Church of Serbia – July 2017
Invitation to the Patronal feast of The Syinaxis of the Holy archangelGabriel, New Marcha Monastery, Ohio, July 26TH, 2017
Beloved Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Eastern American Diocese,
It is with boundless paternal joy, that we invite you to participate, on the day of the Synaxis of the Holy Archangel Gabriel i.e., on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017, in the New Marcha Monastery Patronal Feast and Agape – Slava in Richfield, Ohio. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will begin at 10:00 AM.
We herewith reiterate, that from now on in, all monastery patronal feast day celebrations will be held on the very day of the feast. In like manner, henceforth three parishes will be designated as hosts for these monastery patronal celebrations.
The honor of being hosts for this year’s celebration, has been bestowed upon the faithful of the St. Sava Cathedral in Parma, Cleveland, Holy Archangel Michael Church, Akron, and Holy Trinity Church, Youngstown (Raccoon Rd.)
On this occasion, we express our most heartfelt appreciation to this year’s hosts, for their demonstrated love toward this, our holy sanctuary, and in so doing to the Lord of Hosts Himself and His intercessor, the Holy Archangel Gabriel.
WELCOME, INDEED – OUR JOY!
With Archpastoral blessings and Paternal love,
BISHOP OF EASTERN AMERICA