Serbian Orthodox Church
On the Sunday of the Holy God-bearing Fathers, January 11, 2015 His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America served the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. Stephen the First Martyr and Archdeacon, on the occsion of the celeration of their church Slava. Con celebrating with the bishop were V. Rev. Predrag Bojovic, from the Seattle parish and the Episcopal dean of the Butte Deanery, Fr. Daniel Mackay from Eugene and the host priest Fr. Milan Unkovic. Also serving were the bishop's deacon, Deacon Zoran Aleksic and Deacon Stephen Dyer from Eugene.
Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren with the faithful welcomed Prime Minister of Serbia Mr. Aleksandar Vucic in Monastery Gracanica and consecrated the monument to King Milutin on 14 January 2015.
Bishop Teodosije, along with Serbian political representatives from Kosovo and Metochia and more than a thousand of Serbs welcomed in Grachanica monastery Prime Minister Mr. Aleksandar Vucic accompanied by six government ministers. While visiting the Kosovo Pomoravlje region, Prime Minister Vucic opened a maternity in Pasjane.
Rev. Darko Spasojevic Elevated to the Rank of Protopresbyter
The community of faithful at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago festively celebrated the great Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with a Hierarchical Divine Liturgy served by His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, our diocesan hierarch.
On the day of the Synaxis of the Most Holy Mother of God His Grace Bishop Andrej of Austria and Switzerland celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Resurrection of Christ in Vienna.
He was concelebrated by the parish priest and head of the church Drago Vujic and other local priests.
Thirty-first Sunday after Pentecost; Sunday after Nativity – the Holy God-bearing Fathers; The Holy 14,000 Infants of Bethlehem
RESURRECTIONAL TROPARION - TONE SIX:
The angelic powers were at Your tomb; and the guards became as dead men; and Mary stood by Your grave, seeking Your most pure Body. You captured hell, not being tempted by it. You came to the Virgin, granting life. O Lord who rose from the dead: Glory to You!