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Female Altar Servers??

LizaSymonenko

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isxodnik said:
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all questions is rhetorical , I understand that the woman, fly offn the handle, can not be persuade/agitate by reasonable arguments.
This is offensive to all the females made in God's image... including the Mother of God.

Therefore, either you argue your point against female altar servers with valid arguments, and not emotional outbursts, or you will get an official warning.  Understood?
 

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biro said:
I suspect Isxodnik is about 13.
Is he also a Russian troll bot, or an employee of Putin himself?
 

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Eamonomae said:
biro said:
I suspect Isxodnik is about 13.
Is he also a Russian troll bot, or an employee of Putin himself?
What would Putin gain by making Russia and Russian Orthodoxy look bad?  ;)
 

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LizaSymonenko said:
This is offensive to all the females made in God's image... including the Mother of God.

Therefore, either you argue your point against female altar servers with valid arguments, and not emotional outbursts, or you will get an official warning.  Understood?
Good morning, country! I will answer you that so you understand: сало уронили!
 

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Do you think the ban button made you great and terrible as Goodwin? You were given it to maintain order, and you inflate the extinguished conflict. You know how treat provocateurs?
 

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isxodnik said:
LizaSymonenko said:
This is offensive to all the females made in God's image... including the Mother of God.

Therefore, either you argue your point against female altar servers with valid arguments, and not emotional outbursts, or you will get an official warning.  Understood?
Good morning, country! I will answer you that so you understand: сало уронили!
isxodnik said:
Do you think the ban button made you great and terrible as Goodwin? You were given it to maintain order, and you inflate the extinguished conflict. You know how treat provocateurs?
isxodnik,

It seems you couldn't help yourself, so I will.  For publicly challenging moderation after being warned, posting in a foreign language without providing a translation, ad hominem attacks against another poster, politics in the public fora, and posting polemic in a non-polemical section, I am imposing a warning of one hundred (100) points. 

If you would like to appeal this decision, feel free to PM Dominika, the global moderator who oversees my activity. 

Mor Ephrem, section moderator
 

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Not necesarrily altar, but defintiely liturgical... Greek Catholics from Eparchy of Krizevci (Croatia)
 

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I like the traditional dress blouse.
 

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What are they carrying in their left hands?
 

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What are those for?
Liturgical splendour; enhanced solemnity for a feast day.

Original usage is debated. Possibly they were once used as portable reliquaries; another postulated function was their use as incense boxes (censing can take a long time and be a long trek in a great cathedral or monastery with many side chapels and shrines to visit and to cense - take, for example, the Basilica of the Resurrection in Jerusalem).

Another thought is that they were once boxes for the collection of alms - one of the primary reasons the diaconate was created in the first place.
 

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Sofia, Bulgaria - Liturgy on 1st January on Circumision and st. Basil, that I had the God's bless to attend with my boyfriend.







 

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Not necesarrily altar, but defintiely liturgical... Greek Catholics from Eparchy of Krizevci (Croatia)
Vladimir Al- Masih,
is this you on the right?
 

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I'm not used to it outside of monasteries of course. The photos from Bulgaria are also peculiar to me. I'm not in a position to judge though since I'm not the ruling bishop, and it's above my pay-grade. Τhe trapeza at Ormylia, Holy Monastery of the Annunciation:
 
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I'm not used to it outside of monasteries of course. The photos from Bulgaria are also peculiar to me. I'm not in a position to judge though since I'm not the ruling bishop, and it's above my pay-grade. Τhe trapeza at Ormylia, Holy Monastery of the Annunciation:
What is happening here?
 
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