Tenth session of the Assembly of the Society for building Cathedral of St. Sava is held


On Thursday, February 19, 2009 a regular annual session of the Assembly of the Society for building St. Sava Cathedral at Vrachar, where was discussed about the works on the cathedral in last year. Then there were presented a plan and a building program for 2009 and aplan of activities of the Society for building St. Sava Cathedral for current year.

Before the Assembly there was served a fervant prayer at Cathedral by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral, in presence of the members of the Head Board and members of the Assembly of the Society for building Cathedral. After it the present visited the works in Cathedral and a subsurface floor of Cathedral.

The session was presided by: the president of the Society – Miodrag Babic (Hemopharm Concern), the president of the Society Head board – Boris Tadic (president of Serbia), in the presence of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral – on behalf of the president of the Society His Holiness Patriarch Pavle.

The head architect of Cathedral Prof. Dr Vojislav Milovanovic submitted a report on accomplished construction works,and the main architect for interior design of Cathedral Dragomir Acovic presenteda report on planned works during 2009.

Due to the forthcoming celebration of a great jubilee – 1700 years since issuing the Edict of Milan (2013) , in which Serbia will have a great part, it is required to intensify the final construction works in Cathedral , said the president of the HB Boris Tadic.

An initiative of Milka Forzan, the coordinator of the Society for building Cathedral, to start a project « CATHEDRAL: RENEWAL OF THE NATIONAL INTEREST» is greatly supported at the Assembly. Its goal is to put Cathedral as a symbol of the nation, the city of Belgrade and the orthodox people.

Also the future first multi-media guide and book about Cathedral was showcased and soon it will be published. The Assembly was informed about preparations for making amovie “Constantine the Great”.

The Society for building Cathedral St. Sava also reports that the planned construction works for the last year were realized and that the Plan and program for year 2009 has been accepted. As well, it also states that in last 8 years, since the foundation of the Society for building Cathedral, it has been done more than in last 100 years.

Source: The Society for building Cathedral St. Sava at Vrachar