Monongahela river blessing

With the archpastoral Blessing of His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrophan, every year during the celebration of the Feast of Theophany, parishioners and friends of the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in  Carmichaels, Pennsylvania gather on the banks of the banks of the nearby Monongahela River under the Masontown Bridge for the annual river blessing. This year the blessing took place following the Divine Liturgy on Sunday, January 22, 2012.

Shenango river blessing

Shenango river blessing
Shenango river blessing
Shenango river blessing
Shenango river blessing

A new tradition began in the Pan Orthodox community of the Shenango Valley in Northwest Pennsylvania on Sunday, January 22, 2012 as parishioners from the local Orthodox parishes gathered Sunday afternoon at the Shenango River for a Theophany celebration and the blessing of the Shenango River. The Shenango River is a principal tributary of the Beaver River in western Pennsylvania. It also briefly flows through small portions of northeastern Ohio.

Epiphany in Stuttgart

Epiphany in Stuttgart
Epiphany in Stuttgart
Epiphany in Stuttgart
Epiphany in Stuttgart

On the occasion of Epiphany, His Grace Bishop Konstantin served on January 18, the feast day's vesper service in Göppingen and performed Epiphany's water blessing. On Epiphany, His Grace Bishop served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Great Water blessing at the church of Synaxis of Holy Serbs in Stuttgart.

Slava of Bishop Milutin

Slava of Bishop Milutin

His GRace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo on the day of His Patron Saint's Day, the Saint John the Prophet, Forerunner and the Baptist of the Lord, served the Divine Liturgy in the side chapel of the Bishopric court in Valjevo.

In the side chapel devoted to this saint, Bishop was concelebrated by heugomen Michael, head of the monastery of Jovanja near Valjevo, and hierodeacon Siluan (Popovic), professor of the Prizren seminary. The act of cutting the slava cake was done in the presence of priests and monks of the Diocese of Valjevo, Mayor and representatives of the authorities and the institutions of the Town of Valjevo.

Feast day's liturgical gatherings in Australia

Feast day's liturgical gatherings in Australia
Feast day's liturgical gatherings in Australia
Feast day's liturgical gatherings in Australia
Feast day's liturgical gatherings in Australia

Cabramatta - In a Cathedral church of St. Great Martyr George in Sidney's Cabramatta the feast day of Teophany was celebrated this year in a most solemn way. The Holy Hierarchal Liturgy was served by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Australia-New Zealand with the concelebration of protopresbyter-staurophor Djura Djordjevic, head of the church, presbyter Djordje Veselinovic, second parish priest of Cabramatta and deacon Nemanja Mrdjenovic.