Eparchial (Diocesan) News

The 29th Annual Opening of the Law Term for 2010

The Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Churches in Australia (SCCOCA) sponsored the 29th Annual Opening of the Law Term for 2010 with an Inter-Orthodox Prayer Service held at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Sydney on Thursday evening, 11 February 2010. In the presence of several hundred participants, clergy and lay, especially legal professionals from the Inter-Orthodox community, and notable guests from the judiciary headed by the Honourable Chief Justice James Jacob Spigelman AC and the Honourable Attorney General John Hatzistergos.

St. Sava's Day Academy in London

On Sunday, January 31, 2010, at the St. Sava church in London the Patron Saint's day of the church was formally celebrated. Most of the priests from the United Kingdom served with the head of the church, father Milun Kostic,  as well as the head of the church Lazarica from Krusevac, father Dragi Veskovac. He was a guest of the church of St. Sava this year, along with KUD October 14 from Krusevac upon the invitation of the head father Milun.

 

Bishop Jovan serves at St. Sava church at the Airport

His Grace Bishop Jovan of Shumadia on Monday February 1, 2010 on a day of St. Macaryous the Great, served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the St. Sava church at the airport. Bishop of Shumadia served the Holy Liturgy with the priests who were at the church and the seminary rector of St. John Chrysostom Zoran Krstic.

St. Sava's Day Academy in Podgorica

The central St. Sava's Day Academy in the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral  was held last night in the crypt of the Cathedral church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica. At the beginning there was a welcoming speech of His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral Amfilohije, and the gathered were also greeted by advisors to the President of Montenegro and Serbia, Sonja Tomovic Sundić and Mladjen Djordjevic.

Vandalism in Tuzla

On January 26 at 20 hours and 15 minutes three unknown persons jumped the fence of the courtyard of the Cathedral church of the Holy Dormition of the Mother of God in Tuzla, after which they wrote on the south side of the church a graffiti of the insulting content: "Let's kill Serbs".

The Tuzla Canton police conducted an investigation and is working on finding the perpetrator of one of the more numerous vandalisms of Orthodox churches in the Canton of Tuzla.