Church of Serbia – 1/12/2019
On Sunday, 24 November 2019, on the feast day of Holy King Stefan of Dechani, the first Hierarchal Liturgy in a new church of Saint Apostle and Evangelist Mark in Braunau, Austria, was officiated.
His Grace Bishop Andreas of Austria-Switzerland presided over the Liturgy with the concelebration of the local clergy. School children who attend religious instructions sang responses as well. Bishop Milutin of Valjevo consecrated a school at Slatina, Serbia His Grace Bishop Milutin of Valjevo with the clergy from Valjevo and Ub consecrated a school at Slatina, and a filial class of the Primary School “Saint Sava” at Pambukovica.
This holy rite was organized on the initiative of the principal of the school Slavica Marjanovic and representatives of the Municipality of Ub. Parents of children and friends from the school were present. A rich cultural program followed the church rite.