Anniversary of St. Basil of Ostrog parish and visit of the Karadjordjevic family
On Sunday, October 17th, 2010 Saint Basil of Ostrog parish in Lake Forest IL celebrated eleventh anniversary of its consecration. Divine Liturgy was served by Bishop Longin, accompanied by Fr. Djuro Krosnjar, priest of St. Basil's parish, and a few other priests and deacons. Also present at the Liturgy were Their Royal Highnesses, Crowned Prince Alexander and Princess Katherine Karadjordjevic. Within the festivities at the parish, Princess Katherine spoke about the Lifeline organization through which many Serbian orphans are being helped.
After the festivities, Bishop Longin went with Prince Alexander and Princess Katherine to the Saint Sava Monastery in Libertyville IL where they served memorial service for the late King Peter the Second who is buried there. Later, Their Royal Highnesses came to visit the New Gracanica Monastery where a memorial service was served for Prince Andrej who is buried at the New Gracanica cemetery.