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by Barbara
Thu 7 February 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: Cat stuck under heavy snow survives in freezing NW Montana
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Views: 166

Cat stuck under heavy snow survives in freezing NW Montana

An ‘essentially frozen and unresponsive’ cat was found buried under a mountain of snow on Thursday, Jan. 31. Fluffy, the cat, has since made a miraculous recovery. https://accuweather.brightspotcdn.com/dims4/default/af150b6/2147483647/resize/590x/quality/90/?url=http%3A%2F%2Faccuweather-bsp.s3.amazo...
by Barbara
Thu 7 February 2019 3:58 am
Forum: World Orthodox, Name-Worshiping, and Vagante Jurisdictions
Topic: Matrona of Moscow: Distraction from the REAL Saints
Replies: 22
Views: 19722

Re: Matrona of Moscow: Distraction from the REAL Saints

Back to the one I call "Sri Mata Matrona" [ see earlier pages of this thread ], I was dismayed to see that the Rocor-MP New Shamordino Convent in Kentlyn, Australia, harbors a so-called 'relic' of this pseudo-saint, alongside so many true Saints [ though Amphilochius of Pochaev is an MP '...
by Barbara
Wed 6 February 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Synaxarion Orthodoxia
Topic: St Feofil of the Kiev Caves
Replies: 23
Views: 29077

Re: St Feofil of the Kiev Caves

Back to our great Saint, here is an edifying story of how disobedience to the Starets lead to an unpleasant awakening from a narcissistic slumber in one of his supplicants. Note how the young woman doesn't even consider that St Feofil could warn her of difficulty ahead. But in her self-aggrandizing...
by Barbara
Wed 6 February 2019 4:11 am
Forum: World Orthodox, Name-Worshiping, and Vagante Jurisdictions
Topic: MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE = BIZARRE MISHMASH
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE = BIZARRE MISHMASH

Brilliant characterization of the striking contradictions in the MP's approach. So many good points.

But how do the Vatican and former Communists cooperate with the MP in the latter's unrelenting campaign to punish the TOC's ??
by Barbara
Mon 4 February 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Synaxarion Orthodoxia
Topic: Bishop Sava [Sarachevich] of Edmonton, Canada
Replies: 2
Views: 1334

Re: Bishop Sava [Sarachevich] of Edmonton, Canada

"His erudition, the gift of spiritual speech and zeal in his ministry made him an outstanding hierarch." Thus spoke Count George Alexandrovich Sheremetiev about his spiritual father at one phase of his life, Bishop Sava. With his family, Count George Alexandrovich had migrated from France ...
by Barbara
Mon 4 February 2019 1:07 am
Forum: World Orthodox, Name-Worshiping, and Vagante Jurisdictions
Topic: Beautiful Plaque for RoyalMartyrs' Centennial installed
Replies: 4
Views: 3095

Re: Beautiful Plaque for RoyalMartyrs' Centennial installed

Not sure what the current trend of realistic tatt... are - are they anything like THIS, OrthodoxinMichigan ?? That would be absolutely terrible if someone used this image that way ! It is an odd icon. I would not have posted it but for the [ Slavonic, I assumed ? ] writing on the side. That made me...
by Barbara
Sun 3 February 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Synaxarion Orthodoxia
Topic: St Feofil of the Kiev Caves
Replies: 23
Views: 29077

Re: St Feofil of the Kiev Caves

Yes, I do have lots more to post on St Feofil ! Referring back to an earlier post here : http://www.euphrosynoscafe.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=11907#p69285, interestingly, there is a fresco of Tsar Nicholas I [ provenance not yet identifiable ] which accompanied a very sympathetic account o...

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