エルサレムの聖墳墓教会に「聖なる火」が灯った – Holy Fire – ビデオ ╰⊰¸¸.•¨* Japanese

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エルサレムの聖墳墓教会に「聖なる火」が灯った。

聖なる火はキリスト復活にともなう奇跡の光を象徴する。毎年、正教会のパスハ(復活祭)の前夜に、正教会聖職者と数千人の巡礼者が、聖墳墓教会で祈祷を捧げ、火が灯される。

これに先立ち、聖墳墓教会への十字行が行われた。これは、信者の言う「聖なる火の奇跡」と関連した毎年恒例の教会行事のハイライトとなるイベントだ。エルサレム旧市街のキリスト教地区からアラブ人正教徒の若者たちが厳かに、また賑やかに、聖墳墓教会へ向かって行進を行った。

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A NATIVE AMERICAN PRAYER – WE WILL FLY ON WINGS LIKE EAGLES

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A Native American Prayer

Dear God

I bow my head

and ask,

If it be Thy will,

please save this land

from those who seek

to destroy it.

-Amen-

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So we are truly on a wing and prayer. What an incredible symbol. When I was in Alaska as part of Alaska Team 2001 sent by the Orthodox Christian Missionary Center (www.ocmc.org/) I saw a bald eagle, everyday, and if I saw one, I ALWAYS saw three minimum.

I’ve always loved our national symbol and spending the time that I did in Alaska gave me such a feeling of peace and love for this land in which I was born and for it’s Native Peoples that I can’t even express. Seeing Eagles everyday gave me a feeling like I was sharing my experience with them.I am aware that such atrocities were committed against the Indigenous Populations here in both North & South America (let’s not forget the Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders as well), by Western Europeans in the name of God and of “Progress”. While Alaskans were not totally exempt from all that, it should be noted that the Orthodox Church in Alaska more often helped and protected the Alaskans (where & when they could).

Anyone who is interested can check out our website at: http://www.NAOCF.org for more information and through that site you can reach out to our Spiritual Adviser Fr. Thomas Andrew who is a Native Yupik Priest. Also, I’ll refer you to a PDF of our Journal (also available on our website) in particular an article written by Fr. Michael Oleksa, another Native Priest living and serving in Alaska. They are just two of the Native clergy serving Our Lord and their People in the North.