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

Miloje Milinković

1958 - born in Belgrade, Serbia

1973 - Graduated from High School

1973-1977 - Started in iconography in the group of academic painter, Professor Misa Mladenovic and under tutorship of the St. Sava Theological School in Belgrade, Serbia. Stayed with the group from 1975 to 1980.

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1980-1983 - Painted icons and frescoes with Academic Painter, Deacon Marko Ilich.

1984-1986 - Stayed in Greece learning and painting frescoes and icons in Katerini, Thesaloniki and Mount Athos. Received a blessing from master teacher of iconography, Fr. Arsenios, in the monastery in Mount Athos.

1986-1987 - Returned to Serbia and by the request and Episcopal blessing of Bishop of Sumadija, Dr. Sava, to work as an iconographer in the Serbian Orthodox Church and to paint frescoes in a monastery in Divostin and in a church in Lazarevac, Serbia.

1987-1988 - Painted frescoes in a cathedral in Kragujevac, the church in Lazarevac, and the church in Fair Oaks, CA.

1989-1990 - Painted iconostas for the church in Fair Oaks, CA, and frescoes for the churches in Serbia. Completed the iconostas in Fair Oaks, CA, and painted frescoes in the church in Serbia.

1991-1993 - Painted frescoes and icons in Serbia and 1993--continued painting frescoes in the church in Fair Oaks, CA.

1995-2008 - Began the frescos at St. Sava, Jackson, CA, and painted frescoes and icons in Libertyville, IL, South Bend and Schererville, IN, and Detroit, MI.

2008 - Completed the frescoes at St. Sava, Jackson, CA.

Text and photo from: http://www.angier-fox.com/st-sava/miloe.htm


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Momčilo Moma Nikolić

Momo was born in the ancient city of Novi Sad in Vojvodina, a multi-cultural province of the former Yugoslavia. The rich heritage of his upbringing instilled in him a love of Slavic and classical music. Momo studied music at the music school "Isidor Bajic" in Novi Sad. He is an extremely gifted musician, who plays many stringed instruments. Momo plays the Prim Tamburitza, and is known to be a master of this instrument. He was a member of the great Tamburitza orchestra of RTV-Novi Sad (1970-1990) as instrumental soloist. He is best known in performing with the legendary Janika Balaz Orchestra "8 Tamburitza of Petrovaradin."

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The Thunderbolt of Ever-Living Fire

by archimandrite Vasileios of Iveron

The present book consists of Elder Vaileios' talks, discussions and dialogues in various venues mostly in the United States during his visit in 2011, along with excerpts from his writings selected to complement the themes of his talks.  The themes dealt with by Fr. Vasileios so eloquently in this book are extraordinarily wide-ranging; he handles complex and difficult issues in theology, spirituality, liturgics, parish life and monasticism with amazing clarity and insight.  He quotes with equal facility from figures as diverse as Heraclitus, Dostoevsky, St. Isacc the Syrian, St. Maximus the Confessor, Stefan Zweig, Andrei Tarkovsky, Vladimir Lossy, Georges Florovsky and St. Nicholas Cabasilas.  Above all, there is an exhilarating sense of freedom and innocence in his thought.  It is the freedom and innocence of profound faith and spiritual knowledge and childlike simplicity.  HIs wisnow is expressed via the "hyperlogic" of a hesychastic spriti, which makes for surprising connections and illuminating insights.

The appearance of this new book by Archimandrite Vaileios is truly a cuase for celebration.

143 pages
ISBN: 978-1-936773-16-9