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Earlier this year, we came together as a community United in Faith, Love and Action – working against the clock to find a matching bone marrow donor for Jelena Stojakovic.
I regret to inform you that despite your generous willingness to help, and our combined efforts to save her life, Jelena fell asleep in the Lord at a Seattle cancer treatment center on Tuesday, November 15. She was 32 years old. She was devoted to the Lord in faith and to improving the condition of her fellow man as shown through her years of service at International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC).
Many local and foreign delegations laid wreaths at memorials dedicated to victims of World War I in our country to mark the Armistice Day. Armistice Day is marked with public events throughout the world, to commemorate November 11, 1918, when the Allied forces signed the armistice with Germany. The central state ceremony honoring the Armistice Day was held near the Crypt of Defenders of Belgrade in World War I, at the New Cemetery in Belgrade.
Source: Diocese of Krusevac, photo: Мilijana Dukovic
"Our speaker for the first annual 'Missions Day' on our campus is someone you will not want to miss," enthuses Chancellor/CEO Archpriest Chad Hatfield. "Our presenter, Father Father Themi, at "home" in AfricaFather Themi, at "home" in AfricaThemistocles Adamopoulo, was once an atheist Rocker from Australia, now turned missionary to Africa."
St. George Serbian Orthodox Church's century celebration Sunday brought together Serbian royalty from Belgrade, Orthodox Christian clergy from across North America and Europe and hundreds of Serbian-Americans and friends.
Following morning worship services at the church, Crown Prince Alexander II and Princess Katherine of Serbia were honored guests at a luncheon at the nearby Halls of St. George in Schererville.