On Sunday of Holy Fathers Metropolitan Jovan of Zagreb-Ljubljana served the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the Cathedral church of Transfiguration of the Lord in Zagreb with the concelebration of the local priests. The Metropolitan addreessed the faithful with a sermon on the significance of the First Ecumenical Assembly and holy fathers to whom the Church devoted this Sunday.
Majdevo - With the blesings of Their Graces Bishops Teodosije of Raska-Prizren and David of Krusevac on May 15, 2012 the relics of Holy Unmercenaries and Healers Cosmas and Damian came to the church of St. Petka in Majdevo. Protosyngellos Teoctist, heugomen of the Sopocani monastery brought the relics.
During his stay in Serbia, His Grace Bishop Irinej visited a newly constructed building for the social housing in a supportive environment in Veliki Mokri Lug in Belgrade's municipality of Zvezdara. Eleven refugees and nine internally displaced families who have lived until recently in collective centres in Belgrade, on April 20, 2012 moved into flats in Veliki Mokri Lug.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended today's session of the Council of the University of Belgrade at which regular professor and dean of the Faculty of Medicine Vladimir Bumbasirevic was elected as the Rector of the greatest and the most significant educational institution in Serbia.
What a grand event for the Serbian community to see over 200 of our children from the Midwest come together on stage with pride and love of their Serbian heritage! Old Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church Sunday School was proud to host the First Annual Chicago Folklore Festival on April 28, 2012. This folklore competition brought together many Serbian families and friends from the Chicago land area, as well as from Rockford, Illinois, Mississauga and Toronto, Canada. It was indeed a beautiful program, well-organized and entertaining to all that had the chance to see it.
Hosted by the Old Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church Sunday School, the success of this event was due to the dedication of many people in their time, help and organization. The 2-hour program during the early evening displayed the distinguished dancing talents of our Serbian youth. With the setting of a school auditorium, including a spacious elevated stage, individual theater seats, and curtain call to close and open acts, our children captivated the audience with their choreography, graceful movements, and stunning traditional costumes.