Re: Chrismation [was: A triple baptism]
- Paul Bartlett wrote:
> Although I cannot now provide a particular reference, I seem toJRS: Unfortunately one never knows what to expect nowadays, but, according to the accepted
> remember reading that apostates who return to the Church are
> chrismated. More specifically to the point, an OCA priest told me
> explicitly that I would have to be chrismated (again) in order to
> return to the Church. What the ROCOR discipline is in such a matter
> I don't know.
rules, if you returned to the Church, and had been Orthodox before, you would not be
chrismated, but received by confession and repudiation of errors.
Some years ago, with the blessing of Vl. Alypy, I had occasion to receive back into the
Orthodox Church a young man who had apostasized to Mormonism, and been a Mormon for
Fr. John R. Shaw