NEWS AND EVENTS - Saturday, February 20, 2016
MONASTERY SLAVA IN ESCONDIDO
Escondido,CA - The Meeting of the Lord Monastery, located in the rocky hills of Escondido, California just north of San Diego, celebrated its Monastery Slava on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The festal celebration began with the arrival of the diocesan bishop, His Grace Bishop Maxim of Western America. Concelebrating with His Grace at the Divine Liturgy were V. Rev. Stavrophor Lazar Vasiljevic, V. Rev. Blasko Paraklis, V. Rev. Bratislav Krsic and V. Rev. Milovan Katanic. Also serving were Deacon Zoran Aleksic, Deacon Paul Germain and Deacon David-John Williams. At the conclusion of the liturgy and after the blessing of the Slava kolach and koljivo His Grace addressed the clergy and faithful and spoke of the joy of the feast of the Meeting of Lord, touching upon our own meeting with God at the eucharistic celebration and our meeting, our encounters with one another, our neighbors.
An agape meal was served for all clergy and faithful following the Divine Liturgy.