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[[Image:Thefamily10-05.jpg|frame|right|This picture of my family was taken this past October at my parish in Chicago. My wife's head isn't usually so white - that is just an effect of the lighting!]]
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[[Image:Serving.jpg|thumb|right|C'est moi]][[Image:Mailbox.jpg|thumb|right|C'est ma femme]][[Image:Girls.jpg|thumb|right|Ce sont mes filles]]
'''I am the founding Sysop of OrthodoxWiki.org.''' You can contact me by leaving a message on my [http://www.orthodoxwiki.org/User_talk:FrJohn discussion page], or clicking the [http://www.orthodoxwiki.org/index.php?title=Special:Emailuser&target=FrJohn E-mail this user] link in the "toolbox" on the sidebar. I can also be reached directly by email at ''info at OrthodoxWiki dot org''.
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'''I am the founding Sysop of OrthodoxWiki.''' You can contact me by leaving a message on my [http://www.orthodoxwiki.org/User_talk:FrJohn discussion page], or clicking the [http://www.orthodoxwiki.org/index.php?title=Special:Emailuser&target=FrJohn E-mail this user] link in the "toolbox" on the sidebar. I can also be reached directly by email at ''info'' at this domain name.  
 
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==Page Links==
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* [[OrthodoxWiki:Mediation]] - The OrthodoxWiki mediation policy for wiki disputes.
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We have a great team of moderators on OrthodoxWiki. However, if you have serious concerns about an article and need a quick response, I'd encourage you to let me know directly. I'm not omniscient.
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==About Me==
 
==About Me==
I am a [[priest]] in the [[Orthodox Church in America]] and a Ph.D. student at the [[Wikipedia:University_of_chicago|University of Chicago]]. My "business card" website is [http://home.uchicago.edu/~jas/ here].
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I am a [[priest]] in the [[Orthodox Church in America]] and rector of [http://www.stjuvenaly.org St. Juvenaly Orthodox Mission] in Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i.
 
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Some of the other sites I'm responsible for include:
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*[http://www.xcthesavior.org Christ the Savior Orthodox Church]
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*[http://ocf.uchicago.edu Three Hierarchs OCF at The University of Chicago]
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*[http://prolife.uchicago.edu The University of Chicago Pro-life Association]
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*[http://midwestdiocese.org Diocese of the Midwest] of the Orthodox Church in America
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*[http://orthodoxblogs.com Orthodoxblogs - Aggregation in Praxis]
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*[http://ocaconnect.org OCAConnect - An unofficial intranet for clergy and faithful of the Orthodox Church in America]
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See also my Wikipedia User page: [[Wikipedia:User:Jschroe]].
 
See also my Wikipedia User page: [[Wikipedia:User:Jschroe]].
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My contributions to OrthodoxWiki can largely be described as "[[meta:Metapedianism|metapedian]]" - that is, I spend most of my time here worrying about the structure and community of OrthodoxWiki rather than writing articles. That's the way it is for now, maybe that will change someday!
  
 
==Ryokan #1031==
 
==Ryokan #1031==
'''If these sleeves<br>
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|''Sumizome no<br>
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''waga koromode no  <br>
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''yuta naraba<br>
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''ukiyo no tami wo    &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<br>
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''owamashi mono wo''   
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|'''If these sleeves<br>
 
'''of my black robe<br>
 
'''of my black robe<br>
 
'''were only wider<br>
 
'''were only wider<br>
 
'''I’d shelter all the people<br>
 
'''I’d shelter all the people<br>
 
'''in this up-and-down world'''
 
'''in this up-and-down world'''
 
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''Sumizome no<br>
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''waga koromode no<br>
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''yuta naraba<br>
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''ukiyo no tami wo<br>
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''owamashi mono wo''
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'''From''' ''Ryokan: Zen Monk Poet of Japan''''', trans. Burton Watson, p. 50'''
 
'''From''' ''Ryokan: Zen Monk Poet of Japan''''', trans. Burton Watson, p. 50'''
  
 
==A Few Quotes==
 
==A Few Quotes==
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*"It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness." - Common proverb
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*"Be kind to everyone you meet, because everyone is engaged in a mortal battle." ''The Sayings of the Desert Fathers''
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*"Repentance is the daughter of hope and the renunciation of despair." - [[Ladder of Divine Ascent|The Ladder]] 5:1
 
*"Repentance is the daughter of hope and the renunciation of despair." - [[Ladder of Divine Ascent|The Ladder]] 5:1
  
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==Subpages==
 
==Subpages==
 
*[[/Wiki to-do]] - My personal wiki to-do list
 
*[[/Wiki to-do]] - My personal wiki to-do list
*[[/articles]] - links to articles, some by me and many by others
 
 
*[[/quotes]] - more quotes
 
*[[/quotes]] - more quotes
 
*[[/thoughts on writing]] - from various sources
 
*[[/thoughts on writing]] - from various sources
 
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*[[/sig]] - used for signatures to make my talk page more accessible (Did you know you can include any page on the wiki like as template?)
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:18, November 16, 2011

C'est moi
C'est ma femme
Ce sont mes filles

I am the founding Sysop of OrthodoxWiki. You can contact me by leaving a message on my discussion page, or clicking the E-mail this user link in the "toolbox" on the sidebar. I can also be reached directly by email at info at this domain name.

We have a great team of moderators on OrthodoxWiki. However, if you have serious concerns about an article and need a quick response, I'd encourage you to let me know directly. I'm not omniscient.

About Me

I am a priest in the Orthodox Church in America and rector of St. Juvenaly Orthodox Mission in Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i.

See also my Wikipedia User page: Wikipedia:User:Jschroe.

My contributions to OrthodoxWiki can largely be described as "metapedian" - that is, I spend most of my time here worrying about the structure and community of OrthodoxWiki rather than writing articles. That's the way it is for now, maybe that will change someday!

Ryokan #1031

Sumizome no

waga koromode no
yuta naraba
ukiyo no tami wo          
owamashi mono wo

If these sleeves

of my black robe
were only wider
I’d shelter all the people
in this up-and-down world

From Ryokan: Zen Monk Poet of Japan, trans. Burton Watson, p. 50

A Few Quotes

  • "It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness." - Common proverb
  • "Be kind to everyone you meet, because everyone is engaged in a mortal battle." The Sayings of the Desert Fathers
  • "Repentance is the daughter of hope and the renunciation of despair." - The Ladder 5:1
  • "Orthodoxy is summoned to witness. Now more than ever the Christian West stands before divergent prospects, a living question addressed also to the Orthodox world… The ‘old polemical theology’ has long ago lost its inner connection with any reality. Such theology was an academic discipline, and was always elaborated according to the same western ‘textbooks.’ A historiosophical exegesis of the western religious tragedy must become the new ‘polemical theology.’ But this tragedy must be reendured and relived, precisely as one’s own, and its potential catharsis must be demonstrated in the fullness of the experience of the Church and patristic tradition. In this newly sought Orthodox synthesis, the centuries-old experience of the Catholic West must be studied and diagnosed by Orthodox theology with greater care and sympathy than has been the case up to now… The Orthodox theologian must also offer his own testimony to this world — a testimony arising from the inner memory of the Church — and resolve the question with his historical findings." - Georges Florovsky, Ways of Russian Theology II, pp. 302-304

Subpages

  • /Wiki to-do - My personal wiki to-do list
  • /quotes - more quotes
  • /thoughts on writing - from various sources
  • /sig - used for signatures to make my talk page more accessible (Did you know you can include any page on the wiki like as template?)


I hereby reissue all of my edits before November 22, 2005, under both the GNU Free Documentation License as well as the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license (version 2.5 or later), unless explicitly noted otherwise, in conformity with the revised OrthodoxWiki default copyright policy.
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