With the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Bishop Jovan of Ulpiana served yesterday, on the feast day of Sts. Cosmas and Damian the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the chapel of Holy Unmercenaries at the Clinical Centre of Serbia
The Bishop cut the slava cake along with the general director of the Clinical Centre, staff, patients, guests and the faithful. By congratulating the slava, Bishop Jovan conveyed the blessing of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch. In his sermon he reminded the present of the life of Holy Unmercenaries who were healing the sick with the God's help without expecting any reward.
His Grace Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN came to the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania on Sunday November 3, 2013 to celebrate the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy. When the Diocesan Bishop comes to the parish to celebrate the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, the fullness of the Church is joyously experienced. Sunday, November 3, 2013 was a special day at St. George Church.
On Saturday, November 2, the Cathedral Board, Fr. Djokan and Church Stewards held their annual fundraising banquet, dedicated to the gathering of funds for the restoration of the St. Sava Center. Because seating was limited, only 130 guests could be accommodated, although a number of people requested tickets. The dais was graced by HRH Prince Alexander and HRH Princess Katherine, Consul General of Serbia, Mirjana Zivkovic, Director of the Washington, DC Office of Republika Srpska, Obrad Kesich, V. Rev. Fr. Alexandar Vlajkovic (Boston) and V. Rev. Fr. Velisa Vasic (Stockholm, Sweden).
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on 12 November 2013 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Michael Davenport, Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, with associates. His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana attended the meeting, as well.
Each 11 November throughout Australian continent the end of the First World War is celebrated in a solemn and touching way. It is the day when one pay respect to all who gave their lives not only in the World War I but in all other righteous wars since then, as well.