Weekly Diocesan Bulletin - Sunday, May 24, 2015

Seventh Sunday of Pascha: The Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council; Saints Cyril & Methodius, Enlighteners of the Slavs


RESURRECTIONAL TROPARION - TONE SIX: The angelic powers were at Your tomb; the guards became as dead men.  Mary stood by Your grave, seeking Your most pure Body.  You did capture hell, not being tempted by it.  You did come to the Virgin, granting life.  O Lord who rose from the dead:  Glory to You!

Burning of the Relics of St. Sava – St. Sava Monastery Slava Commemorated on May 10, 2015

Burning of the Relics of St. Sava – St. Sava Monastery Slava Commemorated on May 10, 2015
Burning of the Relics of St. Sava – St. Sava Monastery Slava Commemorated on May 10, 2015
Burning of the Relics of St. Sava – St. Sava Monastery Slava Commemorated on May 10, 2015
Burning of the Relics of St. Sava – St. Sava Monastery Slava Commemorated on May 10, 2015

Sunday, May 10, 2015 was the Burning of the Relics of St. Sava, marking the burning of the relics of St. Sava at Vracar in Belgrade by Sinan Pasha in 1595. This is the Slava day of the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery, Libertyville, IIlinois. On Sunday, the clergy and faithful enthusiastically joined together to acknowledge the holiness of St. Sava who lives despite the burning of his relics.

Introduction to the Holy Scriptures of the New Testament

Lovers and seekers of God turn to the Holy Scriptures. Individuals serious about Christian learning immerse themselves in the New Testament. Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN is an accomplished New Testament scholar and professor.

His Grace has devoted countless hours to study, research and teaching the New Testament.  His thousands of miles of travel to St. Sava School of Theology to teach the New Testament reflect His depth of commitment, love and interest.

Publication of this book fills a great void in Orthodox scholarly New Testament writing in the English language. Individuals wanting to learn more about God as revealed and present in the New Testament need authoritative texts.

King's College London Welcomes "The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija."

King's College London Welcomes "The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija."
King's College London Welcomes "The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija."
King's College London Welcomes "The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija."
King's College London Welcomes "The Christian Heritage of Kosovo and Metohija."

On May 10, at King’s College London, one of the top 20 universities in the world (2013-4 QS international world rankings), a rare history and fine art book, published by Sebastian Press, was presented to a wider public interested to study or expand their knowledge about the cultural heritage of Kosovo and Metohija (Serbia). 

Bishop Maxim of Western America and Abbott Sava of Decani Monastery spoke about the book at the College Chapel at the Strand. This chapel is seen by many as the spiritual heart of the College. Vocal quartet led by Bozidar Smiljanic sung during the presentation.

Monastery Slava in Libertyville

  Sunday, May 10, 2015 was the Burning of the Relics of St. Sava, marking the burning of the relics of St. Sava at Vracar in Belgrade by Sinan Pasha in 1595. This is the Slava day of the St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery, Libertyville, IIlinois.