Serbian Orthodox Church
A small group of American Serbs from Kansas and Iowa, led by Father Aleksandar Bugarin of Kansas City, embarked on a pilgrimage to the “Old Country” from June 22 – July 5, 2015. This pilgrimage allowed us the opportunity to grow spiritually, learn some church history, experience the culture of our ancestors, and to meet a few recently discovered relatives.
Clergy of the Eastern American Diocese gathered with His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrophan at the St. Sava Camp Shadeland in Springboro, Pennsylvania on October 19-20, 2015 for the annual clergy seminar.
Following Vespers on Monday evening, attending clergy had the opportunity to discuss parish interests with His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrophan.
Sunday October 04, 2015, the Church of the Conception of St. John the Baptist in Paterson celebrateed the 40th anniversary of its founding. (photo gallery)
The Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace Bishop Maxim of the. Western American Diocese, His Grace Bishop Mitrofan of the Eastern AmericanDiocese, Rev. Thomas Stojšić, V. Rev. Alexander Vlajković (Boston), Rev. Zivko Velimirovic (Timisoara), V. Rev. Dragan Maksimovic (Banja Luka), V. Rev. Zoran Radovic (Elizabeth), and V. Rev. Vladislav Radujković (Paterson). Responses were sung by the choir from Banja Luka, Republic of Serbian SPD "Unity".
During a two-day visit to Brussels, on 12 and 13 October 2015, His Eminence Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana had a series of meetings with a number of speakers at the unofficial capital of the European Union.
According to a well-arranged protocol Metropolitan Porfirije met, in separate meetings, with the Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia and the head of the Diplomatic Mission to the European Union Mr. Dusan Lopandic and Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Goran Stefanic and their associates employed in Diplomatic Missions.