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by Lucian Hodoboc
Tue 1 January 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: Happy New Year, 2019!
Replies: 0
Views: 1346

Happy New Year, 2019!

May the New Year bring you health, happiness, faith and God's blessings in your life! Happy New Year! :D
by Lucian Hodoboc
Tue 1 January 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 2071

Re: Merry Christmas

Maria wrote:Image

I don't get it. What's the Grotta Santa Marta?
by Lucian Hodoboc
Tue 25 December 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Sacred Scripture
Topic: Are the Orthodox allowed to have patron saints?
Replies: 5
Views: 10217

Re: Are the Orthodox allowed to have patron saints?

Maria wrote:so he was received as Xenios.


What does "received as Xenios" mean? :?
by Lucian Hodoboc
Tue 25 December 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Issues
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 2071

Merry Christmas

I hope you all have a blessed and merry Christmas and wonderful winter holidays (New Year's etc.)! God bless us every one! :)
by Lucian Hodoboc
Tue 25 December 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Religious, Moral, and Ethical Topics
Topic: Is wanting to believe while having doubts a sign of divine grace?
Replies: 4
Views: 10620

Re: Is wanting to believe while having doubts a sign of divine grace?

God permits us to harden our hearts, but he does not desire any man to harden his heart against God and against God's truth. If God permits us to harden our hearts, how does Orthodoxy explain the experience felt by those whose heart remain hardened despite the fact that they diligently seek God for...
by Lucian Hodoboc
Tue 25 December 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Sacred Scripture
Topic: Are the Orthodox allowed to have patron saints?
Replies: 5
Views: 10217

Re: Are the Orthodox allowed to have patron saints?

That is quite interesting. :o Is there a particular way in which an Orthodox Christian should choose their patron saint? Is resonating with said saint's life story a good enough reason to choose them as our patron saint?
by Lucian Hodoboc
Tue 25 December 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Inquiring into Orthodoxy
Topic: Celibate priests being allowed to marry after ordination?
Replies: 8
Views: 7729

Re: Celibate priests being allowed to marry after ordination?

d9popov wrote:Again, why is this relevant?

I'm doing research for a literary work I'm currently outlining. Thank you for the information you provided. Feel free to tell me more. It is really helpful. :)

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