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

St. Sava Church in Jackson, California, was consecrated on the Feast of the Entry of the Theotokos into the Temple on December 4, 1894. In recent years, the parish has designated the first Sunday of December as “Founders Day” in order to celebrate the consecration of the church and to offer a parastos for Fr. Sebastian Dabovich and all the founding members. Additionally, the late Cedo Saraba would sponsor a Bakalar Luncheon on this date to help raise funds for the parish. After Cedo’s untimely passing, the Saraba family has continued to sponsor this meal and to ask for memorial prayers for all their departed family members.


“On the Guarding of the Heart,” a piece for chamber orchestra by Serbian-born composer Djuro Zivkovic (joo-ROH’ zhiv-KOH’-veetz), has won the 2014 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition.

The 20-minute work “makes a huge emotional journey in a relatively short period of time, moving through many landscapes between the mysterious, moody opening and the ecstatic conclusion,” said award director Marc Satterwhite.


Српскохрватски језик се некада изучавао на универзитетима у више од 30 земаља света, а данас се српски језик као самостални студијски програм учи у само 12 градова у Европи. Из године у годину смањује се број лектората српског језика или се услед недостатка наставника постављају лектори хрватског или босанског језика. Француска и Италија само су неке од држава у којима се број лектората српског језика смањио, а укинути су у Сиднеју, Келну, Салцбургу и Гранади. Једини изузетак су Сједињене Америчке Државе, где је интересовање чак повећано, али се на универзитетима у Америци српски учи у оквиру БХС језика (босански, хрватски, српски).


Први форум Српског института из Вашингтона одржан је 23. новембра у присуству угледних чланова дипломатије Србије и Грчке.

Председница Српског института Данијела Сремац истакла је да се најбитније одлуке које се односе на Балкан и цео свет доносе у Вашингтону и да пројекти Института раде за интересе српског народа.


The Chicago Premiere of the new and critically-acclaimed television series “Ravna Gora,” the first Serbian mass media production to accurately portray the Chetnik movement and its leadership since the end of World War II, will be held on Saturday, December 14th, at Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago, the Cathedral clergy announced today.


The Second Meeting documentary: Optimistic Film, Serbia, and Film Underdogs Collective, USA, are happy to invite you to the following free screenings in New York City - Friday, November 15th – 7pm - Columbia University - Harriman Institute /420 W 118th St 12th Flr MC 3345, New York, NY 10027, Room 1219/


His Grace, Bishop Maxim and the Western American Diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North and South America most cordially invites you to a speical Thanksgiving Event honoring the visit to Los Angeles of Dragica Nikolić, First Lady of the Republic of Serbia.

Sunday, November 24, 2013, Saint Steven's Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, 1621 West Garvey Avenue, Alhambra, California - Divine Liturgy 10am, Banquet and Program 1pm.


Serbian American Contributions in Amador County, California, since the Gold Rush
Milina Jovanović offers a unique compilation of individual and family immigration stories that include enormous contributions to the development of California and significant community involvement. In this version of people’s history she chronicles how Serbian Americans have strengthened community, region, state, and country through the endeavors and struggles of 150 years.




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Srđa Trifković

Srđa Trifković (also Srdja Trifković; Serbian Cyrillic: Срђа Трифковић and as author Serge Trifkovic) (born July 19, 1954, in Belgrade, FPR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian-American writer on international affairs and foreign affairs editor for the paleoconservative magazine Chronicles.

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On The Holy Liturgy

by Bishop Athanasius Yevtich

The Divine Liturgy is at the center of Orthodox Christian life. It is through the Eucharist that the faithful are united with Christ and therefore with one another. Every Eucharistic gathering is an image and a reality of the Heavenly Liturgy, i.e. unceasing Synaxis of angels and saints around God’s throne. Thus the Liturgy is the proclamation of and a real image of God’s Kingdom in this world.

In this television interview conducted by the Logos, a renowned Orthodox theologian and retired Bishop of Zahumlje and Hercegovina, his Grace Atanasije, brings forth these essential points citing historical development of the Liturgies bringing to light the present misunderstanding of certain Liturgical actions and movements.

Bishop Atanasije aptly points out the necessity for Liturgical renewal, i.e. moving away from passive liturgical attendance to active participation and immersion of the soul and body into a full communion with Christ.

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