St. Nicholas Serbian Eastern Orthodox Church in Oberlin-Steelton, Pennsylvania observed its 108th Slava on May 22, 2011. Our Slava anniversary began with Divine Liturgy celebrated by our esteemed Archpriest Stavrophor Srboljub Jockovich with responses sung by the Serbian Singing Society Josif Marinkovich directed by Nadine Klipa. Our honored Kumovi for the day were Louis and Helen (nee Krstin) Vasity, respected stewards of our Church for nearly 40 years.
His Grace Bishop Mitrophan joined the St. Sava campers on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 for the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul. The campers welcomed the bishop early in the morning at the church together with V. Rev. Rodney Torbic and Rev. Milovan Katanic who assisted His Grace who officiated at the festal liturgy. Many of the children partook of the Holy Sacrament. Clergy assigned to the first week of camp, besides the aforementioned, are Rev. Milan Pajic and Rev. Dejan Obradovic.
His Grace Bishop Vasilije of Zvornik-Tuzla served yesterday, with the concelebration of priests of the hierarchical vicarage of Zvornik, the memorial service on the graveyard in Bratunac for 3267 killed Serbs of this area.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served on St. Peter's Day on July 12, 2011 teh Divine Liturgy in the church of Peter and Paul the Holy Apostles in Topcider.
His Holiness Irinej Serbian Patriarch recieved of July 6, 2011 the Ambassador of France in Serbia, Mr. Francois-Xavier Deniau. On this occasion the Ambassador of France presented a position of this country regarding the monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo and Metohija. He reminded that France never requested that the Serbian heritage in Kosovo and Metohija rename to Kosovo heritage and that it never questions the Serbian identity of this monasteries and that they belong to the Serbian Orthodox Church.