His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America made his fourth canonical visit to the Orthodox faithful in the capital city of Mexico from June 6-7, 2015.
Accompanying His Grace was V. Rev. Blasko Paraklis, administrator of the Serbian mission there. Per the decision of the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Serbian faithful in this country are placed under the pastoral care and canonical jurisdiction of the Bishop of Western America. Serbian Ambassador to Mexico Goran Mesic prepared a warm welcome for his distinguished guests.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, pays an archipastoral visit to the Diocese of Canada from June 5-23, 2015.
According to the decision of the Holy Assembly of Bishops in May of this year His Holiness was asked to administer the Diocese of Canada. Serbian Patriarch arrived at the seat of the Diocese on 5 June 2015. His Holiness was accompanied by protodeacon Damjan Bozic.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated, on Whit Monday, 1 June 2015, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy on the occasion of the Patrons Saint-day of the church at the Representation of the Patriarchate of Moscow in Belgrade - the church of Holy Trinity on Tasmajdan.
1st Sunday after Pentecost:
All Saints; Third Finding of the Honorable
Head of Saint John the Baptist
RESURRECTIONAL TROPARION - TONE EIGHT: You descended from on high, O Merciful One! You accepted the three-day burial to free us from our sufferings. O Lord, our Life and Resurrection: Glory to You!
The clergy and parishioners of Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in Youngstown celebrated their Church Slava on Sunday, May 31, 2015, Pentecost Sunday. The clergy and parishioners of Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church in Youngstown celebrated their Church Slava on Sunday, May 31, 2015, Pentecost Sunday. Joining the parish priest, Fr. Dragan Goronjic, at the holy altar were V. Rev. Stavrophor Djordje Mileusnic from St. Demetrius Serbian Church in Akron, Ohio and V. Rev. Milovan Katanic from St. George Serbian Church in Hermitage, Pennsylvania. Fr. Djordje delivered the festal homily following the gospel reading and spoke of the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Apostles, how they preached the good news of the gospel and how all of us are called to do the same with both our words and deeds.