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1. Oblations A solemn offering to God. Oblations refer to the elements of bread and wine. The celebrant presents the oblations (offerings) on his behalf and on behalf of all people, moreover for the sake o… 0.4 KB
2. Offering Or Offertory That which is offered or presented to God, whether alms or Eucharistic elements of bread (wheat or flour) and wine.
3. Old Man Geron in Greek, Pater in Latin (hence kerontikon'or @aterikon'for collections of the Sayings of Old Men). It is the name given to monks who are recognized as being spiritually gifted.
4. Order The prescribed arrangement of church service.
5. Ordination The act of setting apart to the priesthood by the laying on of hands by a bishop, or by a group of bishops. See Imposition of Hands.
6. Orientation Towards The East Since the early days of Christianity, the east has been the direction designated to be faced during prayers, both by the officiating priest and by the congregation. This has to be taken into acco… 0.3 KB
7. Orthodox A faithful upright man, that do not deviate. A true believer an Orthodox loves his Holy Bible, is devoted to his church and behaves as a son of God. An Orthodox believer loves everyone in… 0.3 KB
8. Ostrich Eggs It is hanged before the iconostasis. It reminds us of the resurrection where small ostrich break out of the egg. Besides the point that the ostrich eyes are always fixed on its eggs during the… 0.3 KB
 
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