THE CANONIZATION OF STS. MARDARIJE AND SEBASTIAN
Save the Date!
SEPTEMBER 4, 5, 6, 2015!
LABOR DAY WEEKEND
19th Annual Diocesan Days Gathering
The Western American Diocese
of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America
A Most Unique Event
Celebrating the New American Saints
Commemorating the lives of Saints Mardarije and Sebastian,
Enlighteners and Apostles of the Church in America!
Come experience this once in a lifetime event!
Learn how ordinary lives become extraordinary by the power and grace of God.
Some of us remember them as they lived and worked among us.
Today, all of us gather as they pray to God for us!
SPECIAL INVITED GUESTS:
HIS HOLINESS, IRINEJ, SERBIAN PATRIARCH
RULING HIERARCHS OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE U.S.A.
CHURCH AND CIVIL DIGINTARIES
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, September 4th
12:00 Noon DOXOLOGY
1:00 p.m. Clergy Lunch and Seminar
3:00 p.m. Meeting of the Diocesan Council4:00 p.m. Annual Diocesan Assembly
6:00 p.m. Festal Vespers
7:00 p.m. Dinner, Presentation of Honored Guests, Questions and Answers
9:45 a.m. Canonization Festivities:
Entrance of the Patriarch
Procession of Relics and Icons of New Saints
10:00 a.m. Hierarchical Divine Liturgy
12:30 p.m. Symposium Lunch followed by an afternoon of fellowship
6:00 p.m. Vespers
7:00 p.m. Dinner
8:00 p.m. Program: Oratorical Festival, FolkFest, Musical Presentation
followed by an evening of fellowship and dancing
5:00 p.m. Concert Dinner
Sung by the Prezren Seminarians (Serbian)
REVIEW: ARTICLES & PHOTOS
marks beginning of Diocesan Days
"In the Footsteps of Saint Sava" Canonization of St. Sebastian of San Francisco and Jackson
The Holy Assembly of Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church during its regular session on May 29th, 2015, added the names of Archimandrite Sebastian (Dabovich) of Jackson, and Bishop Mardarije (Uskokovic) of Libertyville, the Clergymen and Preachers of the Gospel, God-pleasing servants of the holy life, and inspirers of many missionaries, to the Dyptich of Saints (Calendar of Saints) of the Orthodox Church.
Кондак Светоме Мардарију Либертивилском, глас 8:
Кондак Светом Севастијану Џексонском, глас 8: