Serbian Orthodox Church
St. Sava church in the town of McKeesport in Pennsylvania, USA got new icons in the stained glass. After five years of planning and collecting funds, His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of East America blessed on Sunday, October 30 newly-made icons of the Protection of the Most Holy Mother of God, St. Nikolaj of Zica, Sts. Cosmas and Damian, St. Nicholas the Wonder-Worker, St. Great Martyr George, St. Sava and St. Simeon, St. Lazar of Kosovo and St. Petka. Bishops was concelebrated by head of the church, protopresbyter Stephen Rocknage.
On the feast day of Sts. Kings Milutin and Dragutin (in monasticism known as Teoktist) and their mother Queen Helen, on Saturday, November 12 the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served in the church of the Transfiguration of the Lord on Zabljak, by His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic. The Bishop was concelebrated by: archimandrite Isaiah Krgovic, heugomen of the Bijela monastery near Savnik, presbyter Milivoje Jovovic, parish of Zabljak, priest Drazenko Ristic,parish of Savnik and hierodeacon Antonije, brother of the monastery of Djurdjevi Stupovi.
With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac, during 2011 a restoration of the church of St. prophet Elijah began in Raduch. The church of St. prophet Elijah which was built in 1725, suffered during the World War Two, and also after the war and was dynamited by the communists. It was restored and consecrated in 1988 by Bishop Simeon of Gornji Karlovac of blessed repose, so it was suffered during the last war, the "Storm" action, in 1996/1997.
On the day of the Patron Saint's Day of Novi Sad, the feast day of the Restoration of the church of Holy Great Martyr George, November 3/16, 2011 , the head of the Church of God in Novi Sad and Backa, His Grace Bishop Dr Irinej of Backa served the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral Church in Novi Sad.
On Wednesday, November 16, 2011, the Diocese of Zahumlje-Herzegovina in Mostar was visited by Mr. Zivko Budimir, the president of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina with associates. The distinguished guests were cordially welcomed and received by Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina and the parish of Mostar protopresbyter-staurophor Radivoje Krulj.
With Mercy of God, His Grace Bishop Irinej of the Metropolitanate of Australia and New Zealand also this year visited Oakland on the occasion of the celebration of the church slava of Holy King Milutin.