On Sunday, September 20th, the Circle of Serbian Sisters of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Schererville, Indiana celebrated its Krsna Slava—the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God. Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Bishop Longin of the New Gracanica-Midwestern American Diocese. Our newly appointed diocesan bishop was assisted by V. Rev. Lazar Kostur, parish priest Rev. Dobrivoje V. Milunovic and Protodeacon Milovan Gogic. Responses were sung by the Bishop Stefan Lastavica Church Choir. At the conclusion of the liturgy, a Memorial Service (Parastos) was held for all the departed sisters of the Kolo followed by the cutting of the Slavski Kolac (Festal Bread). The Slava Kuma this year is Mrs. Anka Ozegovic.
Metropolitan Amfilohije at the Opening of Scientific Symposium at Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts22. September 2009 - 13:47
On behalf of His Holiness Partriarch Pavle of Serbia, His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral participated at a formal opening of the Scientific symposium at the SASA on Climatic Change at the Eve of the Second Decade of the Century.
community of faithful at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in
Chicago, Illinois, inaugurated a new year of Church School classes in a fitting
manner on Sunday, September 13, 2009, with a Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy
and prayers asking for the Lord to bless the church school children and their
parents, as well as an educational seminar for the entire Cathedral community.
Holy Ascension Serbian Orthodox Church of Rockford, Illinois festively
celebrated its 10th anniversary. The weekend's events were highlighted
by the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy celebrated by host hierarch Bishop
Longin of New Gracanica-Midwestern America, and visiting hierarch His
Grace Bishop Justin of Timok, Serbia. The hierarchs were assisted by V.
Rev. Lazar Kostur and parish priest, Fr. Branislav Koncarevic,
Protodeacon Milovan Gogic and Protodeacon Pavle Starcevic.
Uknown persons in the night between September 13 and 14, 2009 broke into the church of the Saint Greatmartyr Procopius in Visoko. According to the parish priest presbyter Marko Malesh of Kakanj, who serves also the parish of Visoko, in the church the whole inventory was ransacked, but nothing is missing, since the icons and other worthy stuff were moved because of frequent burglaries in the church.