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Unanswered Questions

St.Chrysostomos' homily on the Finding of the Cross

Can this homily be found on the internet in the original language or a translation in english or latin ? I did not find it. Thanks - Pat


I am an American Roman Catholic, and I recently visited the Balkans. I attended a Greek divine liturgy in Athens. As a Catholic, I am confused by the antidoron. I didn't understand the concept until I read the article here, but I am still confused by the practice. Many people were taking the bread, eating it as they walked or placed it in their pocket. Some even threw pieces to the birds. As a Catholic, I was surprised. Is this common practice? Is feeding the pigeons with it acceptable? Also, should I have taken the antidoron as a Catholic. Although I did not receive communion, could I have under Greek doctrine? I am sorry for so many questions but I am very curious and this seems to be the best place to ask. If anyone is on IRC, I would love to discuss my observations. -- Psy guy 17:26, February 7, 2006 (CST)

Answered Questions

December 2005

I was wondering if anyone here might know the History of The Cathedral Church of The Holy Resurrection in the Bronx, New York.

My Jurisdiction knows the land was sold my Dimitray Propheta (Archbishop Walter Propheta's father) to Church of The Holy Resurrection, Inc. in 1930.

I would like to know what Jurisdiction this Church was affiliated with and who it was under when Archbishop Propheta became Dean of Priests there in 1958.

This will greatly assist me in the history of The American Orthodox Catholic Church, (Propheta) I am compiling.

Thank you.

Bishop Mark markp_13601 at yahoo dot com

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I hope this gets posted. I am searching for anyone who may have information as to whether or not Archbishop Walter Myron Propheta of The American Orthodox Catholic Church was ever consecrated as Hierarch by Archbishop Bodhan Schpylka of The Ukranian Orthodox Church.

Thanks for your help. - Bishop Mark, markp_13601 at yahoo dot com

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