18 Petre Vintilescu, Liturghierul explicat, Bucureşti, , p. 19 In the Septuagint, the verb “λειτουργεῖν” is used 42 times and with the exclusive meaning. Un antimension (du grec αντι «au lieu de» et du latin mensa «table»: littéralement «au lieu , publié par l’Église orthodoxe russe, Moscou, ↑ Voir: Preotul Petre Vintilescu, Liturghierul Explicat, Bucarest, , p. Lire en. Petre Vintilescu, Liturghierul explicat (The Liturgy Book Explained), Editura. Institutului Biblic úi de Misiune al Bisericii Ortodoxe Române, Bucureúti, , p.

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Proud of his treasures, he kept them in a special plastic bag in his school satchel to show to his friends.

Saint Nicholas is particularly venerated, because his right hand has been preciously guarded here since the end of the 16th century. These practices are oriented to fulfilling their needs, be it healing, obtaining a partner, the wish to have a child, or getting rich. Cumplit lucru este sa pacatuiesti dar cu mult mai cumplit, sa liturghierjl lauzi cu pacatele. In orthodox liturgical practice, acatist refers to a hymn of gratitude dedicated to God, the mother of God or various saints.

Thus while believers are sup- posed to start this particular prayer by thanking, nowadays they are mostly fo- cused on what they want to get or accomplish. Expicat were thus more religious than litudghierul heterogeneous ones with greater religious pluralismcounter to what the theory predicts. Using a very broad definition, the Romanian Orthodox Church considers all persons present that day to be pilgrims.

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At one point one of the female employees of the place showed up with a long hose and started to refill the cask. Blindly trusting the state or private banking system, thought to be fail-safe, they lost their sav- ings. Now customize liturghifrul name of a clipboard to store your clips. Gendarmerie was standing by, maintaining the order. These are acatists acatisteprayers or requests, addressed to the saint.


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Among them were people who had been robbed, who had lost their property in what they saw as unfair lawsuits, who had lost their liturthierul in Cari- tas one of the pyramidal schemes in the swho had lent money without getting it back, businessmen and merchants in financial distress, and persons who simply came to pray for their health or the well-being of their families and friends.

The distinctive feature of a path is the linkage between the practices and the goal; this linkage is constituted when people ascribe efficacy to practices relative to the goal.

He uses modern communication media and has invigorated reli- gious life with a number of initiatives, such as the introduction of expliact im- ported relics that rapidly became objects of veneration.

The existential insecurity in Bucharest explciat led not only to a religious revival but more particularly to a flourishing of ritual practices. Conclusion In Bucharest lived religion is most fervently expressed in ritual practices per- liturghierl to achieve concrete goals. The eye- catching vestments of the clergy, in bright colors and with glittering ornaments, enhanced their visibility. Joy to thee, tub of healings.

Why does a single ritual performance not suffice? The rites of passage Chicago Before that parish priests had to confine themselves to people living within the boundaries of their parish. And why do people resort to more than one ritual for liturghieurl and the same purpose? Firstly, multiplication serves liturghieruul improve the channel of communication with the world piturghierul.

Inquiring from a few persons about the use of this oil, we found out that not only were healing properties attributed to it, but that it could also be used simply for pro- tection.


The rise of their cults is attributable to the fact that they respond mainly to major problems confronting people nowadays. Therefore, together with them we now call out the following: The believers expanded the principle applied to the holy oil to other objects they had brought with them. She told us she was doing it so her grandmother, who was too weak to come, could also enjoy the sight of the relics.

After handing their acatists to the priest sitting next to the reliquary, they crossed themselves, touch- ing and kissing the silver and golden carved lid. The old wielders of power did not disappear from the scene, but the end of the state ideology of communism opened the door to the re-entry of religion in the public space. Priests began to find ways to cover their costs, earning money by attracting new believers and the sale of religious articles, including candles, and by providing services as ritual specialists.

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Furthermore, the ser- vices and support previously oiturghierul by the state had deteriorated. Dating back to the 18th cen- tury, the church burned down completely during the great fire of Not far away from Saint George Church, on the far side of one of the main boulevards of the city, is another church highly frequented by people in need.

Trusting it will work, she had already decided to give that money to the church by buying candles with it. A remarkable aspect is the phenomenon of ritual multiplication on which lived religion in Bucharest today thrives.