A great man is one who collects knowledge the way a bee collects honey and uses it to help people overcome the difficulties they endure - hunger, ignorance and disease!
- Nikola Tesla

Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.
- Franklin Roosevelt

While their territory has been devastated and their homes despoiled, the spirit of the Serbian people has not been broken.
- Woodrow Wilson

Stefan Kapicic

Stefan Kapicic was born in Koln, Germany, where he lived for 3 years while his father played professional Basketball. His family returned to Belgrade, Serbia, where he attended high school and later enrolled in the Academy of Philosophy; studying World Literature for two years. Stefan's mother, Beba Zugic is a well known actress in Serbia and with her influence, he grew up wanting to act.

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During his childhood, he went to every theatre performance that Belgrade had to offer, took extensive acting classes, and later auditioned at the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade, considered to be one of most respected drama schools in Europe. After he got accepted, Stefan was taught by professor Gordana Maric and legendary professor Minja Dedic.

During his first year in the Academy of Dramatic Arts, Stefan was offered to join the serbian National Theatre, and performed in a play called "HASANAGA'S WIFE", directed by Award Winning director Jagos Markovic. Soon after, his career sky-rocketed, and he performed in about 50 theatre performances such as; "MERCHANT OF VENICE" by W. Shakespeare, " ELECTRA" by Euridipus, "BROTHERS KARAMAZOV" by F.M. Dostojevsky, "DEATH" by Woody Allen, " PROMETHEUS" by Euridipus, " RESSURECTION BLUES" by Arthur Miller, "STREET CAR NAMED DESIRE " by T. Williams, etc.

In 2003, he starred in his first feature film role in "ALMOST TOTALLY ORDINARY STORY" in which he got Awarded as "Best Debutant" at 'Nis Film Festival' 2003. Later on, offers for features just kept coming. Stefan starred in films such as; "THE CORDON" by Goran Markovic, "STREET WALKER" by Kosta Djordjevic, "FREE FALL" by Vladimir Djukelic, "CHARLESTON AND VENDETTA" aka "Tears for Sale" by Uros Stojanovic, produced by Luc Besson, premiered at 2008 'Toronto Film Festival', and "THE BROTHERS BLOOM" directed by Rian Johnson, a feature starring Oscar Winners Adrian Brody, Rachel Weisz and Maximillian Shell.

Stefan has also starred in several TV-sitcoms: "ORDINARY PEOPLE", "I, CHEGUEVARA", " VRATICE SE RODE"; did commercials for Pepsi, Nestle, Snickers, Tommy Hilfiger, Pal Zileri, and voice-overs for "GARFIELD 2", "OPEN SEASON", "POKEMON", "LOONEY TUNES", "ALADDIN", for the European market.

Stefan Kapicic relocated to Hollywood in 2008, where he guest starred in two popular CBS' TV-Shows – 'THE UNIT' and 'NUMB3RS', the 8th and final season of FOX's popular TV-Show '24', and NBC's "THE EVENT". You can currently see Stefan in popular Croatian TV-show "LARA'S CHOICE", and next on the big screen in UNIVERSAL PICTURES' feature "BIG MIRACLE", premiering on February 3rd, 2012.

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Stella Jatras

Stella Louis Jatras (nee Katsetos) from Camp Hill, PA, was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, as the fourth and youngest daughter of Louis (Leonidas) and Marina Katsetos, originally of Sparta, Greece, and later of Harrisburg and Carlisle.

Stella was quite literally a daughter of Sparta - and her father's name was Leonidas, no less. As Julia Gorin noted, she was Sparta, truly worthy of that heroic heritage. Axia!

In addition to the U.S. Department of State, her professional work included service with the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA and the Veterans Administration.

In 1953, she married George Jatras, also the offspring of Greek immigrant parents, and began a long and varied life as the wife of a career U.S. Air Force Officer.

As a career military officer's wife, Stella traveled widely and lived in several foreign countries where she not only learned about other cultures but became very knowledgeable regarding world affairs and world politics. She lived in Moscow for two years, where she worked in the Political Section of the U.S. Embassy. She also lived in Germany, Greece, and Saudi Arabia. Her travels took her to over twenty countries.

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Man and the God-Man

by Archimandrite Justin Popovich

"Father Justin Popovich, pan-orthodox witness to the God-revealed and Christ-given Eternal Truth, whose testimony can be even seen within this collection of his articles - that "the mystery of Truth is not in material things, not in ideas, not in symbols, but in Personhood, namely the Theanthropic Person of the Lord Christ, Who said: I am the Truth (John 14:6), Truth perfect, never diminished, always one and the same in its complete fullness - yesterday, today, and forever (Heb.13:8)."

The treasure to be found in this anthology of neopatristic syntheses consists of: "Perfect God and perfect man" - Nativity Epistle, where Fr Justin boldly exclaim that "man is only a true man when he is completely united with God, only and solely in God is man a man, true man, perfect man, a man in whom all the fullness of Godhead lives."; "The God-man" - The foundation of the Truth of Orthodoxy - Ava Justinian language of love in Christ-centered reflections of Truth; "The Supreme Value and Infallible Criterion"- contemporary philosophical reflections on visible and invisible realities; "Sentenced to Immortality" - a homily on the Resurrection or Our Lord Jesus Christ; "Humanistic and Theanthropic Culture"-criticism of European anti-Christian culture; "Humanistic and Theanthropic Education" - indicative pondering of consequences of education without God.. ; "The Theory of Knowledge of Saint Isaac the Syrian" - Faith, prayer, love, humility, grace and freedom, the purification of the intellect, mystery of knowledge; "A Deer in a Lost Paradise" - Ava's renowned poetic essay, a confession, and deepest longing for all-sweetest Jesus...