The feast began with Holy Liturgy which was served by protosingelos Vasilije (Gavrilovic), Rev. Aleksandar Crnogorac, and Rev. Marko Radmanovic from Vancouver. A mass of the faithful gathered in the monastery church and celebrated their patron, and great saint of God, with humble prayer and love. Following the liturgy a parastos was served for all who perished in the recent wars in Serbian lands, defending their faith and homeland. The monastery property was filled with people from all parts of Ontario.  Among us several different communities gathered: our Georgian Orthodox brethren with their beloved Bishop Sava, our countrymen from Ilijas, as well as our loyal friends from Herzegovina. the Benevolent Organisation “Jovan Duchich” celebrating their slava.

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