Serbian Orthodox Church
On Saturday, May 10, 2014 the St. Mark Monastery in Sheffield Lake, Ohio celebrated their Monastery Slava. His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America and His Grace Bishop Sava retired bishop of Slavonia led the faithful in prayer at the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy. Concelebrating clergy were V. Rev. Stavrophor Vasilije Sokolovic, V. Rev. Archimandrite Leontije (Alavanja), V. Rev. Stavrophor Djordje Mileusnic, V. Rev. Zivojin Jakovljevic, V. Rev. Mijoljub Matic, V. Rev. Milovan Katanic, Hieromonk Fr. Platon (Jovic) and Rev. Dragan Goronjic. Also serving was Protodeacon Ljubisa Mitrovic. In attendance was also V. Rev. Stavrophor Djuro Majerle. Also, Sister Anastasija from New Marcha Monastery attended.
The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania was consecrated in October 1954. Slava’s have been celebrated in the parish church continuously since that time.
This year the parish Slava was celebrated on Sunday, May 4, 2014. During the Divine Liturgy with the Litya, the procession proceeded around the church three times. God provided good weather for the procession to take place.
On Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at the Cultural centre Banski dvor in Banjaluka His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac attended the solemn academy on the occasion of marking the Armed Forces and Veterans Day of the Republic of Srpska.
The event was attended by President of Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik, Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Nebojsa Radmanovic, President of the Veterans Organization of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Pantelija Curguz, generals from R. Srpska in the Armed Forces of BiH, Minister of Labour Mr. Petar Djokic and others.