20370Re: [orthodox-synod] Re: Innovations in the para-synagog of OCA
- Jun 7 8:28 AMIs Fr.Stefan defending the paintings or the OCA?
--- Archpriest Stefan Pavlenko <StefanVPavlenko@...>
> Is it not true that "one finds wall paintings (ON MOUNT ATHOS!)glorified saints and "merely" ethicize that these people had
> of ancient philosophers such as Socrates and Plato (out right
> Pagans!) at some monasteries, such as Vatopedi,..."
> The pictures, all be it in iconographic style, have no
> halo/nimbus thereby qualifying them as outside of the family of
>>>ASPECTS<<< of their life, character or writings that is worthyof note for the Orthodox Christian.
> Archpriest Stefan Pavlenko
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, michael nikitin
> <nikitinmike@...> wrote:
> > Fr. Basil, we already are involved with OCA? In California,
> > Vl.Kirill sent a Ukase for everyone in his Diocese to
> > concelebrate with the OCA. If the bishop comes to your Church
> > brings clergy from the OCA, Fr. Basil will have no choice but
> > serve with clergy from OCA or leave. You are done, Fr. Basil.
> > Fr. Valery Luckianov also has to commemorate Patr. Alexey II
> > Metr. Laurus serves in his parish. But what's the difference
> > whether one commemorates the Patr. or commemorates Metr.
> > They are both one now. Fr. Valery does not want to loose the
> > church which he built with beautiful ikonostas and icons.
> > Michael N
> > --- "Fr. Basil Grisel" <batushka@...> wrote:
> > > The frescos were completed in the last FIVE YEARS, please
> > > explain that. Theresa of Calcutta wasn't dead more than
> > > years ago.It has not been a Franciscan monastery for oh,
> > > say almost 20 years.
> > >
> > > This is just a sampling of the bizarre things that are
> > > in the OCA.,,,,and some people think this is normal
> > > and we should be more involved with them.
> > >
> > > Fr. Basil
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