Youngwood Parish Celebrates 100 Years

Youngwood Parish Celebrates 100 Years

With great pride in our forefathers who struggled and sacrificed in order to found and perpetuate our Holy Church, and much joy in the celebration of an important milestone, parishioners and friends of the Holy Ascension of Our Lord Church in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, celebrated 100 years of service to God on May 20, 2012.

Divine Liturgy was concelebrated by Proto Dragoljub Malich and former parish priest Proto Stephen Zaremba and  Proto Vladimir Demshuk. The choir was directed by Shan Stanoszek and the Epistle was read by Lauren Musgrave. Honored Kumovi were Phil Monte and Angeline Babich.

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attends inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended yesterday, on June 11, 2012 on the occasion of the inauguration of the President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic. The reception at the building of the Presidency of Serbia was also attended by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa and His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno, vicar of Serbian Patriarch.  

Visit of Patriarch Irinej and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops to President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia

His Holiness Irinej accompanied by His Eminence Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops Their Graces Bishops Vasilije of Srem, Irinej of Backa and Jovan of Sumadija on the second day of his visit, on June 8, 2012 visited President of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Ivo Josipovic and Prime Minister of Croatia Mr. Zoran Milovanovic. 

Sunday of All Saints

Sunday of All Saints

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch on First Sunday after Pentecost - Sunday of All Saints, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church in Belgrade, and His Grace Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno served in the church of Saint Mark. 

Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb

Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb
Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb
Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb
Solemn reception regarding the departure of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and members of the Holy Synod of Bishops from Zagreb

After the evening service in the church of St. Sava in Zagreb where His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch was present along with the host Metropolitan Jovan and many Bishops of our Holy Church, the reception was held at the premises of the spiritual centre. Among invitees there were high representatives of the City of Zagreb led by mayor Milan Bandic, Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Stanislav Vukicevic, representatives of the Serbian institutions and organizations in Croatia, as well as the all who helped finishing of the construction of this magnificent church. For the great help and cooperation during the construction of the Grammar school and the spiritual centre, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch awarded Mayor of Zagreb Mr. Milan Bandic the Order of Emperor Constantine the Great.