Presanctified Liturgy in Hermitage, PA

With the blessing of His Grace Bishop Irinej, Bishop of the Eastern America, the Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts was served on Wednesday during the sixth week of Great Lent at St. George Church in Hermitage, Pennsylvania.

Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus

Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus
Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus
Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus
Bishop Maxim Celebrates His Krsna Slava - The Feast of Saint Lazarus

His Grace Bishop Maxim and his parents, Proto Lazar and Protinica Radmila Vasiljevic, celebrated their Krsna Slava, on Lazarus Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Saint Steven's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California. 

His Grace Bishop Maxim concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with V. Rev. Lazar Vasiljevic, Bishop Maxim's father; V. Rev. Nicholas Ceko, Cathedral Dean; Rev. Norman Kosanovic, Assistant Priest at the Cathedral; V. Rev. Slobodan Jovic, parish priest at the Holy Archangel Michael Church in Sarratoga, CA; V. Rev. Predrag Bojovic, parish priest at the St. Sava Church in San Gabriel, CA.; and V. Rev. Jegarski, retired priest in Los Angeles. Many guests from throughout the Diocese joined His Grace in the Lazarus Day Festivities. 

Serbian Patriarch celebrated his Patron feast-day – St. Lazarus Saturday

Serbian Patriarch celebrated his Patron feast-day – St. Lazarus Saturday
Serbian Patriarch celebrated his Patron feast-day – St. Lazarus Saturday
Serbian Patriarch celebrated his Patron feast-day – St. Lazarus Saturday
Serbian Patriarch celebrated his Patron feast-day – St. Lazarus Saturday

His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej received on 8 April 2017, on the occasion of St.  Lazarus Day - the patron saint of His Holiness - after the Eucharistic gathering in the Cathedral church in Belgrade, Slava guests at the Patriarchal Residence in Belgrade, where a solemn rite of blessing the Slava bread was performed by His Grace Lavrentije, Bishop of Sabac.

The Slava ceremony was attended by His Grace Arsenije, Bishop of Toplice; President of the Republic of Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik; Mr. Nikola Selakovic; director of the Office for  Cooperation with Traditional Churches and Religious Commuinities Dr. Mileta Radojevic, ambassadors of the Russian Federation and Belarus, Mr. Aleksandar Chepurin and Mr. Vladimir Chushev, abbot of the monastery of Holy Archangels  of Kovilj archimadrite Isihije (Rogić), as well as by numerous representatives of political, economic and cultural life of the Serbian capital.