The Youth Department of our Diocese would like to remind you of our Annual Oratorical Festival аnd to ask you to convey the information to the friends from your parish who might be interested in it. It will take place, God willing, at our New Gračanica Monastery during the Annual Diocesan Assembly on the 19th of April in the afternoon/evening and on the 20th of April in the morning/around noon.The essays should not be longer than 5 double-space pages or 10 minutes of talk, and they need to be turned in by April 8 at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Serbian Orthodox Church
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, celebrated yesterday, on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the Divine Liturgy in the church of Saint Sava on Vracar, as well as the memorial service for the suffered in the 1999 NATO bombing.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received Mr. Bratislav Petkovic, Minister of Culture and Information, and Mr. Zoran Nedeljkovic, head of the Library of the Serbian Patriarchate on 21 March 2013 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade. The reception was also attended by Mr. Miroslav Jankovic, the head of the Office of Minister of Culture and Information.
The St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church in Warren, Ohio hosted the first Lenten Vespers service on the Sunday of Forgiveness for clergy of the Cleveland Deanery (second group), on the very eve of the Great Fast. Serving were V. Rev. Milovan Katanic, Rev. Milan Pajic and Rev. Dragan Goronjic. Also serving was Deacon Ljubisa Mitrovic who also served as the evening's homilist.
Zagreb - On Wednesday, 16 March 2013, Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana met with Bishop Irinej of Backa. Metropolitan Jovan informed Bishop Irinej with the condition of our Church and the faithful on the territory of the Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana. On this occasion Bishop Irinej of Backa handed over a pateritsa to the Metropolitan.