Serbian Father’s Day
On Sunday, January 1st, we celebrated Serbian Father’s Day. It is a special tradition to honor our fathers on the Sunday before Christmas. After liturgy the joyous children tied Father Nektarije, who was ready with small treats to give them. The next day, Father Nektarije and Kelli D’Agnese set out to visit some of our…
Important and Urgent Announcement
Because of dangerous weather conditions, Divine Liturgy at St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, scheduled for Sunday, December 25th at 10:00 am, has been CANCELLED. Please be safe and exercise great caution in your travels.
Serbian Children’s Day – in Serbian known as “Detinjci”
In celebrating CHILDREN’S DAY we remember all the holy children of God, those innocent creatures of God who Christ Cites as the prime example to those of us who want to enter the kingdom of heaven. For He said: “Verily I say unto you, except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall…
ST. MARDARIJE OF LIBERTYVILLE
Saint Mardarije was born Ivan Uskokovic in Podgoritsa, Montenegro, in 1889. In 1907, he embraced monasticism at the Studenitsa Monastery and then relocated to Russia to study at the Saint Petersburg Theological Academy. After graduation, he was ordained by the Russian Orthodox Church and sent as a missionary to America. In 1919, he was one…
The Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy Theotokos
Troparion Today is the preview of the good will of God, of the preaching of the salvation of mankind. The Virgin appears in the temple of God, in anticipation proclaiming Christ to all. Let us rejoice and sing to her: Rejoice, O Divine Fulfillment of the Creator’s dispensation. Kontakion The most pure Temple of the…
Annual Church Meeting
On December 4, 2022 following the Divine Liturgy we will hold a meeting for election of officers and also our Kolo Annual meeting. A Lenten lunch is being served on Sunday.
Beginning of Lent
The Nativity Fast is one of four main fast periods throughout the ecclesiastical year. Beginning on November 28 and concluding on January 7, the Nativity Fast gives individuals the opportunity to prepare for the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior in the Flesh.
St. Nectarios Kephalas of Pentapolis
St. Nectarios was born in 1846 in Selvyria, Thrace. From his youth he felt the calling to be a priest, and was tonsured a monk while pursuing theological studies in Athens. Fulfilling a life-long hope, St. Nectarios started a convent on the Island of Aegina where he had heard that there were monasteries and churches…
FEDERATION OF CIRCLES OF SERBIAN SISTERS HOLDS FALL MEETING IN AKRON
On Saturday, November 12, 2022, the Federation of the Circles of Serbian Sisters (FCSS) of the Eastern American Diocese held its semi-annual meeting at the Community Center of the Holy Archangel Michael Church in Akron, Ohio. On this important day, our Serbian Orthodox Church commemorates several of its own saints, namely, the Holy King Milutin…
Venerable Mother Parasceva- Sv. Petka
The Circle of Serbian Sisters of Lorain, Ohio celebrated Sveta Petka Slava today. The beautiful fall morning began with Divine Liturgy. The sisters then joined together as Father Nektarije blessed the kolach for in honor of the saint who blesses us with many years to come, and the wheat in memory of our ancestors. Kelli…