Blessing of Processional Banners in Philadelphia

Blessing of Processional Banners in Philadelphia
Blessing of Processional Banners in Philadelphia
Blessing of Processional Banners in Philadelphia
Blessing of Processional Banners in Philadelphia

On Sunday, September 24th, the St. Nicholas Parish of Philadelphia joined Fr. Milorad Orlic in the blessing of two new processional banners, offered as a generous gift to the church by the Randjelovic family. 

SerbFest in Philadelphia

SerbFest in Philadelphia
SerbFest in Philadelphia
SerbFest in Philadelphia
SerbFest in Philadelphia

On September 16-17th, the St. Nicholas parish in Philadelphia held its 5th bi-annual SerbFest. The event has grown in popularity with the surrounding community over the past few years. The parish community spent many days preparing to be gracious hosts to those around them, and with much hard work, cooking, and baking, the event was a tremendous success. Those who attended not only enjoyed beautiful weather, but also the delicious roasted and grilled Serbian delicacies. Fr. Milorad offered tours of the church, explaining the history of the parish and the tenants of the Orthodox Christian faith with many visitors. On Sunday the 17th, Fr. Milorad began the day's church tours by taking the church school children around their parish, offering them an engaging lesson on the church building, the iconostasis, and the altar. He also spent time discussing proskomedia, the preparation for Divine Liturgy, with the children. The adults and teachers enjoyed the lesson almost as much as the children. It was a joyous two-day even for all!

Church school begins in Atlanta

Church school begins in Atlanta
Church school begins in Atlanta
Church school begins in Atlanta
Church school begins in Atlanta

September 24, 2017 – marked the beginning of our Sunday school year. As our church is growing in many ways, asides from our impressive construction that is underway, our parish life is indeed thriving. As we reflect on our Sunday school program we are extremely proud to see our kids show such great interested in our faith and our culture.

First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery

First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery
First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery
First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery
First Orthodox Christian Family Festival in New Marcha Мonastery

With the Blessing of the Bishop of Eastern America, His Grace Irinej, the Department for Christian Education organized the First Orthodox Christian Family Festival on September 16th, 2017 in New Marcha Мonastery.

The Patriarch of Alexandria to pay a visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church


His Beatitude Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodoros II, is going to pay an official (irenic) visit to His Holiness Patriarch of Serbia Irinej and the Serbian Orthodox Church from September 22 to 29, 2017.

The inhabitants of Belgrade will have an opportunity to greet His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros and his entourage immediately upon his arrival on Friday, September 22, 2017, when, after a solemn welcome, in honor of the distinguished guest a doxology will be served in the Cathedral of the Holy Archangel Michael in Belgrade at 9:30 am.

The program of the visit envisages that the high dignitaries from the Alexandrian Church take part in the vigil service, which will be celebrated in the Belgrade Cathedral on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 5 pm.