This year our Diocese will hold its 13th Annual Diocesan Days on Labor Day weekend, September 4 through September 6, in Jackson, California. We take this opportunity to invite you to support this very important and uplifting event by coming and participating in all the Church Services, workshops and other planned activites. We encourage you to come and spend time with family and friends and enjoy a weekend of delicous food and entertainment. Information regarding the schedule of events will be available soon!
His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral and His Grace Bishop Jovan of Shumadija served yesterday, on August 11, 2009, at the church at Bukovica in Arandjelovac, the funeral service for the reposed academician Slobodan Danko Popovic. The hierarchs served with the concelebration of twenty priests and seven deacons. Their Highnesses Prince Vladimir and Princess Brigita attended the funeral service as well as many academicians, politicians, representatives of cultural and art life of Serbia.
His Grace, Bishop Mitrophan, The Eastern American Diocese and Saint George Serbian Orthodox Church in Canton, Ohio consider it an honor and privilege to host the 20 th Triennial Church Assembly/Sabor of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America
The Sabor will open with the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy and Invocation of the Holy Spirit on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 8:00 a.m.. All Sabor deliberations should conclude by Thursday, August 13, with the evening banquet. Please make your travel arrangements accordingly.
His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, the vicar of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia, received on July 10, 2009 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, on behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia and on behalf of His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, a delegation from the United States of America led by Ahmed Younis, a Senior Analyst for the Gallup Center for Moslem Studies. The formal reception was attended also by Jennifer Brash, Deputy Ambassador of the United States of America in Serbia.
The next stage in the development of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese's St.Sava College (SSC) in south-west Sydney is about to go ahead. On Sunday the 9th of August, His Grace Bishop Irinej, together with Father Rade Radan and Deacons Sasha Colic and Branko Bosancic, served the Divine Liturgy on the foundations of St.Sava College. At the conclusion of the service, his Grace presented a cheque to the value of $1.8 million dollars to the former owner of the property Mr s Helen henry and with that payed out the loan with which the property was purchased five years ago, for a total sum of $3.6 million dollars.