His Grace Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN came to the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania on Sunday November 3, 2013 to celebrate the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy. When the Diocesan Bishop comes to the parish to celebrate the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy, the fullness of the Church is joyously experienced. Sunday, November 3, 2013 was a special day at St. George Church.
On Saturday, November 2, the Cathedral Board, Fr. Djokan and Church Stewards held their annual fundraising banquet, dedicated to the gathering of funds for the restoration of the St. Sava Center. Because seating was limited, only 130 guests could be accommodated, although a number of people requested tickets. The dais was graced by HRH Prince Alexander and HRH Princess Katherine, Consul General of Serbia, Mirjana Zivkovic, Director of the Washington, DC Office of Republika Srpska, Obrad Kesich, V. Rev. Fr. Alexandar Vlajkovic (Boston) and V. Rev. Fr. Velisa Vasic (Stockholm, Sweden).
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch received on 12 November 2013 at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade Mr. Michael Davenport, Head of the EU Delegation to Serbia, with associates. His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana attended the meeting, as well.
Each 11 November throughout Australian continent the end of the First World War is celebrated in a solemn and touching way. It is the day when one pay respect to all who gave their lives not only in the World War I but in all other righteous wars since then, as well.
Citizens of Novi Sad marked yesterday 95th anniversary of the triumphal entrance of the Serbian Army in Novi Sad, led by Major Vojislav Bugarski. The Divine Liturgy at the building of the Command of the First Brigade of the Army Garrison Command of Novi Sad.
The celebrations began with the service of Divine Liturgy at the building of the Command of the First Brigade of the Land forces in the Army Garrison Command of Novi Sad and the rite of consecration of the liturgical space, dedicated to Holy Great Martyr Nestor, Christian soldier and spiritual follower of Saint Demetrius of Thessaloniki. His Grace Bishop Dr Irinej of Backa celebrated the Divine Liturgy with the concelebration of Bishop Dr Porfirije of Jegar and Army and the clergy. A chapel in the Command of the First Brigade is the second liturgical space in the Serbian Armed Forces which was prepared for service. The Divine Liturgy was attended by Mayor of Novi Sad Mr. Milos Vucevic, Minister of Defence Mr. Nebojsa Rodic, as well as Imam of Vojvodina Effendi Muhamed Zilkic. Commanders of all subordinate battalions, representatives of senior soldiers and civilians, as well as representatives of the citizenry participated in the prayerful ceremony. The host of the gathering in the building of the Command of the First Brigade of the Land Forces was Brigade General Stojan Batinic with his associates.