Serbian Orthodox Church
The Holy Archangel Michael Parish and Church Community in Homebush, celebrated its patronal feast day the Holy Archangel Michael on Sunday, 22 November 2015.
This very solemn occasion was enhanced with two important events for this parish, which consists of Orthodox faithful who come from almost all over the world, and is known for conducting services in the English language.
St. Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church of Santa Clara Valley celebrated its Patron Saint in their new Church that is still under construction.
His Grace Bishop Maxim accompanied with Bay Area priests conducted Hierarchical Divine Liturgy along with number of faithful that include all neighboring parishes, as well as host parish.
On Friday, 20 November 2015, in the late afternoon, a solemn celebration of the patron of Holy monastery of Kovilj, the Holy Archangel Michael and all the Bodiless Powers of Heaven, began with the Great Vesper service in the monastery chapel of Venerable Fathers of Mount Athos.
Hieromonk Dionisije of the Kovilj Monastery served the Vesper service with the concelebration of deacons from Novi Sad – Veljko Vasiljev and Zoran Malesevic. His Eminence, Metropolitan Dr. Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana conducted the monastic choir at the right chanters’ apse. The vesper service was attended by Their Graces Bishop Dr. Irinej of Backa and Bishop Jeronim of Jegar.
The Cathedral church in Belgrade marked, on Saturday, its church slava, the Feast of Holy Michael the Archangel, with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy which was officiated by His Grace Bishop Arsenije of Toplica.
On Saturday, 21 November 2015, the Cathedral church in Belgrade celebrated its church slava, the Synaxis of The Holy Archangel Michael and all the Bodiless Powers of Heaven, as well as an unusual jubilee – 170th anniversary since the beginning of the service in this building. The First Belgrade Singing Society, the choir of Cathedral church sang responses. The host of this year’s slava of the Cathedral church was lawyer Toma Fila. A lots of faithful gathered on Saturday to prayerfully mark this feast day.
The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church of Carmichaels, Pennsylvania is blessed to be a part of the Eastern American Diocese with His Grace Bishop Dr. MITROPHAN as the Diocesan Bishop. The parish is in the Pittsburgh Deanery.
With the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in the Saint's birthplace of Kornet in the Ljesani county on November 15, 2015 the first liturgy in commemoration of St. Mardarije of Ljesani-Libertyville and All-America was served in the Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Coastlands.