Serbian Orthodox Church
As most Serbian Orthodox parishes on this continent, the St. Archangel Michael SOC in Akron, Ohio, celebrated St. Sava with Divine Liturgy, banquet, the Ritual of the Cutting of the Slavski Kolac and festive program. This year's Honored Kumovi were Mr.& Mrs. Relja and Biljana Kupusovic along with their sons, Bane and Milos.
The following clips are provided by Aleksandar Zigic, a Chicago correspondent for Radio Television Serbia (RTS). Mr. Zigic did a story on our Parochial School receiving various textbooks, books and materials from the Ministry of Diaspora of the Republic of Serbia.
On Sunday, January 30, 2010, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served the Divine Liturgy in a church of the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade on the occasion of the feast day of Venerable Anthony the Great, with the concelebration of Belgrade priesthood, hieromonks from Hilandar and the head of the Representation protopresbyter Vitaly Tarasjhev. The Divine Liturgy was attended by His Excellency Alexander V. Konuzin, the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Belgrade.
The Divine Liturgy in the St. Sava Memorial Cathedral, which was served by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, besides lots of faithful people also was attended by pupils of the primary school of St. Sava from Vrachar.
Upon the invitation of Mr. Dragan Djilas, Mayor of the Capital City of Belgrade, His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, on the Eve of the feast day of Saint Sava, the first Serbian Archbishop, attended the St. Sava's Day reception at the Belgrade City Hall.