On the separation of sexes at church

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Re: On the separation of sexes at church

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RaphaCam wrote:I believe my parish (in the Polish Orthodox Church) used to do that, it became obsolete, but men and women still split when going to communion, or cross veneration and antidoron. I heard the local Old Calendarist parish still does it, though, but, on the other hand, their women are unveiled.
What jurisdiction is the church under?
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Re: On the separation of sexes at church

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Many monasteries even of the world orthodox groups maintain separation of the sexes.
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Re: On the separation of sexes at church

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Justice wrote:
RaphaCam wrote:I believe my parish (in the Polish Orthodox Church) used to do that, it became obsolete, but men and women still split when going to communion, or cross veneration and antidoron. I heard the local Old Calendarist parish still does it, though, but, on the other hand, their women are unveiled.
What jurisdiction is the church under?
Never found out, but I'm sure it's either in a very small jurisdiction or with a vagante bishop.
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