The feast day of Holy Michael the Archangel has been celebrated by the members of the Special Anti-terrorist Unit of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Serbia, already for 11 years. This year, His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno performed the Holy Liturgy in the courtyard of the church of Saint Stephen of Decani in Batajnica in the presence of Mr. Spasoje Vulevic, commander of the
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on 20 November 2012, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, His Grace Marko, Bishop of Bregalnica and Locum Tenens of Bitolj, and His Grace David, Bishop of Stobi and Locum Tenens of Strumica.
Stewardship Sunday was celebrated on Sunday, November 12, 2012 at the St. Stephen the Protomartyr Serbian Orthodox Church in Lackawanna, New York.
Father Rastko Trbuhovich asked that all of the Stewards commitment cards be collected in a tray, which was then placed in the middle of the Church as an offering to God. The entire parish read the Prayer of Stewardship Offering which asks God to bless these Stewardship commitments. The Liturgy was followed by coffee hour and a presentation by David Batrich, National Chair of the Stewardship Committee.