Eparchial (Diocesan) News
On Thursday, February 4, 2016 His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej, administrator of the Diocese of Canada, visited the Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church in Guelph.
This parish is one of the newest parishes in the Canadian Diocese. Founded in February 2012 at the 30th Diocesan Assembly and with the blessing of Bishop Georgije. Fr. Jovan Marjanac, the parish priest, welcomed the Serbian Patriarch. Together with their priest and many faithful the many children were there in their traditional folklore dress with pogaca, salt and flowers. The Doxology was served by the local priest, Fr. Jovan, together with Protosindjel Vasilije, the abbot of the Milton Monastery and Protodeacon Damjan Bozic. Bishop Christopher, vicar to His Eminence Sotirios, Metropolitan of Toronto (Greek Orthodox Church), Bishop Mina of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Canada, Bishop Mim of Hamilton, V. Rev. Costas Tsasrudias, parish priest of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Kitchener, V. Rev. Vasilios Petropulos, of the St. George Church in Guelph, V. Rev. Stavrophor Dragomir Ninkovic from Kitchener and V. Rev. Stavrophor Dusan Gnjatic from Waterloo.
On Sunday December 20th His Grace, Rt. Rev. Bishop Mitrophan, visited the CSC "St. Nicholas" in Philadelphia (Elkins Park) PA. His Grace accepted the invitation of Fr. Milorad and Popadija Milena Orlic to be thier guest for their patron saint, St. Nicholas.
From Sunrise to Sunset Avenue, heading west along one of those gorgeous, tree-lined streets that you find all throughout the cozy community of Fair Oaks, look to your right after passing the sign for the cemetery.
Turn your gaze upward toward the heavens. You will suddenly gasp as you see one of the most impressive and elegant examples of Eastern Orthodox Church architecture that you’ve ever seen on the West Coast. You will behold the house that Miladin built.
+Mother Ana (Radetic) fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, December 12th - may her memory be eternal!
St. George held it’s annual Serb Fest in Clearwater, Florida. It is a three-day event every November and this year the congregation celebrated 20 years of holding this Festival. There were delicious foods such as karma, goulash, Serbian baked beans and baked goods. The grill also offered a variety of delacasies!