Welcoming His Grace Bishop Irinej to New York City Madison Square Park, October 2, 2016


The Divine Liturgy will commence at 10:00 a.m., with His Grace our new Bishop Irinej presiding. The best location to enter the Park is either at 24th Street and Madison Avenue or 24th Street and Broadway and look for a big white tent.

On behalf of our Saint Sava Cathedral, we invite you to join us at The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy this coming Sunday, October 2, 2016 inMadison Square Park. 

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14th Sunday after Pentecost/Sunday before the Elevation of the Cross

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Fr. Seraphim Cardoza and Abbot Tryphon of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery

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13th Sunday after Pentecost

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12th Sunday after Pentecost

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+++ The Beheading of St John the Baptist

Following the Baptism of the Lord, St John the Baptist was locked up in prison by Herod Antipas, the Tetrarch (ruler of one fourth of the Holy Land) and governor of Galilee. (After the death of king Herod the Great, the Romans divided the territory of Palestine into four parts, and put a governor in charge of each part. Herod Antipas received Galilee from the emperor Augustus).
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11th Sunday after Pentecost

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The Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God

Celebrating The Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God and placing the newly blessed Holy Cross on our Church

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Bishops Irinej Enthronement

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Our new Archpastor Bishop Irinej (Dobrijević) will be enthroned in Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday, October 1, 2016.  We invite all the faithful & friends of our Diocese and of His Grace to join us for this historic event.

DATE:                 Saturday, October 1, 2016

LITURGY:           Hierarchical Divine Liturgy – 9:30 AM – Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, 450 Maxwell Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236

BANQUET:        Luncheon Banquet & Program – 1:30-5:30 pm – Carnegie Music “Marble” Hall Foyer and Balcony, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213

TICKET INFORMATION: Banquet Tickets are $100 per person and must be ordered no later than September 23.  No tickets will be mailed; reservations will be checked in at the door.

Tickets can be ordered via 1 of the following 2 ways:

  1. Online at: https://secure.etransfer.com/SLSOC/BishopIrinejEnthronement.cfm .
  1. Alternatively, tickets may be ordered by mail by sending a check made out to Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America for the number of tickets ordered, together with the name and address(es) of those planning to attend, to: Bishop Irinej Enthronement Banquet, c/o Darlene Defebo , 1241 Prospect Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.  Mrs. Defebo can also be reached via e-mail at djdefebo@gmail.com or via phone at 412-885-3739.

HOTEL INFORMATION: A block of rooms are available at the Pittsburgh Marriott, 777 Aren Road, Coraopolis, PA, 15108 for the group rate of $99.00/night until September 9th.  Call 412-788-8800 and mention Diocese Event when making your reservation.

Complete details & updates are also available on the Eastern Diocese web site: www.easterndiocese.org .

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9th Sunday after Pentecost

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