On Sunday, October 17th, 2010 Saint Basil of Ostrog parish in Lake Forest IL celebrated eleventh anniversary of its consecration. Divine Liturgy was served by Bishop Longin, accompanied by Fr. Djuro Krosnjar, priest of St. Basil's parish, and a few other priests and deacons. Also present at the Liturgy were Their Royal Highnesses, Crowned Prince Alexander and Princess Katherine Karadjordjevic. Within the festivities at the parish, Princess Katherine spoke about the Lifeline organization through which many Serbian orphans are being helped.
Hans-Josef Becker, archbishop of Paderborn, handed over the cross at the Serbian embassy in Berlin, an embassy spokeswoman said.
The treasure is a gilded cross with a base so it can stand upright on a table and a hollow space for a religious relic.
On that occasion, His Grace will deliver a lecture on the theme "FROM REVELATION TO CHURCH: The Truths of the Gospel in the life of the Church and of the Christians in the Church." The lecture will be held in the large hall of the Cathedral beginning at 7:00 PM.
On a chilly Saturday morning on October 2, 2010, a small group of our parishioners gathered at St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago in order to support the endeavors of IOCC (International Orthodox Christian Charities) humanitarian organization.