The St. Nicholas Church-School congregation in Phoenix, Arizona celebrated their fiftieth anniversary last weekend. "Formal and solemn" best describe the atmosphere among the Serbs in metro Phoenix. With their presence three hierarchs elevated the truly great jubilee: the host, Bishop Maxim of Western America, Bishop Longin of New Gracanica and Midwestern America and special guest Bishop Grigorije of Zahum and Herzegovina. There were also guests who came from all over: Herzegovina, Chicago, California, Hawaii.
On the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, February 15, 2014, His Grace Bishop Dr. Mitrophan officiated at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St. Nikodim Chapel at the Episcopal Headquarters, Mars, Pennsylvania.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, on the occasion of the Patron Saint-Day of the chapel, officiated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy at the Patriarchate chapel of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in Belgrade.
His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch celebrated the vigil service on the Eve of the Patron Feast-day of the church of Saint Simeon the Myrrh-Gusher in New Belgrade last night, on February 25, 2014.