Serbian Orthodox Church
Primate of the Orthodox Church of Czech Lands and Slovakia sent a letter to Serbian Patriarch regarding the suffering of the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija25. November 2011 - 8:02
Your Holiness, we received Your letter and we have read it with brotherly love and attention and informed about it the Holy Synod of Our Orthodox Church of Czech Lands and Slovakia, our faithful and our public. All of us are well aware of the suffering of the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija by the Albanians and unprecedented destruction of Orthodox sacred places in that holy Serbian land.
Therefore, we constantly pray the God for the suffering Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija and for Your Holy Church to persevere in those area and preserve its Orthodox faith, as it preserved in many and various difficulties throughout the centuries.
On the day when we prayerfully celebrate St. Michael the Archangel on November 21, 2011, His Grace vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served the Holy Liturgy in the hcurch of St. Alexander Nevsky.
Within the humanitarian action " An instrument for a smile" launched by the humanitarian NGO Mother of Nine Jugovic and the Musical school Josip Slavenski from Belgrade, and in the cooperation with the Diocese of Raska-Prizren, pupils and teachers of the Musical school "Stevan Hristic" from Gnjilane received 32 instruments (4 pianos, 16 violins, 3 accordion, 3 clarinets, 2 trumpets, 1 flute and 1 trombone) and books for teaching.
On Saturday, November 12 a cross was blessed and raised on the church of Synaxys of Serbian Saints in Stuttgart. On this occasion for the effort and expressed ardor towards Holy Church and the church of Synaxis of Serbian Saints 37 parishioners were awarded with gromattas.
The evening vesper service was served by Stuttgart's parish priest, protonamesnik Slobodan Miljevic and archpriest Bratislav Bozic also other priests from other cities. The choir of the St. Prince Lazar from Stuttgart chanted.