Livno: Livno New Martyrs Prayerfully Celebrated

Church of Serbia – 2/4/2020

The Holy Liturgy was celebrated on the occasion of the feast of the Holy Great Martyr Marina and of the memory of the martyrdom of innocent Serbs – old men, women and children and thrown by the Ustashes into a deep pit of Ravni Dolac. The worship took place in the chapel-memorial ossuary dedicated to the Holy New Martyrs of Livno on July 30, 2020.

The Holy Liturgy was served by several priests from the Diocese of Bihac-Petrovac and other dioceses of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Commemorations will also be held in the following martyrdom places: Gubin, July 31 – Holy Liturgy at 10 a.m. and a memorial service at the grave of the priest Rista Catic and his 12 parishioners; Caprazlije, July 31 at 1:30 p.m., memorial service at the site of the demolished monument to the victims in the Samogred pit; Celebic, August 1 – Holy Liturgy at 10 a.m., at the memorial cemetery on Barjak; Brcko, August 2 – Holy Liturgy and memorial service starting at 9 am in the church of Holy Kyriakia (Meraja); Novi Sad, August 2 – Holy Liturgy and memorial service, Church of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Telep.

 Diocese of Bihac-Petrovac (translated by the Information Service of the SOC)

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