Sorry for the confusion with the web site !!! If you explore this site of St. Marks DC. it has all sorts in there - I especially enjoy the live broadcasts of services etc and they have a vast store of sermons online :)
Also ver recent …
where r u based at? Cause I know St Marks DC organise these trips quiert often from what i see . check their website i think its www.stmarksdc.org
They also have a huge range of sermons on there and actually have live video /audio link . I have ju…
Hope ye can understand my point here!!!
As I see it - He died in his Human form for our Salvation but as His divinity was there before all ages ( Simeon came to the Temple by way of the spirit to see the Saviour of the world) so the…
My dear Friends,
Don't take any notice of me... I am learning all of this myself.. Being Irish St. Patrick and the Shamrock were all the explanation we got as to the Holy Trinity. One leaf - 3 parts - one ---
Wasn't this the one thing we had …
Hi. Try using the symbol of the Shamnrock !! which St. Patrick used to explain the Holy Trinity to the Irish!!!
One leaf but 3 sections!!! but yet one. A very brief description !!!
Hi - Your experience in the French R.C Church must be a " French thing" !!!!! At least in Ireland it does not happen - no Blood is offered ever.
Another reason to become Orthodox - don't u agree?
OOOh Yes - Lay "Ministers" give out Holy Communion!! and the congregation have the choice to take it direct on their tongue or actually in their hand for themselves to put it in their mouth. In fact my Mother gives out Holy Communion in Churc…
Just as a point In the Catholic Church thre only time I ever saw anyone ( other than the Priest)partaking of the Blood of Christ was the Bride and Groom on their wedding day!!!
I was 20 odd years a Catholic and Never had the Blood …
correct me if im wrong but with Adam and Eve they had no concept of being ashamed etc before the Fall. from then on though God made them aware of their own inequalities - hence the shame and need to be decent!!!!
Just a thought
A complex question !! But think of my situation -- I love the Coptic Church and what it has to Share with us -- Yet I neither understand Arabic - let alone Coptic -- Can we not ensure that people like me are not alienated from all the …
Thanks for the words of encouragment - but let me tell U this lady u referred to is a very lucky lady as she found a sympathetic Father.
I was told in No uncertain terms " to try the Roman Catholic Church" by the Priest I was speaking to :(
My dear friends
Another twist in the tale------- What happens in this case? A Muslim married couple - The woman wishes to convert to C.O. - The Church will not accept her as long as she is married to her muslim husband. So in a way the Church d…
When U get into a situation in life when u are wanting /needing Christ He is there. Think of the people in the world that are not at liberty to express their religous views ( Which I know first hand)
God Bless U
Now i am even more at a loss than u guys -- who can provide me with the english text for this ?? It sounds very inspirational and would love to know what is being said here. Thanks guys & Gals.
According to the tasbeha calendar - it begins Feb 27th - as Easter Sun April 23. Hope this helps and as for the other questions I am sorry - I would also appreciate some help on that !!
Im lost where did we go from Baptism to Depression??
And with regards Baptism - Ok figure this one out plz. Baptised into Roman Catholic Church - Converted to Islam - now what happens - does the Original Baptism still stand? - For the…
I hav begun to read an article which began with some views on this - www.orthodoxpress.org/parish/river_of_fire It certainly grabbed my attention!!!!
Wishin all a very happy new year by the way!!! Its been a while since i been in touch
Yes Mar Thank you. Yeah its about my decision to return to Christianity and even more so to your Orthodox Church. Others cannot understand my deep deep desire and wish to change my life and risk what will happen to me as a resdult.
During these past few weeks I have felt so much rejection etc- Not one of my friends have supported me in my decisions and plans. " Dont rock the boat" "You will regret if u tell ur husband etc " ( on my plans to come back to Jesus and …
The website www.agpeya.org has very good info on this . I have been looking all this up these past few days and yes it also says 39 for the lashes + one for the Stab and one for the crown of thorns.
I hope this helps.
My dear friends ,
I am indeed disheartened by this Safaa but im sure for every such person as u speak of, there are 100's whose heart and soul are true to the Church and God.
Every day I have to " bite my tongue " and keep quiet - It was all pu…
My dear friends, Thank u all for ur replies - but I am still confused?????
Let me start in making clear Im talking about the lets call them stand alone fasts of wed. ( no other fast coinciding with it - ok)
So when should I begin fasting and t…
Thank you , for explaining that . Yes i realise one is taking part in the Body and Blood of Jesus - but never thought of it from the view - to avoid spitting ( not that it would be a reg. habit) swimmi8ng etc. And how long should a person keep th…
My friends -
Take note that ye are dealing with a totally dumb person in these matters so - What are the rules involved after taking Holy Communion ?
Sorry but if I don't ask I wont know !! Thank you all.