Office of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija in the Patriarchate of Pec

At the joint session of the Holy Synod of Bishops and the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija of the Holy Assembly of Bishops held in Belgrade on September 14-15 on the occasion of the newest events on the north of Kosovo, also one long-lasting decision was made regarding the activity of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kosovo and Metohija.

Bearing in mind that Kosovo and Metohija  demand an endeavor of the entire Church and the nation, it is decided to restore the office of the Committee for Kosovo and Metohija, which was previously led by current Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand, and that it will from now on  have its seat in the Patriarchate of Pec. Its task will be an organisation and documenting the work of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Holy Assembly of Bishops, as well as creating an archive and a library regarding  Kosovo and Metohija and developments there in general.

Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and Jubilee in Brcko

Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and Jubilee in Brcko

Bishop Vasilije of Zvornik-Tuzla served on the feast day of St. Autonomos Holy Martyr, Odanija of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God, the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of the Ascension of the Most Holy Theotokos in Brcko.

His Grace was concelebrated by hierarchal deputy of Brcko protopresbyter-staurophor Slavko Maksimovic, protosyngellos Mihajlo (Tosic), protonamesniks Predrag Cirkovic and Vujadin Stanisic and protodeacon Zarko Mijatovic and Slavoljub Milosevic and deacon Velibor Simic.

Cross and bell consecrated on Misar

Cross and bell consecrated on Misar

On the day of Odanija of Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos, on September 25/12 2011, Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac with priests of vicarages of Pocerje and Sabac consecrated the cross and bell of the church on Misar.

Bishop Lavrentije greeted the gathered people with interesting sermon about  the Cross and the significance of the Bell in our Holy Church.

A new mission parish

A new mission parish
A new mission parish
A new mission parish
A new mission parish

On Saturday September 24th on the holy day of the Venerable Theodora; Venerable Sergius and Germanus a great historic event happened for the Serbs of Charlottesville. His Grace Bishop Mitrophan with V. Rev. Dragan Zaric and Fr. Ljubisa Brnjos, held the first Divine Liturgy. With a big outcome of Serbs from Charlottesville and a large number of guests from Richmond, the Holy Liturgy was held in the Greek Orthodox Church in Charlottesville.

Kolo Sestara in Atlanta celebrates its Slava

On Sunday Sept 25, 2011 Kolo sisters from Atlanta celebrated their Krsna Slava. Following the Divine Liturgy together with many of the Kolo sisters and faithful parishioners fr. Miladin blessed the Slavski kolac and zito and welcomed on behalf of Kolo Sisters very special guests.

This years Atlanta Serbs had among themselves Millie Radovic who is the president of Kolo Savez and Millie Vignovic from Pittsburgh Pa. Honoured Kuma for this year was Pera Surla, and continuing the tradition next year’s kuma is Jelka Stanjevic who is a long standing member of the Kolo.