RE: [orthodox-synod] common prayer
- Baref dzes, dear Father John,
> I have studied the Armenian language and service books to somePatriarch-Catholicos Garegin and some other Armenian spiritual authorities
> extent--am no expert--but have seen nothing faintly resembling a "Moleben"
> such as we are accustomed to.
graduated Moscow Patriarchate seminary in Zagorsk, so they know how to serve
> However, a reference several years ago to Patriarch Alexy IIIt was not "a" reference, but it was a number of loud common prayers.
> having "joined in a Moleben"
There is an MP parish in Yereven, Khankavan, with a very good rector, Father
Vladimir. You can discuss it with them. Although they count ROCA to be a
schizm, they will probably tell you some interesting details.
- On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, Olga Mitrenina wrote:
> Baref dzes, dear Father John,There, you see--I would have said "Parev tsez". But I started
with the Western Armenian.
Fr. John R. Shaw