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Diocesan Days 2017 in the Eastern-American Diocese

Diocesan Days 2017 in the Eastern-American Diocese
Diocesan Days 2017 in the Eastern-American Diocese
Diocesan Days 2017 in the Eastern-American Diocese
Diocesan Days 2017 in the Eastern-American Diocese

On Saturday, August 5th, the Eastern-American Diocese held their first Diocesan Day celebration under the omophorion of their recently-enthroned hierarch, His Grace Bishop Irinej. 

Faithful from around the diocese gathered at the Most Holy Mother of God Monastery Church at the St. Sava Camp in Shadeland, PA, to offer thanksgiving to God as one body, in unity, at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy.

Bishop Jovan of Slavonia in Russia

Bishop Jovan of Slavonia in Russia
Bishop Jovan of Slavonia in Russia
Bishop Jovan of Slavonia in Russia
Bishop Jovan of Slavonia in Russia

Bishop of Slavonia attended the Patronal feast of Air landing troops in Moscow. - A visit to the Diocese of Novy Kuznec and Metropolitanate of Kemerov.

On 2 August 2017 when the Holy Church celebrates the feast of Holy Prophet Elijah, traditionally feast’s celebrations dedicated to Saint Elijah’s Day were held in the street of Ilinka. This is the day which unitea the Day of Air Landing Troops with the Patronal feast of the church of Saint Elijah the Prophet, which is the central church of the Air Landing troops.

Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava

Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava
Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava
Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava
Feast of Saint Elijah celebrated in Trnava

On Wednesday, 2 August 2017, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadia served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in Trnava, at  the church devoted to Holy Prophet Elijah. The Bishop was concelebrated by local priests. After the service, there was a procession around the church and blessing of the slava cake.

Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica

Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica
Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica

On Tuesday, 8 August 2018, on the feast day of the Ascension of St. Anna - mother of the Most Holy Mother of God, the Patronal feast of the church in Glogovica near Zajecar. His Grace Bishop Ilarion of Timok celebrated the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of clergy of Zajecar and Negotin Deanery.

Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan

Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan
Patronal Feast of Devina Voda monastery near Zvecan

At Devina Voda monastery a feast day of the Icon of the Mother of God the Three-Handed, the monastery Patronal feast,  was solemnly celebrated. HIs Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren served the Holy Liturgy with the concelebration of the clergy and the monks of the Diocese of Raska-Prizren. Following the Holy Liturgy there was the feast's procession and blessing of the slava cake at the courtyard in front of the church.