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I took your email address off of this page so that you don't get spam -- anytime an email is publically posted, you WILL be spammed. Every user who has provided their email at signup has an "Email this User" link on the sidebar next to their user page -- this is a way for people to contact you directly. Notifications are also sent when someone leaves a note on your user page (acc. to your "Preferences" settings). Hope that helps, and welcome aboard! — FrJohn (talk)
No problem for the spam but thank you! --Marzata 13:41, January 7, 2006 (CST)
You can add saints by going to the page for the date, for example January 7. This will show up automatically on the front page when it's time comes due. Please note that right now, OrthodoxWiki is using the dates for the Revised Julian (NEW) Calendar, and some adjustment may be required. Please also check to see if there is variation in the celebration in the different local traditions. If there is, please note anything interesting on the discussion page attached to the date. Thanks for your help! I'm glad to see some Bulgarian contributions here!
Thank you but I meant to create on the front page a category for Bulgarian saints. How to? --Marzata 19:16, January 7, 2006 (CST)
- Currently I don't know that we have any pages of Bulgarian saints. If you would like to start a page for one, please, go ahead! (See Help:How to create a new page or ask a sysop if you need help.) Add [[Category:Bulgarian Saints]] at the end of the article, and once we have a couple of those pages, we can add a link to the category to the main page. —magda (talk) 19:49, January 7, 2006 (CST)
False FrJohn Account
Sorry but a spammer created an account to place false information by a false Fr John on peoples pages. I am sorry if the messages offended you but I am sure the real Father John would prefer to have you here.--Patriarchanthony 01:26, January 8, 2006 (CST)