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Ya'll ain't Americans and not even in America.
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To whom are you talking, and what does that mean?
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Ya'll ain't Americans and not even in America.

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All the trouble to become Orthodox and you're not even in the same country.
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All the trouble to become Orthodox and you're not even in the same country.

Same country as what?

What does that have to do with anything?
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I'm more interested in WPM's posts that actually make sense. What's the meaning of it all?
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I'm more interested in WPM's posts that actually make sense. What's the meaning of it all?

Some of his posts make sense?
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I'm more interested in WPM's posts that actually make sense. What's the meaning of it all?

Some of his posts make sense?
When read as beat poetry.
Blessed Nazarius practiced the ascetic life. His clothes were tattered. He wore his shoes without removing them for six years.

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Ya'll ain't Americans and not even in America.
I've ended up in a foreign country again? Oh darn. Where am I now?
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None of us are American, huh?


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During the war years, 1941 to 1945, Father Anthony Sakey of Boston served as pastor of St. Mary’s. He was active in the community and was able and dedicated. His family was well-liked and his sons received high honors in the military. During the Second World War more that 100 of the youth of St. Mary’s saw service in the war zones. Sadly, several were to lose their lives in the service of their country: Leo Neddoff, William Hannye, James Broody, Michael Ferris, Michael J. Solomon, Albert Jabore, John Malta. In their honor, the young women of the church organized a Victory Club, which sent packages to our service men, and which earned funds to erect a large granite monument in their honor in the front portion of the cemetery, where annually the parish gathers each Memorial Day to pray for them and all the reposed of the parish.


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I'm more interested in WPM's posts that actually make sense. What's the meaning of it all?

Some of his posts make sense?
When read as beat poetry.

What a good idea.  Downtown poetry slam, here I come.  I'll just print off some of his recent posts.
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I'm more interested in WPM's posts that actually make sense. What's the meaning of it all?

Some of his posts make sense?
When read as beat poetry.

What a good idea.  Downtown poetry slam, here I come.  I'll just print off some of his recent posts.


I actually went to a priest several times to see if I could become a Monk but it never worked out/
Doesn't seem to work that way in America/
All the trouble to become Orthodox and you're not even in the same country/   
Doesn't have anything to do with the local area/   
Ya'll ain't Americans and not even in America/
Living by yourself with no family or even any friends? ..../
It seems to be a contradiction because there are no Orthodox in the local area/
Selfish reasons/
What is Satanism and Devil Worship?
Blessed Nazarius practiced the ascetic life. His clothes were tattered. He wore his shoes without removing them for six years.

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I'm more interested in WPM's posts that actually make sense. What's the meaning of it all?

Some of his posts make sense?
When read as beat poetry.

What a good idea.  Downtown poetry slam, here I come.  I'll just print off some of his recent posts.


I actually went to a priest several times to see if I could become a Monk but it never worked out/
Doesn't seem to work that way in America/
All the trouble to become Orthodox and you're not even in the same country/   
Doesn't have anything to do with the local area/   
Ya'll ain't Americans and not even in America/
Living by yourself with no family or even any friends? ..../
It seems to be a contradiction because there are no Orthodox in the local area/
Selfish reasons/
What is Satanism and Devil Worship?

Wriggle it on a canvas, call it postmodern visual poetry and sell it to a modern art museum for a couple million dollar.

Another WPM poem:

The woman who cried rape? ...

Its supposed to be for your personal entertainment. 
Something major going on in my head.
Must be the classical God vs Satan scheme.
What is Satanism and Devil Worship?
The interplay been light and dark. (Could be the Buddhist understanding of good and evil) ...
I would be amused to see an Oriental or Coptic Orthodox walking by.
It doesn't necessarily deduct that Europeans are "Coptic" ...
Which had always been referring to someone else.
I may have seen an Orthodox smurf but not really sure.
I don't think anybody is going to literally cut of their hand ...
God grant you the thinking skills to complete your test.
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I can dig this game.

I use and utilize unorthodox methods sometimes,
Where prayer is much more mechanical and actually resolves problems.
Why didn't the rich man do anything about Lazarus's condition? ...
He appears to be going through a certain process on the journey.
Nowadays, the ramifications and punishments for heresy are a lot less severe-
Perhaps they are being used somewhere else.
I'm sure its the place to go to ... in a particular landscape.
Do you want to meet here at 3 'o' clock and say the Compline prayers of the Afternoon time?
I don't know, I would have to do research on WWII.
...
Well, if you had a knack for comedy it would actually be quite funny.
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“A goose to hatch the Crystal Egg after an Eagle had half-hatched it! Aye, aye, to be sure, that’s right,” said the Old Woman of Beare. “And now you must go find out what happened to it. Go now, and when you come back I will give you your name.”
- from The King of Ireland's Son, by Padraic Colum

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You can't find wisdom in the mirror.

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Mystical fantasy wife

Mystical fantasy wife?
Soundwaves from speakers-
Circular repetition of the same thing over and over.
Stop thinking in a circular manner.
The imaginary dude?
Is the Knower of things not visible to the eye?
Nobody cares if you're a damn hipster.
Is that why you become a monk?
Its alot like Hollywood's notion of finding Mr. Right.
Its taking helluva long time to get there.
What about cocaine?
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“A goose to hatch the Crystal Egg after an Eagle had half-hatched it! Aye, aye, to be sure, that’s right,” said the Old Woman of Beare. “And now you must go find out what happened to it. Go now, and when you come back I will give you your name.”
- from The King of Ireland's Son, by Padraic Colum

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I can dig this game.

I use and utilize unorthodox methods sometimes,
Where prayer is much more mechanical and actually resolves problems.
Why didn't the rich man do anything about Lazarus's condition? ...
He appears to be going through a certain process on the journey.
Nowadays, the ramifications and punishments for heresy are a lot less severe-
Perhaps they are being used somewhere else.
I'm sure its the place to go to ... in a particular landscape.
Do you want to meet here at 3 'o' clock and say the Compline prayers of the Afternoon time?
I don't know, I would have to do research on WWII.
...
Well, if you had a knack for comedy it would actually be quite funny.


Luckily I wasn't drinking anything, or it would have been all over my screen.

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Here's some transgressive poetry by a famous postmodern-decadent poet laureate, WPM...

Whack-a-doo

Whoop Whoop ! exclamatory remarks
Are you trying to tell a famous story about a murder? ...
Kidnapping by the Chinese Police notwithstanding
Because the Byzantine Empire was not contingent with American shores.
I like to take cocaine and snuff it in a tobacco pipe.
For a big fat paycheck I would do the real work! thbbt thbhtt
I don't support minimum wage. There is lot more money potential
Salt, .. You throw it over your shoulder and think twice.
Whack-a-doo

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Ya'll ain't Americans and not even in America.

this is beautiful
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I'm in South America. :)
I believe in our textbooks that's referred to as New Arizona.
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« Last Edit: May 15, 2015, 02:31:38 PM by Fabio Leite »
Many Energies, 3 Persons, 2 Natures, 1 God, 1 Church, 1 Baptism, and 1 Cup. The Son begotten only from the Father, the Spirit proceeding only from the Father, Each glorifying the Other. The Son sends the Spirit, the Spirit Reveals the Son, the Father is seen in the Son. The Spirit spoke through the Prophets and Fathers and does so even today.

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That's curious for one of the most race-mixed countries in the world. Are they serious?
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That's curious for one of the most race-mixed countries in the world. Are they serious?


oh they are....


see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confederados
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And the descedents of the Confederate refugees are just one more group in the mix. :)

Here's their site...it's partially blocked in my office though, so I can't see the images.
http://fdasbo.org.br/site/fotos/

These come from other sources:
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If only more of them had gone there...
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- from The King of Ireland's Son, by Padraic Colum

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Most folks who haven't studied the history of the Civil War aren't aware that the Confederacy was a 'mixed race' affair.

Meet Native American Chief and Confederate Army General Stand Watie: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stand_Watie

The Confederates also were kindly disposed towards Mexicans: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Placito

There were also African-Americans who served in the Confederate Army, though in relatively small numbers.  Some of them were murdered after their surrender by outraged Union soldiers.


That's curious for one of the most race-mixed countries in the world. Are they serious?
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

The dragon of Revelation came out of the sea
and Jesus slew it with the sword of His mouth.
I often get the feeling of running from something but don't know what ..
When I arrive I realize it's nothing at all. must be a fast paced lifestyle.
Does anyone here notice the subtle interplay between Light and Darkness? thanks.
Its not the same thing as intellectual whims and opinionated fantasies on a forum.
So much for being clinically diagnosed by people on the Internet.

Blessed Nazarius practiced the ascetic life. His clothes were tattered. He wore his shoes without removing them for six years.

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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

Google Maps, always making up stuff....

http://is.gd/gNZ8B5

Whoop Whoop ! exclamatory remarks
Are you trying to tell a famous story about a murder? ...
Kidnapping by the Chinese Police notwithstanding
Because the Byzantine Empire was not contingent with American shores.
I like to take cocaine and snuff it in a tobacco pipe.
For a big fat paycheck I would do the real work! thbbt thbhtt
I don't support minimum wage. There is lot more money potential
Salt, .. You throw it over your shoulder and think twice.
Whack-a-doo

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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

The dragon of Revelation came out of the sea
and Jesus slew it with the sword of His mouth.
I often get the feeling of running from something but don't know what ..
When I arrive I realize it's nothing at all. must be a fast paced lifestyle.
Does anyone here notice the subtle interplay between Light and Darkness? thanks.
Its not the same thing as intellectual whims and opinionated fantasies on a forum.
So much for being clinically diagnosed by people on the Internet.


Damn you, just a little bit faster.
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Is a distance and location issue ... I'm in Texas, not New York. (Though New York seems really nice)
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

Google Maps, always making up stuff....

http://is.gd/gNZ8B5

Actually is something that ends up as a murder because you didn't get your way.
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Ya'll ain't Americans and not even in America.

Well my family has been here since 1728.  Would love to see you expound on this topic and give your educated opinion on what constitutes the claim of membership to a specific society.  Or even perhaps a diatribe on the non-existence of a truly American culture due to its tendency to simply assimilate other cultures and whether this enhances America or merely cheapens that from which it takes.  Heck even a short essay on American exceptionalism in the face of the tendency towards globalism.

Unfortunately it would appear you think this is Twitter and so are restricted to 140 characters (of which maybe, on a good day, 5 have any actual meaning), so I guess we will all be robbed of your true genius.
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All the trouble to become Orthodox and you're not even in the same country.

All the trouble to be a revolutionary writer and you're not even close to either.
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All the trouble to become Orthodox and you're not even in the same country.

All the trouble to be a revolutionary writer and you're not even close to either.

Why the all trouble to become Orthodox and this is what it is? ...
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?
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- from The King of Ireland's Son, by Padraic Colum

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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?

I'm not going to be posting as much on OC.Net as before. I might stop in once in a while though. But I've come to realize that real life is more important.

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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?


This is a True Blue American




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Is a distance and location issue ... I'm in Texas, not New York. (Though New York seems really nice)

Yah, that commute would be a little longish to keep up.
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?

If not you, then you don't know any? When next you come out of Communist Pennsylvania and come to the People's Republic of California, drop by Fr. Josiah's Church in Riverside and you will be lucky.
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?


This is a True Blue American




Pit Bull

I would love to see this dog have an ironic pet name like "Cuddly" or "Shorty"
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

Hmm.  Both of my priests are Americans.  The local Antiochian priest is American.  The local GOA priests are American.  The local ROCOR priest is American.  Oh, do you mean WASPY crackers?
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

Hmm.  Both of my priests are Americans.  The local Antiochian priest is American.  The local GOA priests are American.  The local ROCOR priest is American.  Oh, do you mean WASPY crackers?

Well, the uploader rejected my photo of me in my old Navy dungarees, so I guess I can't show my 'True Blue' side.

However, I've got a pedigree: I'm a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, the General Society of the War of 1812, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.  Oh, and I drive a pickup.

So, technically-speaking I outrank all the other American clergy in the Antiochian Archdiocese in terms of American-ness.

You all may kiss my hand now... digitally, of course... 
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

Hmm.  Both of my priests are Americans.  The local Antiochian priest is American.  The local GOA priests are American.  The local ROCOR priest is American.  Oh, do you mean WASPY crackers?

Well, the uploader rejected my photo of me in my old Navy dungarees, so I guess I can't show my 'True Blue' side.

However, I've got a pedigree: I'm a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, the General Society of the War of 1812, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.  Oh, and I drive a pickup.

So, technically-speaking I outrank all the other American clergy in the Antiochian Archdiocese in terms of American-ness.

You all may kiss my hand now... digitally, of course... 


Nice.  I am a member of the 1898 All-American Society, as well as a proud member of the Loyal Sons of the Foraker Act.  I drive a lesbian Subaru.
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

Hmm.  Both of my priests are Americans.  The local Antiochian priest is American.  The local GOA priests are American.  The local ROCOR priest is American.  Oh, do you mean WASPY crackers?

Well, the uploader rejected my photo of me in my old Navy dungarees, so I guess I can't show my 'True Blue' side.

However, I've got a pedigree: I'm a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, the General Society of the War of 1812, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.  Oh, and I drive a pickup.

So, technically-speaking I outrank all the other American clergy in the Antiochian Archdiocese in terms of American-ness.

You all may kiss my hand now... digitally, of course... 


Nice.  I am a member of the 1898 All-American Society, as well as a proud member of the Loyal Sons of the Foraker Act.  I drive a lesbian Subaru.

How did your Subaru break the news to you?

Mine keeps assuring me she likes boy cars, but I have my doubts. 
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

Hmm.  Both of my priests are Americans.  The local Antiochian priest is American.  The local GOA priests are American.  The local ROCOR priest is American.  Oh, do you mean WASPY crackers?

Well, the uploader rejected my photo of me in my old Navy dungarees, so I guess I can't show my 'True Blue' side.

However, I've got a pedigree: I'm a member of the Sons of the American Revolution, the General Society of the War of 1812, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.  Oh, and I drive a pickup.

So, technically-speaking I outrank all the other American clergy in the Antiochian Archdiocese in terms of American-ness.

You all may kiss my hand now... digitally, of course... 


Nice.  I am a member of the 1898 All-American Society, as well as a proud member of the Loyal Sons of the Foraker Act.  I drive a lesbian Subaru.

How did your Subaru break the news to you?

Mine keeps assuring me she likes boy cars, but I have my doubts.

I used to drive a very manly Corolla (had the scars to prove it).  Then I met Subaru Forester.  She charmed me with her dog-friendliness and utilitarian features.  Then I noticed that she would only introduce me to her lesbian "friends."  I mean, I like her a lot and she's been really good to me.  I'm just tired of going of getting glares during Ladies' Night at the local drag show.  I don't get it!
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Well, thanky y'all! as y'all have given me hope again. I need not suffer and can look forward to bringing American traditions into my church.
A two edge sword it is, not to have American Saints via totalitarian and despotic governments as they did in the Old World; however cynical & paranoid me considers that will change in a lifetime or two if not sooner. At least civil disobedience will be the new wave as religion becomes marginalized, isolated and "blended" into culture until removed, much like Christmas & Easter are now Ski Week and Spring Break.
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Most of our 'ethnic' parishes in America are totally unrecognizable when compared with their overseas equivalents:

Parish councils
'Passing the tray'
Sunday school
etc.

Interestingly enough, many of the Mother Churches are now interested in duplicating the American patterns.  Antioch has openly stated that it plans to use the Americans as a basis for its own reorganization (mind you, the Patriarchate has no departments at all).


Well, thanky y'all! as y'all have given me hope again. I need not suffer and can look forward to bringing American traditions into my church.
A two edge sword it is, not to have American Saints via totalitarian and despotic governments as they did in the Old World; however cynical & paranoid me considers that will change in a lifetime or two if not sooner. At least civil disobedience will be the new wave as religion becomes marginalized, isolated and "blended" into culture until removed, much like Christmas & Easter are now Ski Week and Spring Break.
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?


This is a True Blue American




Pit Bull


Nooooooooooooooooo  !!! you are steriotyping the American breed with the bully spiked collar.  Nooooooooooooo !!!!

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"Lesbian Subaru" = Automatic transmission rather than stick shift?


Nice.  I am a member of the 1898 All-American Society, as well as a proud member of the Loyal Sons of the Foraker Act.  I drive a lesbian Subaru.
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I think it has something to do with the Old World Patriarchs never coming to the New World. (The Americas) Unless you count the Russians coming to the Alaskan shores

(The Orthodox Church has never been American) ...
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In or Of

That's the question.

How many years did this take:
The bishops of the USA, Canada and Central America were originally together in one Assembly, called the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America; in April 2014 it was announced that, in order to best respond to the cultural diversity and pastoral needs in the region, the Canadian and US bishops would form separate assemblies and the Central American bishops would join the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of Latin America.  From: http://assemblyofbishops.org/about/

Yet, still the same problem:
The purpose of the Assembly of Bishops of the United States of America is to preserve and contribute to the unity of the Orthodox Church by helping to further her spiritual, theological, ecclesiological, canonical, educational, missionary and philanthropic aims. To accomplish this, the Assembly has as its goals: i) the promotion and accomplishment of Church unity in the United States ii) the strengthening of the common pastoral ministry to all the Orthodox faithful of the region; and iii) a common witness by the Church to all those outside her. In addition, the Assembly has as an express goal iv) the organization of the Church in the United States in accordance with the ecclesiological and the canonical tradition of the Orthodox Church.


I think it has something to do with the Old World Patriarchs never coming to the New World. (The Americas) Unless you count the Russians coming to the Alaskan shores

(The Orthodox Church has never been American) ...
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I think it has something to do with the Old World Patriarchs never coming to the New World. (The Americas) Unless you count the Russians coming to the Alaskan shores

(The Orthodox Church has never been American) ...

You'd have to define 'American'.  Is it someone who has legal residence and contributes to American society?  Someone who has acquired citizenship?  Someone who is at least two generations?

America is a very young country.  It's kind of astounding how quickly it has been built, and all of it by immigrants from other countries.  The Native Americans were the only regular groups living here prior to the masses of immigration from Europe, China, forced immigration from Africa (slavery), etc.  They didn't have Orthodoxy either.   Part of America was Latin America, not just Northern European transplants.

America itself produces poor remakes of older religions, see the corporatized Jehovah Witnesses as a remake of Arianism, the corporate Mormon as a synchretic blend of Islam and Reformed / Protestant Christianity, etc.  Thing is, they don't seem to realize what they are doing. 

At one point, the Rus were not Orthodox either and they brought it in through the Greeks.  That was the command of Jesus Christ Himself, to baptize the nations.  It has to start somewhere. 
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?


This is a True Blue American




Pit Bull


Nooooooooooooooooo  !!! you are steriotyping the American breed with the bully spiked collar.  Nooooooooooooo !!!!

Viking

LOL!  Sorry!  Is that a blue pit bull in your attached photo?  I love that color on animals, especially horses.  Always wanted a blue dun horse (like buckskin only blue). 
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Poor remakes?!?

Our religions have gone world-wide!  American Baptists are everywhere, as are Mormons, JWs, Pentecostals, etc.  We have franchises across the globe.


America itself produces poor remakes of older religions, see the corporatized Jehovah Witnesses as a remake of Arianism, the corporate Mormon as a synchretic blend of Islam and Reformed / Protestant Christianity, etc.  Thing is, they don't seem to realize what they are doing. 

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Poor remakes?!?

Our religions have gone world-wide!  American Baptists are everywhere, as are Mormons, JWs, Pentecostals, etc.  We have franchises across the globe.


America itself produces poor remakes of older religions, see the corporatized Jehovah Witnesses as a remake of Arianism, the corporate Mormon as a synchretic blend of Islam and Reformed / Protestant Christianity, etc.  Thing is, they don't seem to realize what they are doing. 


Yes, in my opinion they are poor copies.  Just because they have numbers due to corporate organization doesn't mean they suddenly get credibility in my opinion.  Just like McDonald's has gone worldwide, but it's not necessarily good for people to actually eat.

To add: the Jehovah's Witnesses baptize in the name of their corporation, not in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
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Poor remakes?!?

Our religions have gone world-wide!  American Baptists are everywhere, as are Mormons, JWs, Pentecostals, etc.  We have franchises across the globe.


America itself produces poor remakes of older religions, see the corporatized Jehovah Witnesses as a remake of Arianism, the corporate Mormon as a synchretic blend of Islam and Reformed / Protestant Christianity, etc.  Thing is, they don't seem to realize what they are doing. 


Yes, in my opinion they are poor copies.  Just because they have numbers due to corporate organization doesn't mean they suddenly get credibility in my opinion.  Just like McDonald's has gone worldwide, but it's not necessarily good for people to actually eat.

To add: the Jehovah's Witnesses baptize in the name of their corporation, not in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

But their fries are like Orthodoxy/once you tasted them, it is on for more, more, more!
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A connoisseur of religions may say 'poor,' but we all know that the real danger is in the sales... and our sales are breaking records in those terms.

It is all about the size of the market rather than the quality of the product.  After all, the more who buy, the worse it is for humanity, no?


Poor remakes?!?

Our religions have gone world-wide!  American Baptists are everywhere, as are Mormons, JWs, Pentecostals, etc.  We have franchises across the globe.


America itself produces poor remakes of older religions, see the corporatized Jehovah Witnesses as a remake of Arianism, the corporate Mormon as a synchretic blend of Islam and Reformed / Protestant Christianity, etc.  Thing is, they don't seem to realize what they are doing. 


Yes, in my opinion they are poor copies.  Just because they have numbers due to corporate organization doesn't mean they suddenly get credibility in my opinion.  Just like McDonald's has gone worldwide, but it's not necessarily good for people to actually eat.

To add: the Jehovah's Witnesses baptize in the name of their corporation, not in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

But their fries are like Orthodoxy/once you tasted them, it is on for more, more, more!
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?
A democrat
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.
I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!
What the hell is a "true-blue American"?
A democrat

A true liberal, and not in the Classical sense  :'(
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.
I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!
What the hell is a "true-blue American"?
A democrat

A true liberal, and not in the Classical sense  :'(

Modern liberals are the logical evolution of the 'classical liberals'.

Almost nobody who calls himself a classical liberal is a classical liberal.

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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.
I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!
What the hell is a "true-blue American"?
A democrat

A true liberal, and not in the Classical sense  :'(

Modern liberals are the logical evolution of the 'classical liberals'.

Almost nobody who calls himself a classical liberal is a classical liberal.

Well you are probably right, again, as you find yourself so often.
I was simply thinking of that avant garde and 1st Liberal, Erasmus and his notion of "tolerance, if not love".
When now-a-days attempting to talk to so many who were the liberal manner, it usually is a shout down, name calling and all manner of else rather than reasoning with no tolerance given.
The liberal tactics, I find, are more fascistic than ever, as they follow methodology laid down by Chomsky and Alinsky for discounting, isolating, alienating then belittling or removing.
Liberals have used them well and effectively for the last 60 years. Congrats, as it is a hell of a world fostered and promulgated by them.
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When now-a-days attempting to talk to so many who were the liberal manner, it usually is a shout down, name calling and all manner of else rather than reasoning with no tolerance given.

Voltaire, J.S. Mill et alii weren't any better

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When now-a-days attempting to talk to so many who were the liberal manner, it usually is a shout down, name calling and all manner of else rather than reasoning with no tolerance given.

Voltaire, J.S. Mill et alii weren't any better

Yes, and...........?
Voltaire certainly was a liberal, you got that one right again......separating church & state, freedom of religion and all that.......how did that work out, BTW, in his home town? Heard it was a dust-up.
Well, no biggie, except many keep applying the same principles here and we will have the same result: a Brave New World of epic proportions, with no religionists as the state will be free of us and it will be full of purity and SO organic too!
And J.S., now there was another liberal, as it was all about one's self....nothing but one's self, coupled with a good dose of Protestant Work Ethic and thus it would benefit The State.
Yes, you picked two excellent liberals to emulate. Of coursed when it came down, then despotism was the best method of rule, or so Mill expounded, but that was best used for savages....and he was right as it was used on the French after they thoroughly enjoyed the Voltaire maxims about a hundred years previously.
Gadz, love your examples to death.
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?


This is a True Blue American




Pit Bull


Nooooooooooooooooo  !!! you are steriotyping the American breed with the bully spiked collar.  Nooooooooooooo !!!!

Viking

LOL!  Sorry!  Is that a blue pit bull in your attached photo?  I love that color on animals, especially horses.  Always wanted a blue dun horse (like buckskin only blue).

No.  That looks like an American Bully and it wasn't me that posted it.    This is a proper American Pit Bull.  <follow the link>

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8jc2WceNNmReWNvOWhhdkhtYTQ/view?usp=sharing

I will leave it at that as I don't want to derail the thread by being off topic.  (-:

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Poor remakes?!?

Our religions have gone world-wide!  American Baptists are everywhere, as are Mormons, JWs, Pentecostals, etc.  We have franchises across the globe.


America itself produces poor remakes of older religions, see the corporatized Jehovah Witnesses as a remake of Arianism, the corporate Mormon as a synchretic blend of Islam and Reformed / Protestant Christianity, etc.  Thing is, they don't seem to realize what they are doing. 


Yes, in my opinion they are poor copies.  Just because they have numbers due to corporate organization doesn't mean they suddenly get credibility in my opinion.  Just like McDonald's has gone worldwide, but it's not necessarily good for people to actually eat.

To add: the Jehovah's Witnesses baptize in the name of their corporation, not in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

But their fries are like Orthodoxy/once you tasted them, it is on for more, more, more!


You mean with a REBEL YELL?

Sounds like a Confederate song, but it's an import   ;)

Well, since leavetaking of Pascha is tomorrow, here's American gospel gone wild!...feed my eyes...can you sew them shut?..

If you need a recovery point

Warning: it's foreign
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The Orthodox Church isn't even in America.

I've been considering the above and seeking other American Orthodox who ARE NOT Russian (the worst and they do not knowso) or Greek (no exposure, so are they as chauvenistic as the Russians?).
I was told there are Antiochians who are true-blue Americans and even met a Priest ( Fr. Josiah) who is. I enjoy Orthodixie for like and similar reasons, but oh, the ethnic hubris is enough to gag a maggot!

What the hell is a "true-blue American"?


This is a True Blue American




Pit Bull


Nooooooooooooooooo  !!! you are steriotyping the American breed with the bully spiked collar.  Nooooooooooooo !!!!

Viking

LOL!  Sorry!  Is that a blue pit bull in your attached photo?  I love that color on animals, especially horses.  Always wanted a blue dun horse (like buckskin only blue).

No.  That looks like an American Bully and it wasn't me that posted it.    This is a proper American Pit Bull.  <follow the link>

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8jc2WceNNmReWNvOWhhdkhtYTQ/view?usp=sharing

I will leave it at that as I don't want to derail the thread by being off topic.  (-:

Viking

 :)
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What it means is this kind of church is placed very far away on a different continent.

Not everybody has access to the priesthood or monastic life.
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How does this have to do with Americans?

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I don't think its in America.

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What it means is this kind of church is placed very far away on a different continent.

Not everybody has access to the priesthood or monastic life.

Not only are there Orthodox churches on your continent, there are Orthodox churches within a half hour of where you live in Texas.
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What it means is this kind of church is placed very far away on a different continent.

Not everybody has access to the priesthood or monastic life.

Not only are there Orthodox churches on your continent, there are Orthodox churches within a half hour of where you live in Texas.

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As far as I know, being only an occasional reader here, this a follow up WPM thread to the other threads where people here try to help him

A)  get up and go to church
B) help him locate a church near his residence

Apparently this thread is his reason for not accomplishing A or B, but affirms he still wants to hang out on an Orthodox forum for years.

But one can't be entirely certain given the nebulous comments
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What it means is this kind of church is placed very far away on a different continent.

Not everybody has access to the priesthood or monastic life.

Not only are there Orthodox churches on your continent, there are Orthodox churches within a half hour of where you live in Texas.
Yes, but he doesn't like some of them and hasn't tried the other ones, so they must not exist. It doesn't count if the priest isn't within spitting distance of your breakfast table every morning.
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I don't think its in America.

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There are thousands of Orthodox churches in the United States. There are also monasteries.
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I don't think its in America.

(Not everybody has access to the priesthood and church life) ...

There are thousands of Orthodox churches in the United States. There are also monasteries.
To add to this, the following jurisdictions(going purely off my memory to boot) have monasteries

Serbian(New Graciana(sp?)
ROCOR(Jordanville)
Greek(I believe Holy Cross has an attached monastery)
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I believe the OCA, ACROD have them as well.

The only one that doesnt, is the Antiochian Archdiocese. And I can be corrrected on this is need be.

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ACROD used to have 1 or 2 monasteries I believe, but they reverted back to Byzantine Catholics early on. I wonder if the question of a new ACROD monastery has ever been raised.

The OCA has quite a few monasteries, the best-known one being St. Tikhon's with an attached seminary.
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What it means is this kind of church is placed very far away on a different continent
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Not everybody has access to the priesthood
Most people do.

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How does this have to do with Americans?

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I don't think its in America.

(Not everybody has access to the priesthood and church life) ...

There are thousands of Orthodox churches in the United States. There are also monasteries.
To add to this, the following jurisdictions(going purely off my memory to boot) have monasteries

Serbian(New Graciana(sp?)
ROCOR(Jordanville)
Greek(I believe Holy Cross has an attached monastery)
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I believe the OCA, ACROD have them as well.

The only one that doesnt, is the Antiochian Archdiocese. And I can be corrrected on this is need be.
For the Serbian ones:
New Gracanica Monastery Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God - IL
St. Sava - IL
Nativity of the Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Patriarchal Monastery - Indiana
Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
Most Holy Mother of God Monastery - Pennsylvania
St. Herman of Alaska Monastery -Alaska
St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Mark Monastery - Ohio
St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
St. Nilus Serbian Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Paisius Serbian Orthodox Monastery - Arizona
I think there is another one in Ohio as well

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The only one that doesnt, is the Antiochian Archdiocese. And I can be corrrected on this is need be.

They have St. Thekla's Convent for women in Glenville, PA.  I remember that the diocese of Wichita was trying to establish a men's monastic presence, but I'm not sure what's the status.
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For the Serbian ones:
New Gracanica Monastery Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God - IL
St. Sava - IL
Nativity of the Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Patriarchal Monastery - Indiana
Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
Most Holy Mother of God Monastery - Pennsylvania
St. Herman of Alaska Monastery -Alaska
St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Mark Monastery - Ohio
St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
St. Nilus Serbian Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Paisius Serbian Orthodox Monastery - Arizona
I think there is another one in Ohio as well

Add the Monastery of Holy Archangel Michael in Cañones, NM to the Serbian Western American Diocese.  They transferred from the OCA Diocese of the South.
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For the Serbian ones:
New Gracanica Monastery Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God - IL
St. Sava - IL
Nativity of the Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Patriarchal Monastery - Indiana
Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
Most Holy Mother of God Monastery - Pennsylvania
St. Herman of Alaska Monastery -Alaska
St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Mark Monastery - Ohio
St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
St. Nilus Serbian Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Paisius Serbian Orthodox Monastery - Arizona
I think there is another one in Ohio as well

Add the Monastery of Holy Archangel Michael in Cañones, NM to the Serbian Western American Diocese.  They transferred from the OCA Diocese of the South.

I've never been, thanks for the addition.
Why the change of jurisdiction?

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For the Serbian ones:
New Gracanica Monastery Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God - IL
St. Sava - IL
Nativity of the Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Patriarchal Monastery - Indiana
Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
Most Holy Mother of God Monastery - Pennsylvania
St. Herman of Alaska Monastery -Alaska
St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Mark Monastery - Ohio
St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
St. Nilus Serbian Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Paisius Serbian Orthodox Monastery - Arizona
I think there is another one in Ohio as well

Add the Monastery of Holy Archangel Michael in Cañones, NM to the Serbian Western American Diocese.  They transferred from the OCA Diocese of the South.

I've never been, thanks for the addition.
Why the change of jurisdiction?

It's what happens when a monastery needs pastoral oversight.  DOS has been bishopless and the monastery itself has no priest to serve the Mysteries.  Nothing bad or lurid, but the Diocese wasn't giving any leadership.  I pray that they continue to be a healthy monastery and I believe they will under Bishop Maxim's guidance.

Anyway, support them!  Their candles are some of the best.  I hope I can visit someday.
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What it means is this kind of church is placed very far away on a different continent.

Not everybody has access to the priesthood or monastic life.

Not only are there Orthodox churches on your continent, there are Orthodox churches within a half hour of where you live in Texas.

That is great....except for the Texas part.
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For the Serbian ones:
New Gracanica Monastery Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God - IL
St. Sava - IL
Nativity of the Mother of God Serbian Orthodox Patriarchal Monastery - Indiana
Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
Most Holy Mother of God Monastery - Pennsylvania
St. Herman of Alaska Monastery -Alaska
St. Archangel Michael Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Mark Monastery - Ohio
St. Xenia Serbian Orthodox Skete - CA
St. Nilus Serbian Orthodox Skete - Alaska
St. Paisius Serbian Orthodox Monastery - Arizona
I think there is another one in Ohio as well

Add the Monastery of Holy Archangel Michael in Cañones, NM to the Serbian Western American Diocese.  They transferred from the OCA Diocese of the South.

I've never been, thanks for the addition.
Why the change of jurisdiction?

It's what happens when a monastery needs pastoral oversight.  DOS has been bishopless and the monastery itself has no priest to serve the Mysteries.  Nothing bad or lurid, but the Diocese wasn't giving any leadership.  I pray that they continue to be a healthy monastery and I believe they will under Bishop Maxim's guidance.

Anyway, support them!  Their candles are some of the best.  I hope I can visit someday.

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