I would like to point out that as of right now, we have 5,713,644 total hits since the reorganization of this board as "OrthodoxChristianity.net" on Oct 3, 2002.
Wow. And we've got quite a few posts, too! Soon, of course, this thread will become a whopping 1% of all the posting activity on the board, you know that, right?
"O Cross of Christ, all-holy, thrice-blessed, and life-giving, instrument of the mystical rites of Zion, the holy Altar for the service of our Great Archpriest, the blessing - the weapon - the strength of priests, our pride, our consolation, the light in our hearts, our mind, and our steps"
Met. Meletios of Nikopolis & Preveza, from his ordination.