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
College Student Retreat - An Amazing Experience!
Saturday, August 11, 2018
By the grace of God and the protection of His Most-Holy Mother and with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Longin and the efforts of the Youth Department of the Diocese of New Gracanica and Midwestern America, as well as the constant support of the KSS, the second annual college student retreat was a tremendous success. Continue
Fr. Andrej from Dechani Monastery Visited Serbian Cathedral in Chicago
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
“With us, everything begins with Kosovo and leads back to Kosovo, because Kosovo is the bearer of dignity and honor of the Serbian people.” (Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littorals)
On the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, Orthodox Serbs of Chicago and the surrounding area had the opportunity to commune both spiritually and prayerfully with Fr. Andrej, a hieromonk of Visoki Decani Monastery in Kosovo and Metohija and professor at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Seminary school in Prizren. Fr. Andrej has been in the United States of America for several days, and the main reason for his visit is two-fold. He participated in the 100th Anniversary of the completion of the World War I, which was organized by the Eastern American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, and at a Conference for Religious Freedom, which was organized by the American government. Both of these meaningful events took place in the US Capitol, Washington, D.C.Aside from that, Fr. Andrej visited our monasteries and churches, as well as many significant landmarks in America. On the feast of Martyrs Trophimus and Theophilus, Sunday, August 5, 2018, Fr. Andrej celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Holy Resurrection Cathedral in Chicago. Concelebrating with him were Archpriest Darko Spasojevic, Cathedral Dean, and Archpriest Dobrivoje Milunovic, Parish Priest. Continue
Solemn Liturgy in Washington
Friday, August 3, 2018
On Saturday, July 28, 2018 at the Saint Nicholas Cathedral Church (OCA) in Washington, DC and also the war memorial church of the Russian immigrants from the beginning of the 20th century, the solemn Holy Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was served as the highlight of the 100th Anniversary of the Day the Serbian Flag Waved at the White House.
Officiating at the Divine Liturgy was His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America with the con-celebration of the host hierarch His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America and the diocesan clergy. Continue
In Memoriam: Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Dr. Mateja Matejic
Monday, July 30, 2018