100 Prostrations

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“Not turned-off cell phones in church – 100 prostrations”

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  1. Citizen

    @Tim- i think frmilan’s comment was tongue-in-cheek. we’ve all forgotten to turn off our phones at inopportune times.

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  3. Tim C.

    “This reminds me of a time serving with a bishop.
    The cell phone rings. He becomes upset with the clergy for not turning off their phones.
    We all check, they are all off.
    Oh no! Its the bishop’s cell that is ringing in his pocket.
    Never mind all is well.”

    If a bishop is holding others to a standard to which he does not hold himself, something is radically wrong. This reminds me of our Lord’s statement regarding the Pharisees who hold others to standards they won’t bother with themselves. Your seeming to give the bishop a cheerful, mindless, supposedly virtuous pass when he obviously doesn’t give a pass to others is disturbing.

  4. I am sooo stealing this.

    In ICXC
    John

  5. When I attend church services, I usually leave my cell phone in the car, because I do not want to be embarrassed, as a result of ringing during the services.

  6. There are exceptions to the rules, right?

  7. frmilan

    This reminds me of a time serving with a bishop.

    The cell phone rings. He becomes upset with the clergy for not turning off their phones.

    We all check, they are all off.

    Oh no! Its the bishop’s cell that is ringing in his pocket.

    Never mind all is well.

  8. Isaac C.

    Not-turned-off cell phones that go off during particularly solemn moments of the Divine Liturgy– 10 days of 100 prostrations each and xerophagy.

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