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by Jean-Serge
Wed 13 April 2005 5:15 pm
Forum: True Orthodox Christian Churches
Topic: Can anyone give me advise?
Replies: 21
Views: 4807

A great problem

Hello Nikodem, This is indeed a great problem!!! I had the same in France when I realized I could not stay in my russian parish belonging to the Ecumenical patriarchate. I was anti-ecumenist, anti-modernist and opposed to new calendar which is a mistake... That is true that these moment are not easy...
by Jean-Serge
Mon 11 April 2005 4:10 pm
Forum: World Orthodox, Name-Worshiping, and Vagante Jurisdictions
Topic: Met. Herman of OCA Condolences to Vatican
Replies: 8
Views: 2596

Apostasy

priestmark, And he explained that those who are apostasized from the true faith, must come back in repentence. And we can pray for them when they are alive, but not when they have died. Strictly speaking, an apostate is someone who abandons the Orthodox faith... Most heterodox are not apostate sinc...
by Jean-Serge
Mon 11 April 2005 4:06 pm
Forum: True Orthodox Christian Churches
Topic: Can anyone give me advise?
Replies: 21
Views: 4807

An advice

I had also these problems in France (as a cathecumen) : ROCOR-L, ROCOR-V, Serbian church, Moscow... I prayed a lot... This the good thing to do, and the answer will come.
by Jean-Serge
Tue 5 April 2005 7:18 pm
Forum: Liturgics and Mysteries
Topic: Pious Traditional Fasting and Communion Guidelines
Replies: 13
Views: 8798

Fish during the Great lent

Hello I always thought fish during Great Lent was allowed only for Annonciation and the Sunday Palms.Some people includes also Lazarus' resurection... However, asking with a Georgian priest (who is not modernist), I was told this was a monastic rule only that spread to the lay people in the Russian ...