These days the Diocese of Western America has a special honor and joy to welcome again Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina who brought us all blessings of sacred places, martyrs and saints of Herzegovina.
On 25th Sunday after Pentecost, with the blessing of Bishop Maxim of Western America, Bishop Grigorije of Zahumlje-Herzegovina celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Cathedral church of Saint Stephen the First-Crowned in Los Angeles.
His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej awarded Mr. Alexandar Porfiriyevich Torshin, First Deputy President of the Council of the Assembly of the Russian Federation and the founder of the International Humanitarian Fundation "Saint Sabbas the Sanctified" for the Preservation of Christian Sacred Places in Kosovo and Metohija, with the Order of Holy King Milutin during the ceremony at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade today, on 2 December 2014 .
The solemn award ceremony was attended by the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops Their Graces Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac, Vasilije of Srem, Hrizostom of Zvornik-Tuzla and Teodosije of Raska-Prizren.
St. Stevan of Dechani, Serbian Orthodox Church in Columbus Ohio, celebrated its patron Saint on Sunday, November 23, 2014. Beautiful singing of our choir contributed to the festivity of this special event.
Metropolitan Amfilohije pays canonical visit to the Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central America1. December 2014 - 11:48
His Eminence Amfilohije, Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, as Bishop-Administrator of the Diocese of Buenos Aires and South-Central America arrived to Buenos Aires on 24 November 2014.
The clergy of the Diocese, representatives of the Administration of the parish in Buenos Aires with the president of the church-school congregation and protodeacon Nikola Radisa as well as a few parishioners welcomed His Eminence int the Cathedral church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God. Bishop John of Caracas and South America of the Russian Orthodox Church in Exile was among those who welcomed His Eminence.
Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost
RESURRECTIONAL TROPARION - TONE EIGHT:
You descended from on high, O Merciful One! You accepted the three day burial to free us from our sufferings! O Lord, our Life and Resurrection: Glory to You!