On Thursday, July 12, 2012 Peter and Paul's monastery celebrated its slava with the Divine Liturgy which was served by His Grace Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina. During the Liturgy there was a baptism, and many believers partook the Holy Sacrament. After the solemn procession, Bishop Grigorije addressed the present.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received yesterday on July 10, 2012 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade His Excellency Francois-Xavier Deniau, ambassador of the Republic of France in Belgrade and Mr. Henri Loyrette, General Director of the Louvre Museum in Paris with associates.
His Grace Bishop Maksim of Western America visited the monastery of Hilandar on a great feast - Saint Vitus Day. On this occasion he conveyed greetings of believers from his diocese who participated with a great love and sacrifice in a charity enterprize "Circle 100" and collected, in the first of three annual actions, 100.000 USD for the help of the restoration of the monastery of Hilandar.
His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska-Prizren met on July 7, 2012 in Skopje with His Grace Bishop David of Stobi and locum tenens of Strumica in order to express his support to Metropolitan Jovan of Skopje, as well as all members of the Orthodox Archbishopric of Ohrid.
GALVESTON — History isn’t really linear. Instead, it is marked by inflection points. These are places in time when the world seems to pivot around one moment, one person or one decision.
October A.D. 312 is one of these most singular moments. It was then, according to traditional teaching, when the Roman Emperor Constantine dished out a dramatic defeat to an enemy known as Maxentius in a battle just north of the eternal city. Before combat was joined, the young ruler was said to have seen the image of a cross in the dawning sky, along with the words, presumably in Latin, that set forth his future. The heavenly sky writing read, “In this sign you will conquer.”