I was born in January 1922 in the town of Barlad, from Orthodox Romanian people to nation. I attended primary school and high school in the city of Barlad, then the Academy of High Economic Studies in Bucharest. I was arrested on May 16, 1948, and sentenced me to 15 years of hard labor, then …

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Feast of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-giving Cross of the church year represents a key point, which they are linked, as the feast of the Resurrection of Christ, more liturgical celebrations and ordinances. The importance of the Holy Cross, symbol of Sacrifice Saviour Church, his Bride, was highlighted from the time the Apostles …

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The cross, the sacrificial altar of the Savior The cross is the most important sign and symbol of Christianity, with a special spiritual significance. Thus, the union of the two lines (horizontal-earth, vertical-sky) signifies the restoration of man’s connection with God. For God so loved the world that His Only-begotten Son gave Him who believed …

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September 1 marks the beginning of the new church year in the Orthodox Church. According to the Jewish tradition, it is now considered that God began the work of creating the world, and at that time the Savior Jesus Christ entered the synagogue, where he read the text of Isaiah’s prophecy, chapter 61, 1-2, sealing …

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La sfarsitul anului bisericesc, pe 29 august, Biserica Ortodoxa praznuieste ‘Taierea capului Sfantului Ioan Botezatorul‘, zi de post. Sfantul Ioan Botezatorul este cunoscut in mod special pentru sfintenia vietii lui, pentru severitatea ascezei si ravna inflacarata dupa dreptate si dupa cele ceresti. A fost denumit de imnologii Bisericii ‘inger in trup’ sau ‘inger omenesc’. Sfantul …

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