French seminary trains for Orthodox resurgence

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EPINAY-SOUS-SENART, France (RNS) Inside a plain stone building that was once a Catholic convent in the center of town, a dozen black-robed seminarians struggle over French theological phrases. The nuns are long gone, their Catholic crucifixes replaced by Russian icons and incense that form the trappings of a bold experiment: the Russian Orthodox Church’s first […]

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    Ultimate Church unity and world peace will come through the action of the Holy Spirit when we UNIFY THE DATES OF EASTER without compromising belief or structure. Jesus has been asking the Church for more than 2 decades to take this easy first step towards real unity.
    “If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.” (Mark 3:24)

    “will I, brother, one more season go through the pain I have been going through year after year? or will you give Me rest this time? am I going to drink one more season the Cup of your division? or will you rest My Body and unify, for My sake, the Feast of Easter?In unifying the date of Easter, you will alleviate My pain, brother, and you will rejoice in Me and I in you; and I will have the sight of many restored;” (Oct 14, 1991 TLIG)


    Dialogues, rationalism and intellectualism will not bring about unity. Unity begins not with a signed treaty, but in the heart. All is possible with God and prayer is our contact with Him. Let us pray for the grace to truly repent, for the fruit of repentance is humility and love.

    We need to allow the Holy Spirit to invade our minds and hearts so that He is able to direct us towards complete unity and peace. Until we UNIFY THE DATES OF EASTER, we hinder the Holy Spirit’s action to come upon us in full force to give us the next step to take. We must UNIFY THE DATES OF EASTER first.

    “I appeal to you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree and that there be no dissensions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.” (1 Cor 1:10 RSV)

    Let us ask for the grace of the Holy Spirit to UNIFY THE DATES OF EASTER and begin by taking a small step in signing the petition at