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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!
"But we must live in the world, having peace in our soul. We must live amidst strangers; we must suffer, struggle, and firmly believe. We must seek our consolation in prayer and not doubt the love and compassion of God. He is above everyone and everything."

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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2014, 07:55:37 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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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?

Lord have mercy.
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2014, 08:12:13 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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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!
Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2014, 10:29:08 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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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.
Psalm 37:23 The Lord guides a man safely in the way he should go.

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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2014, 12:27:10 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2014, 10:44:47 AM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For my friend who's considering conversion
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2014, 11:07:34 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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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 »
Lord have mercy.
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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.
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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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