Archimandrite Vasileios of Mt. Athos at Serbian Cathedral in New York

Archimandrite Vasileios of Mt. Athos at Serbian Cathedral in New York
Archimandrite Vasileios of Mt. Athos at Serbian Cathedral in New York
Archimandrite Vasileios of Mt. Athos at Serbian Cathedral in New York
Archimandrite Vasileios of Mt. Athos at Serbian Cathedral in New York

Archimandrite Vasileios (Gondikakis) gave a lecture at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Manhattan on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, the feast day of St. Sava the first Archbishop of Serbia. His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America offered a Serbian translation to Fr. Vasileios' talk.

Saint Sava Day in Phoenix

Saint Sava Day in Phoenix
Saint Sava Day in Phoenix
Saint Sava Day in Phoenix
Saint Sava Day in Phoenix

On Sunday, January 25, His Grace Bishop Dr Maxim visited the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church in Phoenix, Arizona, for their Patron Saint Day Celebration. 

On this beautiful, sunny Arizona day Divine Liturgy was celebrated by His Grace along with V. Rev. Lazar Vasiljevic, V. Rev. Stanislav Djuric, Rev. Deacon Zoran Aleksic and host priest V. Rev. Dragomir Tuba, with a great number of faithful people present.  His Grace tonsured Michael Devic and Jovan Tuba to the rank of a Reader.

Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar

Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar
Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar
Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar
Saint Sava Academy in Vukovar

In the full hall of the Croatian House in Vukovar, the central Diocesan Saint Sava Academy was held on 25 January 2015.

Beside the competent Bishop,  His Grace Lukijan, monks and priests, the Academy was attended by many high guests from the social and cultural life of the Serbs of the Diocese of Osek-Polje and Baranja as well as by Consul General of the Republic of Serbia in Vukovar Mr. Zivorad Simic. After the intonation of the Anthem of Saint Sava,  His Grace Bishop Lukijan opened the program with a welcome speech.

Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!

Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!
Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!
Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!
Patriarch Irinej: We are fruit of Sava’s prayers!

Celebrations of the feast of Saint Sava, the First Archbishop of Serbia, were performed solemnly in the capital, throughout the country and the world, wherever Serbian people live.

Belgrade - In the presence of lots of faithful, the church of Saint Sava in the Vracar district celebrated the Patron Saint-day with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy officiated by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, while many priests concelebrated and the choir Mokranjac chanted .

Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin

Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin
Celebration of Saint Sava in Berlin

With the blessing of God, the church and the parish of Saint Sava in the capital of Germany, on the feast day of the First Archbishop of Serbia, were honored with a great spiritual celebration.

For the first time as a competent Bishop, His Grace Bishop Sergije of Middle Europe, on the occasion of the Patron Saint-day of the church, visited this church of Saint Sava in downtown Berlin. The celebration began with a vesper service on the Eve of the feast day celebrated by Bishop Sergije and Berlin’s parish priests. On the feast day of Saint Sava, Bishop Sergije officiated the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of Bishop John (Haikala) of Palmyra (Antiochian Patriarchate) and nine Orthodox priests from Berlin: archimandrite Emanuel Sfiatkos (Ecumenical  Patriarchate), archpriest Andrey Sikoyev and archpriest Alexy (Russian Orthodox Church Abroad), protosincellos Climent Londroman (Romanian Patriarchate), archpriest Ljubomir Leontinov and archpriest Julian (Bulgarian Patriarchate), protopresbyter-stavrophor Dragan Sekulic, archpriest Veljko Gacic and presbyter Radomir Kolundzic.