There are in fact Nativity, Theophany and Pascha/Easter visits
appointed for clergy to visit parish members, it is almost
immpossible to visit all the people everytime. Most priest will then
vist one set of fathful at one or another of the feast times and then
rotate year by year to hit all. Some close friends or "founders" get
a visit more often!
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, Joachim Wertz <wertz@p...>
> I recall reading a discussion about this on the Serbian
> some time ago. Apparently a paschal house blessing is done in parts
> Serbia. However it seems to have actually replaced the the Theophany
> blessing in some areas. Probably because it was easier for the
> visit remote homes in the spring than in the middle of winter.
> In Christ,
> Joachim wertz
> From: Hristofor <hristofor@m...>
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 09:53:22 -0500
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [orthodox-synod] Church-life in pre-1917 Russia
> Theodora Wright wrote:
> >Forgive but I am confused. We have our home blessed like this
> >year....Fr. comes all the way up here with Matushka and others to
> >He blesses all the homes in our Parish. I thought this common.
> >Theodora in the mountains
> Fr john was speaking of a pascal house blessing, in addition to the
> Theophany blessing.
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