Ninth Annual Assembly in Cleveland
Saturday, October 13, 2018
The day began with a celebration of the Divine Liturgy at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Parma, Ohio. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, Chairman of the Assembly, opened the meeting with a prayer. His Eminence Metropolitan Gregory of Nyssa, Secretary of the Assembly, took the roll call. Twenty-five hierarchs were present. Prior to the meeting, the hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia notified the Chairman that they have suspended their participation in the Assembly in light of events currently ongoing in Ukraine. Continue
V. Rev. Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Drogoljub Dennis Pavichevich
With great sadness and heavy hearts, we announce the falling asleep in the Lord of V. Rev. Protpresbyter-Stavrofor Dragoljub Dennis Pavichevich on Sunday, October 7, 2018, at the age of 72.
Below are the funeral arrangements:
Friday, October 12, 2018
7:00 PM - Pomen at St. Nikola Serbian Orthodox Church, 4301 Prairie Avenue, Brookfield, Illinois 60513
Saturday, October 13, 2018
9:00 AM - Memorial Divine Liturgy and Priest’s Funeral Service (approximately 10:30 AM) at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, 5701 N. Redwood Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60631
Burial will follow at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Monastery, 32377 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois 60048
The Problem with the Kosovo "Solution"
Friday, October 5, 2018
For most Christians residing in the West, the Kosovo “question” has long been forgotten. But for Serbs and other non-majority communities who live in Kosovo, the march of the international community toward ethnic zones in an independent Kosovo presents a genuine risk to our sacred shrines and our lives.
The lynchpin in the current international plan, wrongly supported by the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, calls for areas of “delimitation between Serbs and Albanians.” This would create ethnically pure territories within Kosovo, forcing over 80,000 Kosovo Serbs to leave their homes. This scenario would forever estrange our people from their historic sacred spaces and—as it has in all other instances across the globe—it will almost certainly lead to violence. Continue
Western American Diocesan Days 2018
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
One last visit to Jackson, California, as the summer days approach their end, is sure to evoke memories of summer camp, the fun and friendships, whether they be a month ago or years and years. These were the feelings shared by clergy as they arrived from all directions of the vast Western American Diocese for the 22nd Annual Diocesan Days which officially began Friday, August 31, 2018. Greeted and warmly welcomed by their diocesan hierarch and spiritual father His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America,continue
Schererville Parish Reflects, Looks Ahead
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
SCHERERVILLE, IN – As the St. George Serbian Orthodox Church community came together to celebrate the Feast Day of Transfiguration, it was an especially joyous time as many of our youngsters chanted the antiphons during the Holy Liturgy, several parishioners partook of Holy Communion and everyone witnessed the blessing of the grapes. It also gave the faithful an opportunity to reflect on the immediate past and plan for the future. Continue