Patron Saint's Day of church St Paraskeva on Chukarica


On the occasion of the Patron Saint's Day of the church of St. Paraskeva on Chukarica, on Tuesday October 27, 2009, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia , His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral is serving the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at 9 A.M.

The vigil service is being served at 4 P.M.

We call the pious people to come to our church to mark the Patron Saint's Day.

Archbishop Hilarion venerates old shrines in Cyprus

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate's department for external church relations, visited the Stavrovouni Monastery of the Honorable and Life-giving Cross of Our Lord, the oldest monastery in Cyprus founded in the 4th century by the Holy Queen Helen Equal-to-the-Apostles.

He and his party were welcomed by the father superior, Archimandirte Athanasios and the brethren. After greeting them, Archbishop Hilarion venerated the monastery's main shrine - a particle of the Holy Cross. At the father superior's request, he signed the honorary visitors' book.

Patriarch Kirill’s message to the 5th Conference on Religions in Modern System of International Relations

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following message to the 5th Conference on Religions in the Modern System of International Relations, which opened on 23 October 2009 at the department of international relations of St. Petersburg State University:

Clergy Seminar in Shadeland, Diocese of Eastern America

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Vespers 6:00 pm

Thursday, October 29, 2009
Divine Liturgy 8:00 am

A presentation by Fr. Aleksa Micich and discussion will follow the Divine Liturgy. Fr. Micich's talk will be entitled:

"The Use of Biological Agents in Modern Society"


Metropolitan Nikolaj and Bishop Mitrophan visit parish in Hermitage, Pa

The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Hermitage hosted a choir concert weekend on October 17-18.  The St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Cathedral Choir from Hamilton, Ontario were the honored guest choir. The Men's Choir "Kosovo" of Northeast Ohio also participated in the concert.

Parish of St. Basil of Ostrog in Lake Forest IL celebrates 10th anniversary

On Sunday, October 18, 2009, His Grace Bishop LONGIN of New Gracanica and Midwestern America made his first archpastoral visit to St. Basil of Ostrog Serbian Orthodox Church in Lake Forest, Illinois.  On this day, the parish welcomed its new parish priest, V. Rev. Djuro Krosnjar, as well as celebrated its tenth anniversary of existence.  Serving with His Grace were several priests and deacons, including Priest Thomas Martinian from Kenya.