The Consecration of the St. Herman Monastery Catholicon On November 21/December 4, 2009, the Feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple, the catholicon of the St. Herman of Alaska Serbian Orthodox Monastery in Platina, California, was consecrated by His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of the Eastern American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church and His Grace Bishop Maxim of the Western American Diocese.
The faithful people of the Orthodox parish, St. Simeon the Myrrh-flowing, in Charlotte, NC, celebrated their chapel Slava on St. Arsenije Sremac's day. The Divine Liturgy was officiated by His Grace Dr. Mitrophan with the help of our priest Father Dragan Lj. Zaric. At the Holy Liturgy we also remembered our recently deceased Patriarch and Father Pavle
With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrophan, the Eastern
American Diocese is pleased to host the Fourth Annual Nativity Fast
Youth Retreat at beautiful St. Sava Camp Shadeland December 27-30. The
theme for this year's retreat will be "Let everything that breathes
praise the Lord!" The theme will be explored by speakers and through
activities from four perspectives: Praising God through personal
prayer, through liturgical prayer, through how we live with and treat
each other, and through caring for God's world and the environment.