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Father Darko to Lead Pilgrimage to Mount Athos
Friday July 29, 2016

Chicago, IL - The Cathedral Office is pleased to announce that V. Rev. Dr. Darko Spasojevic, Cathedral Dean, will lead a pilgrimage to the holy monasteries of Mount Athos from October 3rd – 9th, 2016.

The six day prayer and study trip will feature visits to the holy Athonite monasteries of Hilandar, Grigoriou, Simonopetra, Karyes, Iviron, Great Lavra, and Panteleimon, including overnight hospitality and participation in the monastic cycle of divine services at each of the holy communities. Continue


Bishop of Australia and New Zealand Bishop-Elect of Eastern America
Thursday July 28, 2016

On 25 May 2016 the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church elected by acclamation Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand to the Throne of Bishops of Eastern America following the election of His Grace Bishop Mitrophan of Eastern America to the Throne of Bishops of Canada.

Bishop Irinej was born Mirko Dobrijevic in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, to his father Djuro and mother Milica (nee Svilar). His elementary and secondary education was completed in Cleveland, Ohio. After studying at the Cleveland Institute of Art from 1973-1975, he attended St Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary in South Canaan, Pennsylvania from 1975-1979, where he graduated with a Licentiate in Theology with the academic distinction maxima cum laude. In 1980 he enrolled in St Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Crestwood, New York and graduated in 1982 with a Master of Divinity degree with Honourable Mention for his master's thesis Bishop Nicholai Velimirovich: A 1921 Mission to America. Following which, he entertained studies at the Athens Centre in 2000 and 2003 receiving levels I and II certificates in contemporary Greek language. Continue

Learning the Liturgy at St. Elijah's VBS
Wednesday, July 19, 2016

Merrillville, IN - St. Elijah Serbian Orthodox Church held its annual VBS camp from July 11-15. Camp was held on St. Elijah’s beautiful grounds and organized by Cindy Stojic and Nina Gavric.  This year, over 70 children from near and far participated in a memorable week full of fun activities and enriching classes which included religion, music, culture, and kolo dancing. Campers also participated in crafts, sports, and two field trips. It was a joy to see each child arrive with beaming smiles on their faces when they arrived Monday as they anxiously waited for camp to begin. Every year the children look forward to this camp where they form lifelong friendships and experience the joy and beauty of our Orthodox faith and Serbian culture. Continue

Patronal Feast Celebration in Eugene
Monday, July 11, 2016

Eugene, OR - "When you visit a certain place, your visit, in fact, begins when you leave for then the place begins to visit you!"

With these words of our father and Bishop Maxim addressed to the sons and daughters of the Orthodox Church, the People of God, gathered at the Church of St. John of Shanghai, of San Francisco and all Orthodoxy, began the visit of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, held recently in Crete, in liturgical communities worldwide. Continue


Ordination in Elizabeth
Monday, July 4, 2016

Elizabeth, NJ - On Tuesday, January 28th, His Grace Bishop Dr +Mitrophan served the Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at St George Serbian Orthodox Church. On the Feast of Vidovdan, commemorating the Great-Martyr Tsar Lazar of Kosovo and the New Serbian Martyrs, His Grace ordained seminarian Vedran Grabic to the rank of Deacon. Also present at Liturgy where Fr Zoran Radovic of St George (Elizabeth, NJ) and Fr Vladislav Radujkovic from St John the Baptist (Paterson, New Jersey). Continue

Celebration Honoring Bishop Mitrophan
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

On the occasion of His Grace Bishop Mitrophan’s 25 years of service to our Diocese and election as the new Bishop of the Canadian Diocese, our Diocesan Council has started planning a celebration in His honor which is scheduled for August 13, 2016 in Aliquippa, PA.

Please save this date. Complete details will be posted as soon as they are finalized.



Ordination of Deacon Zoran Aleksic to the Holy Priesthood
Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Alhambra, CA - Axios and many years to Deacon Zoran Aleksic, who was ordained to the holy priesthood on June 6th, 2016 by His Grace Bishop Maxim during the Heirarchical Divine Liturgy held at Saint Steven's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Alhambra, California.

Also concelebrating the Liturgy were Very Rev. Nicholas Ceko, Dean of the Cathedral, Rev. Norman Kosanovich, Assistant Priest, Rev. Milan Unkovic, parish priest at the Saint Simeon Serbian Orthodox Church in Las Vegas, and Deacon Paul Germain from the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in San Diego.  Continue

Holy Resurrection Cathedral Announces Pilgrimage
Monday, May 16, 2016

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