RTOC: Who are they? What is their history?

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Re: RTOC: Who are they? What is their history?

Postby Barbara » Thu 27 June 2013 3:05 am

I am clapping at hearing the good news. Figuratively clapping, that is.

Great picture and the website looks impressive, considering their remoteness.

I like the picture of St Amvrosy, same one I have, and the exact same Axion Estin Icon that i JUST
couple hours ago pulled out the place I had been keeping it safe so the glass would not break.
The Icon's day was just a couple of days ago, so I was trying to find it.
It makes me feel at home to see these familiar Icons at that site.

Thanks, Antonios, for providing that link to the lazy looker-uppers like me !

The portraits adorning the right margin are excellent. Altogether, well done.

I am so pleased they came over.
May their parish succeed and multiply into many more in the years to come !

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Postby Priest Antonios » Thu 27 June 2013 3:09 am

Barbara wrote:Thanks, Antonios, for providing that link to the lazy looker-uppers like me !


No problem Barbara. And it's often hard to find things in other languages when you don't speak them. So, it's not being lazy ;)

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Re: RTOC: Who are they? What is their history?

Postby Priest Siluan » Thu 27 June 2013 1:34 pm

In addition, it is good to say that Fr. Daniel is a very educated in theology, patristic etc. and a very strict monk.

PD: He wrote this article some month ago, it have to do with one of the causes why he left the Agafangel gruop.

viewtopic.php?f=30&p=52428#p52428

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Re: RTOC: Who are they? What is their history?

Postby MariaA » Mon 1 July 2013 11:40 pm

I am merely an inquirer who is trying to navigate between non-canonical, canonical, formerly canonical, etc. jurisdictions of the Eastern Orthodox. I was baptized Roman Catholic but left with the changes after Vatican 2. I just left the protestant world. Recently, I visited a Western-Rite Orthodox church that was meeting in an Eastern-Rite Catholic parish. I know, makes your brain hurt. The priest said he was RTOC. The liturgy was St. Tikhon's. They prayed for Pope Benedict (this was before he retired). Was this RTOC different than the one you are referring to here?

As an inquirer, who has taken over a year of catechesis in Eastern Orthodoxy and probably a ways to go still, if the parish (or jurisdiction) I am in becomes uncanonical, what happens to me? There seems to be a lot of politics involved. I would have loved to remain Roman Catholic, my belief in God hasnt changed, the church did. How many times do I have to be rebaptized, recatechized to be acceptable to God according to men on this earth. Just being honestly afraid of committing to any jurisdiction not knowing which is THE True Church.

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Re: RTOC: Who are they? What is their history?

Postby Priest Siluan » Mon 1 July 2013 11:49 pm

Yes, it is not the same RTOC, the RTOC under Archbishop Tikhon has not any so called "Western Rite" parish in USA (or in any place in the world).

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Re: RTOC: Who are they? What is their history?

Postby Maria » Tue 2 July 2013 4:59 pm

Priest Siluan wrote:Yes, it is not the same RTOC, the RTOC under Archbishop Tikhon has not any so called "Western Rite" parish in USA (or in any place in the world).


In order to help inquirers like MariaA discern the truth, I did a Google search of RTOC - Western Rite Orthodox Christians. This is the website that I obtained: http://www.theorthodox.org/bishop.htm

This website has the heading: RTOC-AdNA, and their leading hierarch is Metropolitan ALEXY, Archbishop of Minneapolis and Chicago. Who is he?

Reading this website gives the impression that they are against ecumenism and Sergianism.

Obviously, this Western Rite RTOC (RTOC-AdNA Western Rite) is not under Archbishop Tikhon, and neither is it the same RTOC as presented in the OP (Opening Post) of this thread.
Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me a sinner.

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Postby Grecia » Tue 2 July 2013 10:04 pm

Could someone post the excellent Tradition Orthodox Books list that has "Against False Union" and other great reading that is somewhere in this forum ? I saw it a few weeks ago, but can't find it now. I am hoping this could help Maria A. Greetings all.....my first post. Grecia


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