the Serbian Orthodox Church
PUBLIC FORUMS IN SMEDEREVSKA PALANKA
Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija has blessed the initiative of Mr.
Radoslav Cokic, the president of the municipality of Smederevska
Palanka, to organize a spiritual public forum each month in Smederevska
Palanka for the purpose of enriching Orthodox culture. The first
lecture will be held on March 10 and the lecturer will be His
Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadija on the topic “St. Sava, the Eternal
Teacher of the Serbian people”. The spiritual public forum in
Smederevska Palanka will be held in the large conference room
of the Municipal Assembly building.
OF ST. PETER OF CETINJE SEMINARY SET OUT ON PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY
of the St. Peter of Cetinje Seminary departed on a journey to
the Holy Land and the Sinai Peninsula. His Grace Bishop Joakim
of Velic and the first rector of the restored Cetinje Seminary,
Protopresybter-Stavrophor Momcilo Krivokapic, will lead the group
of pilgrims, including professors and students of the Cetinje
This year’s graduating class of the Cetinje Seminary is the tenth
since the schools restoration in 1992. Following the example of
the first graduating class of the school, which visited Jerusalem
and the Holy Land on its graduation trip, the administration decided
that the class on the school’s ten-year anniversary would follow
in their footsteps.
During the course of their pilgrimage from February 23 to March
9, the seminarians will venerate the Holy Shrines of the Holy
City of Jerusalem, the Jordan Valley, the Tiberiad and Mt. Sinai.
The professors and students of the Cetinje Seminary will also
be received by His Holiness the Patriarch of Jerusalem, the rector
of the Jerusalem Seminary, and the elders of numerous monasteries
in the region. As well, the pilgrims of Cetinje are planning,
by the grace of God, to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial
ORTHODOX TV CHANNEL
CREATED IN DIOCESE OF EKATERINBURG
13 January 2005, the Day of the Russian Press, the television
station of the Ekaterinburg diocese was created, which will begin
broadcasting on January 31. This is the first Orthodox TV station
in Russia, which plans to broadcast 17 hours daily to all cities
of the Ekaterinburg region. Seven hours each day are to be dedicated
to religious programs, with the remaining ten hours used to transmit
educational and informational programs.
station is part of the diocesan Department of Information and
Publishing, which already includes a print shop, publishing house,
information agency, several newspapers and magazines, as well
as a 24-hour Orthodox radio station.
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