Church of Serbia – 21/2/15
The feast day of the Meeting of the Lord and the Statehood Day of the Republic of Serbia also this 2015 was solemnly celebrated in the historical place of Orasac, from where more than two centuries ago the uprising of the Serbian people and the creation of the Serbian statehood began.
The celebration of this great feast day of the Church of Christ started with the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy celebrated by His Grace Bishop Jovan of Sumadia, with the concelebration of the local clergy.
Following the end of the Liturgy, Bishop Jovan blessed the slava cake and later he held a commemoration rite at the Maricevic Gully, for the repose of the souls of all insurgents who gave their lives for freedom of the Serbian people.
After the commemoration, the solemn program was presented with the intonation of the hymn “God of Justice” and lying of wreaths at the memorial.