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Completion of Church in Potomac - 11/20/14

Potomac, MD - On Saturday and Sunday, November 1-2, 2014, in the capital of the United States, the Serbian community and all Orthodox Christians had cause for great celebration. Fifty-three years after the founding of the Serbian Orthodox parish of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke in Washington DC, the Serbian community witnessed the completion of the construction of their new church in Potomac, Maryland, an exclusive suburb of Washington DC. After organization of the spiritual life of the flock in rented spaces and borrowed churches, and after many years of outgrowing a small chapel on 16th Street, NW, in Washington, the completion of the new church was accomplished after much anticipation as a center for our Orthodox Christian people who live in the mid-Atlantic region, especially Washington, DC and Baltimore.


Winter arrives in Lackawanna - 11/19/14

Lackawanna, NY - In the course of a day, over 5' of snow fell in the regions surrounding Buffalo, NY.  Please remember all those who are buried in their homes, stranded, or in need of shelter as they brace for another 20-30" of snow in the near future. St Stephen's in Lackawanna is pictured, buried in this terrible, early, winter storm.


Kolo Slava at St Simeon Orthodox Church - 11/08/14

North Miami, FL - On Sunday, October 26, 2014, the Kolo of Serbian Sisters of Princess Milica of St Simeon's Parish of North Miami, Florida celebrated their Krsna Slava of our Holy Mother and Saint Paraskeva (Sveta Petka) and observed their 35th Anniversary. Many church members gathered for the Holy Divine Liturgy at 10:00 celebrated by the Very Rev. Protopresbyter Svetozar Veselinovich, pastor, and responses sung by our Church Choir. Following the Divine Liturgy Father Svetozar led the Parish and the Member of the Kolo in the Traditional Slava Service and cutting of the Kolach as all of the members of the Kolo led by Kuma, Goranka Arsic with family, came forward and shared in the service....which was followed by a Parastas for all of the deceased members of the kolo.


Carmichaels Celebrates 60th Anniversary - 11/07/14

Carmichaels, PA - The Sixtieth Anniversary of the consecration of St. George Serbian Orthodox Church in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania was celebrated on Sunday, November  2, 2014. The Divine Liturgy was held at the church and was followed by a banquet at Dolfi’s Restaurant.


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