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Came out of the closet over Thanksgiving Dinner

Told Heterodox family he is now Orthodox
 

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Sees someone deface St. Justin Popovich icon with purple text.

Applauds defacer for anti-ecumenistic message.
 

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Michał Kalina said:
NicholasMyra said:
Son wants pet scorpion for Christmas

Makes him an omelette instead
???
It's a Bible joke.

From St. Luke's Gospel, chapter 11:

"10 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.
11 If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent?
12 Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?"
 

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Michał Kalina said:
NicholasMyra said:
Son wants pet scorpion for Christmas

Makes him an omelette instead
???
If a son asks for bread from any father among you, will he give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent instead of a fish? Or if he asks for an egg, will he offer him a scorpion? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him! (Luke 11: 11-13)
 

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Praises Church Fathers
Never read Church Fathers

Thinks the Septuagint should be used exclusively
Only ever reads translations from the Masoretic.

Blames protestants for proof-texting scripture
Proof-texts Schaff's 39-volume series on the Church Fathers instead

Hates anything western
is more western than John Wayne.
 

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Is shocked that his posts on OrthodoxChristianity.net are timestamped using the Gregorian Calendar
Creates GenuineOrthodoxChristianity.net instead.
 

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Doesn't want another ecumenical council
because he hates ecumenism.

Roman Catholics are
protestants with funny vestments.
 

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Dislikes popular Orthodox blog, calls blogger's spiritual father accusing him of demonic influence.
 

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Maybe we should have a confused Eastern Catholic exploring Orthodoxy meme ;)
 

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OrthoNoob said:
choy said:
Maybe we should have a confused Eastern Catholic exploring Orthodoxy meme ;)
Raphael in Communion with Rome?
Sure.  But my self-depricating humor won't be self-depricating for long.  I don't feel right making fun at myself with a group I am no longer part of.
 

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choy said:
Maybe we should have a confused Eastern Catholic exploring Orthodoxy meme ;)
Well, this is kinda sorta along those lines:

http://www.quickmeme.com/meme/3s1nob/

(Byzantine Catholic Babushka - Go ahead - question her Orthodoxy!!)

Also just did another one related to another thread here: Byzantine Catholic Babushka: jacking Orthodox swag since 1054 A.D.!

 

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Thinking about it, I'm afraid that my comments may be me letting out my angst.  I was thinking along the lines of...

"In communion with Rome.  Questions Papal Infallibility and Supremacy."

"Grows a beard prior to ordination... by a clean shaven bishop."
 

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Wears sunglasses with his cassock, isn't told he looks like Neo.

Wears cassock out in public, isn't asked if he is Jewish.

Lady stares at him on the subway, finally asks "Are you Orthodox?"

Sits down at coffee hour, converts are intermingling with cradles.

Says "silent prayers" out loud, Bishop doesn't mind.

Dunno which is funniest.
 

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Cradle Christopher: Sees a dozen lit candles at church, snuffs them out to "prevent fire".

^ a little extreme, but its really upsetting (and others I know, including cradles feel this way) when people extinguish our candles before they are even half-burned because its either "too crowded" or it could "cause a fire". Thousand of Orthodox Churches burn these candles in candlestands or sand pits every Sunday and there isn't ever a fire. I've even seen them do it in sand pits which are surrounded with metal.
 

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88Devin12 said:
Cradle Christopher: Sees a dozen lit candles at church, snuffs them out to "prevent fire".

^ a little extreme, but its really upsetting (and others I know, including cradles feel this way) when people extinguish our candles before they are even half-burned because its either "too crowded" or it could "cause a fire". Thousand of Orthodox Churches burn these candles in candlestands or sand pits every Sunday and there isn't ever a fire. I've even seen them do it in sand pits which are surrounded with metal.
[bold added by moi!]

Then it's working, right?  ;D
 
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