look into Orthodoxy now. Apparently she had such an overwhelming feeling of "being home" in the cathedral that she wept! She's very, very Catholic so I'm surprised but really happy for her. Please pray that she will find the truth in Orthodoxy and be converted!
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2014, 07:55:37 PM »
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2014, 08:03:47 PM »
Is that so?

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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2014, 08:12:13 PM »
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2014, 09:04:18 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2014, 10:29:08 PM »
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2014, 10:48:32 PM »
Κυριε ελεησον!

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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2014, 12:24:29 AM »
Lord, have mercy on your child.
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2014, 12:27:10 AM »
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2014, 10:44:47 AM »
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2014, 11:07:34 AM »
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2014, 02:25:29 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2014, 12:15:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2014, 12:25:53 PM »
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #14 on: May 28, 2014, 12:57:17 PM »
Lord have mercy.
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #15 on: May 28, 2014, 03:42:32 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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