Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day of the Republic of Srpska

Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day of the Republic of Srpska
Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day of the Republic of Srpska
Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day of the Republic of Srpska
Armed Forces Day and Veterans Day of the Republic of Srpska

On Sunday, May 11th, 2014 at the Cultural centre Banski dvor in Banjaluka His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac attended the solemn academy on the occasion of marking the Armed Forces and Veterans Day  of the Republic of Srpska.

The event was attended by President of Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik, Serbian member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Nebojsa Radmanovic, President of the Veterans Organization of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Pantelija Curguz, generals from R. Srpska in the Armed Forces of BiH, Minister of Labour Mr. Petar Djokic and others. 

St. George Parish of San Diego in California celebrates its Slava

St. George Parish of San Diego in California celebrates its Slava
St. George Parish of San Diego in California celebrates its Slava
St. George Parish of San Diego in California celebrates its Slava
St. George Parish of San Diego in California celebrates its Slava

On Sunday, May 4th, 2014, with the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, the parish in San Diego celebrated the Sunday of the Myrrh-bearing Women and their Church Slava – Parish Patronal Feast Day of St. George the Great Martyr. Though the Feast Day of St. George falls on Tuesday, May 6th, the parish according to established practice celebrates their Church Slava on the Sunday closest to the actual Feast Day.

His Grace Bishop Maxim served the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with concelebrants: protopresbyter-stavrophor Velimir Petakovic, protopresbyter-stavrophor Bozidar Draskovic, both former parish priests, protopresbyter Bratislav Bratso Krsic, the parish priest, Deacon Paul Germain, parish deacon, in the presence of many parishioners and the faithful from other Orthodox parishes of the San Diego area. Protopresbyter-stavrophor Milan Vukovic, parish priest at the neighboring parish of St. Petka in San Marcos, joined in the celebration later during the banquet and program. 

Doxology to Archbishop Ambrosios of Peterhof

At the Cathedral church of Saint Basil of Ostrog in Niksic on 7 May 2014, the doxology was served in honour of  the arrival of His Eminence Arcbishop Ambrose of Peterhof, rector of the Saint Petersburg's Spiritual Academy to the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic. 

His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic welcome cordially HIs Eminence Archbishop Ambrose, who came to the Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic on the occasion of the feast day of the Resurrection of Christ and forthcoming slava of the Cathedral church of Saint Basil of Ostrog with his associates, professors and students of the St. Petersburg's Spiritual Academy in order to participate in the cultural and spiritual event " Days of Saint Basil of Ostrog"