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  • in romania there are many beautiful old orthodox churches.they nearly all have a few seats around the sides, fixed to the wall, for old people and disabled people and then 80 - 90% people stand during the service.the old people come early to the chu…
  • are u in uk?feel free to send me a message with your approximate location and i can tell u about churches.i used to be protestant 8 years ago (since early childhood) and i can assure u that u r welcome to visit any of our churches, and will see many…
  • no, your answer was great.be sure to learn evlogimenos (blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord) as it is really beautifuland then you can sing it every year at palm sunday as well.sayedna al baba passed by our church!i saw him!now i sing ev…
    in Pope Visit Comment by mabsoota May 14
  • yay!glory to God in the highest!
  • Father James' sermons online are excellent, I recommend them; very well balanced, a lovely man.
  • moses did not kill the people by poisoning their water!please reread it!
  • go here and start learning! http://tasbeha.org/hymn_library/cat/233 :-)
    in Pope Visit Comment by mabsoota May 9
  • so i would advise you not to wear a headscarf in order to avoid strange looks...;-)  visiting women do not have to cover their heads and visiting men do not have to uncover them.even some orthodox women do not cover their heads until just before tak…
  • this is a pan religious website which recommends meditation and other pagan practices.they don't have any special knowledge about Christianity. (tip: check out the 'home' page of every website you visit to check what their perspective / bias is) als…
  • please define it first!if you mean 'all praying together without restriction', then we are against it.if you mean 'all loving one another and recognising each other's Christianity' then we are for it. i imagine you mean some point in the middle of t…
  • ok then.but i need yours more.:-)
  • how did it go?
  • that is lovely, do u have a link to the hymn as well?i love it so much, bright saturday is my favourite service, and i thank God i was able to attend this year.ophadece, yes our church is lovely. people like andrew rezk need to keep asking questions…
  • to stay the coolest, wear thin, loose long trousers like the pakistani shalwar. this is much cooler than shorts, which expose your lower legs to burning (when outside) and are too close to you (tight) to allow air to circulate around your hot parts.…
  • u know how in morning prayers (bakar), the subdeacons give people psalms to read?well if they are doing it following the proper tradition, they read out the first line of the psalm,then the congregation member recognises it (not me, i don't know all…
  • attend church a lot.ask lots of questions (after the service).and welcome!:-)(previous protestant)
  • pray.go to church.pray.read the Bible.pray.read church history.pray.go to church again.enjoy!(briefest version of how I became orthodox from a protestant background)
  • invite her to egypt for a visit. if she does not want to visit and meet your family, then it is not serious.by the way, 'meeting' people for relationships online usually does not work.too many of my friends have too many broken hearts about this!
    in Sweeden Comment by mabsoota April 18
  • may God fill your life with peace and grace this resurrection feast :-) سلام و نعمة
  • welcome to the forum :) here we are very friendly with atheists, muslims and everyone else. we believe in God because we experienced His love and we know He loves you also. it is true that most people in egypt don't understand atheism, they assume…
  • no, i don't use chrome, (nor anything else related to that terrible server which has no privacy at all!) and i still have the blank space.it is a nice blank space:)
  • in our church, if we miss it for more than 40 days, we should go to abouna and confess this before the next time we take Holy Communion.we should not just wander into church after 2 months of being 'busy' with our lives and go up to the altar and ta…
    in Communion Comment by mabsoota January 12
  • yes, they do.happy feast of saint john, the evangelist and virgin:)
  • dear brother,these are the 2 sins that priests hear the most (i think).at least they are the 2 sins that are discussed the most on internet forums like this one.you don't even have to speak the same language as your priest. just tell him 'i did thos…
    in LostPerson Comment by mabsoota January 9
  • thank you!i think everyone is sleeping after an overdose of meat, or maybe they are just waking up in the western hemisphere after a late night at church! happy Christmas everyone, may God bless your feast with peace and love, and may we all remembe…
  • this is true.these are the usual lies that the enemy tells us.the stories of the saints are full of people like you who experienced great difficulties but went on to become great saints.also in the Bible, look at the stories of david, rahab, mary ma…
  • ahh, ok, thanks.i just could not find anything recent about him.i had the pleasure of hearing anba boulis speak at our church recently :)
  • if anyone of you wants to send me a personal message with your email on, i can send u a list of the saints whose writings are recommended reading for the (oriental) orthodox church.i compiled it from a book by abouna tadros malaty and added a tiny 1…
  • may God rest the martyrs and comfort their friends.may we all have their courage and keep praying.
  • so, is he still alive?