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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (May 19-25)

A graphic representation of morse code, indicating the code for each letter.

To all of our western Christians, happy (belated) Pentecost! May the Holy Spirit bring you many graces and gifts as we move from Easter joy into the work of the great commission. On the geeky front, we are delighted to share some work on behalf of our friends over at Bored Dragon Woodworking. If that …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (May 12-18)

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Happy Easter! In the Eastern tradition, today is the ‘Antipascha’ – which means ‘in the place of Pascha’. In the same tradition today (the first Sunday after Easter) and every subsequent Sunday of the year is dedicated to the Lord’s resurrection. Whether hailing from the West or the East, all of us here at Doxacon …

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Christ is Risen! – Truly, He is risen!

A happy and blessed Pascha to all our Eastern brothers and sisters!

Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (April 28-May 4)

Vigil during the Service of the Royal Hours on Great and Holy Friday, the "Pascha of the Cross", during which all of the Hours — 1st, 3rd, 6th, and 9th, as well as the Typical Psalms — are sung as one service

Blessings to all of our Eastern Christian brothers & sisters who enter into Holy Week. May these days be full of grace for you & your loved ones. April 28 – In many Eastern Churches, today ends with Bridegroom Matins. So named after the parable of the wise and foolish virgins from Jesus’ parable in …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (April 21-27)

A photo of a mannequin of a Romulan woman in uniform (from Star Trek: The Next Generation)

Welcome to this week’s geek digest. We especially remember our Orthodox brothers & sisters as they enter the final week before Holy Week. May the Lord bless you in preparation for the remembrance and celebration of the mysteries of our redemption! April 21 – Star Trek fans recognize the names of Romulus & Remus – …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (April 14-21)

Noah Webster, The Schoolmaster of the Republic print by Root & Tinker (image courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Another week, another digest! We hope that you are enjoying the beginning of spring here in the Pacific Northwest. And if it turns out that we’re not quite done with rain yet, perhaps a bit of geeky trivia – perhaps enjoyed with a cup of coffee – but tide you over while we await warmer …

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Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (April 7-13)

A photo of NASA's first astronaut class, called the Mercury 7 (image courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Thank you to all who attended our Future of Doxacon Seattle meeting this last weekend. We look forward to sharing the results of that gathering as we continue to discern and dream together how to celebrate the intersection of faith & fandom here in the Pacific Northwest. In the meantime, please enjoy this week’s digest! …

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You’re invited: planning the  future of Doxacon Seattle

The Doxacon Seattle logo (cropped)

We’ll be holding our Future of Doxacon Seattle meeting on Saturday, April 6 at 11:30am in the Meeting Room of the Edmonds Public Library! Please join us to dream about the future of Doxacon Seattle! Members of the planning committee will briefly describe where we’ve been, and then we’ll open a conversation about where we could go in …

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Happy Easter!

The painting 'The Resurrection' by Sebastiano Ricci (image courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Our weekly geek digest is on hiatus for Easter week but will return next week. In the meantime, we wish all those who are celebrating Easter this week many blessings & graces. He is risen – He is risen indeed!

Doxacon Seattle weekly digest (March 24-31)

Blessings on all Christians celebrating Holy Week! Let us pray for each other together as we meditate on the passion, death, and resurrection of Christ. March 24 – For Christians following the Gregorian calendar (Catholics & Protestants), today is Palm Sunday – the celebration of Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem. Christianity Today posted a lovely …

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