Serbian Orthodox Church

SOYA in Sydney

Last weekend, a group of young Serbs from Melbourne arrived in Sydney. They were there as representatives of SOYA (Serbian Orthodox Youth Association), and were travelling in order to promote Boris Malagurski's documentary film 'Kosovo: Can You Imagine?'. An account of the screening itself will be available for perusal in the next issue of the Srpski Glas, whilst we will use this opportunity to tell you a little bit about some of the unofficial reasons for our visit to Sydney.

2010 Diocesan annual assembly to be held this weekend

This year's Diocesan Annual Assembly will be hosted by the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio. The Assembly will begin on Friday, February 26, 2010 beginning at 6pm with registration.

The following day the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will begin at 8:00am. All reports will distributed to clergy and delegates at the meeting in Cleveland.

Source: The Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America

Orthodox christians marked the historic celebration of the Restoration of Icons

An historic gathering took place at Saint Stevan's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra this Sunday, February 21, 2010. For the third consecutive year, the Canonical Orthodox Christian Bishops on the West Coast con-celebrated the Divine Liturgy on the first Sunday of Great Lent. This year, the event was hosted by the Right Reverend Bishop Maxim, Bishop of the Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America at the See of the Diocese, Saint Stevan's Cathedral in Alhambra.

Dimitris Moskopoulos will be mediating between the Serbian Orthodox Church and the EU in Kosovo and Metochia

The head of the Greek Liaison Office in Pristina, Dimitris Moskopoulos, will be mediating between the Serbian Orthodox Church, on one side, and the EU and institutions on Kosovo, on the other, in the sphere of the protection of the religious and cultural heritage of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosmet, it was announced from the office of EU Special Representative in the Province Peter Feith. It has been specified this is in accordance with Kosovo's obligations in the field of religious and cultural heritage. Moskopoulos will be mediating in activities on the preservation of the religious and cultural heritage and will be actively engaged in the raising of the level of awareness regarding cultural heritage, reads the announcement.

The first of the common Lenten services at the Holy Ascension church in Rockford

The first of the common Lenten services (listed on the calendar page of our site) was held at the Holy Ascension church in Rockford IL.

Source: www.newgracanica.com