Bishop Lukijan of Osijek-Polje and Baranja reposed in the Lord

Bishop Lukijan of Osijek-Polje and  Baranja fell asleep in the Lord in the afternoon of 24 May 2017 at the Clinical Hospital Center in Osijek, Croatia.

Bishop Lucian (Vladulov) was born on 9 May 1933 in Heifeldt (today's New Kolarci in Banat). He finished the Theological Seminary in Sremski Karlovici as well as the Theological Faculty of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Belgrade.

Orthodox Christian Fellowship experience at Waynesburg University

The Orthodox Christian Fellowship experience at Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania was strengthened during the recently completed academic year. John Thompson, Dr. Ezekiel Olagoke and Dr. Richard Romanos Pierce from the faculty and staff of Waynesburg University were active with students throughout year.

Нада у заједништво и људску доброту

Нада у заједништво и људску доброту
Нада у заједништво и људску доброту
Нада у заједништво и људску доброту
Нада у заједништво и људску доброту

His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America, at the gala in the National Theater in Belgrade on May 18, 2017, received the prestigious award of the Anna and Vlade Divac Foundation for the furtherance of philanthropy in Serbia.

This award is presented for exceptional endeavors and contributions to the improvement of living conditions for the most imperiled of our fellow citizens, as well as those who are refugees and displaced, those victimized by flooding, as well as for all who are destitute in any way.

Slava Celebration at St. George Parish in San Diego, California

Slava Celebration at St. George Parish in San Diego, California
Slava Celebration at St. George Parish in San Diego, California
Slava Celebration at St. George Parish in San Diego, California
Slava Celebration at St. George Parish in San Diego, California

With Paschal joy and Slava elation, the clergy and parishioners of St. George parish with their friends and guests, gathered for the central service of the Holy Orthodox Church - the Divine Liturgy, on Sunday, May 7th.

It was truly a day of sanctification, that is, participation in the holiness of God. It must be said here that holiness or sainthood is a gift (charisma) given by God to man, through the Holy Spirit. His Grace, Bishop Maxim, entered the church with the singing of ‘The Angel Cried’. The Matins and Hierarchical Divine Liturgy were served with responses sung by St. George parish choir. Divine Liturgy began with the triumphant singing of “Christ is risen”, the joyful proclamation of the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.