16188Re: new to canada in need of Rocor church
- Mar 9, 2006I am here in Canada - Toronto - but there is no ROCOR church close
to Thundetr Bay, unfortunately. It is a beautiful location but not
close to anything!
I just looked it up in mapquest and the distance to Winnipeg, MB is
440 mi., and to Minneapolis, MN is about 350. I am in Toronto, about
975 mi away!
But wherever they wish to go to a ROCOR parish in Canada, let me
know, and I can help arrange a place to stay - and, I hope, a warm
--- In email@example.com, Gilbert Gamboa <text164@...>
>northwest coast of lake superior and are in need of the closest
> I have a friend couple who just moved to Thunder Bay Canada-
Rocor church, does anyone know canada that can direct us to the
closest Rocor Church
>May 6 -14.
> Protopriest David Moser <moserd@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, morechoff@ wrote:
> > A couple of question on the All-Diaspora Council to be held in
> >about will be on the website www.sobor2006.com but right now that
> I can't answer all the questions - but I will share what I know:
> First, I guessing that a lot of the information you are asking
website is still under construction.
> > 1. Is there a list of participants that is available and can be
>been published. The names of the delegates chosen by each of the
> I assume there is a complete list somewhere but afaik it hasn't
various dioceses have been published in various reports, but not a
single list all in one place.
>voices of the poeple. They were all present every day at the all
> > 2. Will all the Bishops be attending from day 1 (May 6th)?
> One would assume since this is an opportunity them to hear the
diaspora clergy conference in Nyack.
>selected by the dioceses participating by presenting speeches/views?
> > 3. Is there an agenda available?
> The schedule will be posted on the website
> > 4. Are there members of the clergy/laity that are not the ones
>and will they be posted on the internet?
> yes, the speakers will not necessarily be elected delegates.
> > 5. Will there be daily announcements issued on the proceedings
> Don't know.
> > 6. Will the council be video taped? It will be a historical
>days? Why 9 days? Will it take all 9 days? What happens if on Day 1
> Don't know
> > 7. How will the meeting work? What will happen during the 9
a vote is taken and all are against working with MP? What will
happen day to day? Are there working documents that need to be
approved by the council? Will there be sub committees formed to
determine what the next step(s) will be? Will the council determine
a timeline for events that need to occur? For example, communion for
ROCOR members will be allowed in MP churches on Day X, on day Y
clergy of both churches can concelebrate, etc.
>and end with liturgy. There will be presentations regarding the
> 9 days to encompass 2 weekends so that we can begin with liturgy
situation with the MP for the first half of the conference with some
kind of a resolution made by the delegates at the end of that
period. The last part of the conference will be dedicated to
presentations and discussions regarding the future direction of our
Church in other matters such as youth, missions, etc.
> > 8. Will the Moscow Patriarchate members of the commision
>other than the invited observer from the Serbian Church who will be
> No one other than ROCOR members will be present at the meetings
present but will not participate.
>are not binding from what I understand. It is ultimately up to the
> > 9. Is the Synod meeting right after the council?
> > Is the decision a simple majority rules? The councils decisions
Synod to decide.
>are correct in that the resolutions of the assembly are
> I don't know that rules of procedure will be proposed, however you
recommendations to the hierarchal sobor, but that any decisions are
up to the Hierarchal Sobor (not the Synod) itself
>orthodox church Sect of judaism
> Sobor = gathering of all the bishops
> Synod = the "executive committee" of the Sobor
> Protopriest David Moser
> St Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church (ROCOR)
> Boise, ID
> email: moserd@...
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