The Reverend Father Damjan S. Bozic, Cathedral Deacon at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, was awarded a Doctor of Ministry Degree on Saturday, May 7th, 2011, at the University of St.Mary of the Lake - Mundelein Seminary following the successful completion of his doctoral studies and acceptance of his dissertation.
His Grace Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America celebrated the first day of Pascha by serving Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Chicago, Illinois, where the parish's Slava was celebrated. Serving with Bishop Longin were Archpriest-Stavrophor Dennis Pavichevich, Priests Darko Spasojevic, Radovan Jakovljevic and Vasilije Vranic, and Deacons Damjan Bozic and Nikolaj Kostur.
Many Orthodox believers, priests and monks of the Diocese of Dabrobosna solemnly welcomed Serbian Patriarch Irinej at the Dobrun Monastery.
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Lots of Orthodox believers from Visegrad and nearby suburbs, monks and priests of the Diocese of Dabrobosna on Wednesday evening welcomed Serbian Patriarch Irinej. The festive welcome was enhanced also by young folklorists from the Serbian Sokol society "SOKO" from Dobrun, and Patriarch Irinej had been welcomed before on the border crossing Vardiste by Metropolitan Nikolaj of Dabrobosna and mayor of Visegrad Tomislav Popovic..
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended last night in the amphitheater of the Faculty of the Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade the solemn academy regarding 175 years of the St. Sava Seminary in Belgrade. Following the welcoming speech of protopresbyter-staurophor Dragan Protic, the dean of the Seminary, there was an inspired St.Sava speech of Goran Radenkovic, the professor of the Seminary.
On Sunday after the Ressurection of the Christ, (St. Thomas Sunday), in the church of St. Nikolaj in Pula, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by: His Eminence Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana, His Grace Bishop Fotije of Dalmatia and the host, Bishop Gerasim of Gornji Karlovac with the concelebration of priests and monks of dioceses of Dalmatia and Gornji Karlovac. Pupils of the Seminary Three Holly Hierarchs from the Krka monastery magnified the Liturgy.
Source: Metropolitanate of Zagreb-Ljubljana