Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington

Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington
Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington
Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington
Episcopal Visit to Seattle, Washington

On Sunday morning of November 3, 2019, the clergy and the faithful greeted Bishop Maxim at St. Sava Church in Issaquah, and with the ringing of bells and singing of hymns together entered the Church.

Bishop Maxim presided over the Holy Liturgy concelebrated by Rev. Zoran Aleksic and Diocesan Deacon Vladan Radovanovic.

The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California

The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California
The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California
The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California
The Feast of Saint Petka in San Marcos, California

On Sunday, October 27, 2019, the Sunday of the Holy Fathers of the VII Ecumencial Council and feast day of the Venerable Mother Paraskeva, St. Petka, the Christ-loving faithful of San Marcos, California gathered around their diocesan bishop, His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America, to celebrate their altar feast, St. Petka.

Matins was served by parish clergy Protopresbyter Milovan Katanic and deacon David John-Williams. The Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was officiated by Bishop Maxim with the aforementioned clergy. Joining them was Episcopal deacon and secretary deacon Vladan Radovanovic.

A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston

A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston
A Glorious Celebration of Two Jubilees In Boston

The year of the Lord 2019 is the year of jubilee for the fullness of the Serbian Orthodox Church. In the preceding months, many other dioceses and parishes of our Holy Church have celebrated the 800th Anniversary of the Autocephaly of the Serbian Orthodox Church at a local level.

On November 1st and 2nd, this important jubilee was celebrated on the Diocesan level in our Eastern America Diocese along with the 130th anniversary of the birth of Saint Mardarije of Libertyville and all America. By the Episcopal Proclamation of His Grace Bishop Irinej, November 2nd, the feast day of St. Mardarije, is to be celebrated annually in all parishes of the Eastern American Diocese.

Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade

Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade
Patron Saint-day of Saint Demetrius in New Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church dedicated to this saint in New Belgrade on 8 November 2019, the feast day of Holy Great Martyr Demetrius.

His Holiness was welcomed by the church principal protopresbyter-staurophor Rajko Nedic with the local clergy, the faithful and guests.

Seminar for the Clergy of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia

Seminar for the Clergy of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia
Seminar for the Clergy of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia
Seminar for the Clergy of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia
Seminar for the Clergy of the Metropolitanate of Dabar-Bosnia

a one-day seminar of the clergy of the Metropolitanate of the Dabar-Bosnia was held at the amphitheater of Theology in Foca on November 5, 2019.

With the blessing of the His Eminence Metropolitan Hrizostom of Dabar-Bosnia, the main topic of the seminar was Theology and Pastoral ministry. The Metropolitan held the opening address. Bishops’ Deputy protopresbyter-staurophor prof. Dr. Vladislav Topalovic welcomed the assembled clergy.