Philidelphia, PA - On Sunday December 20th His Grace, Rt. Rev. Bishop Mitrophan, visited the CSC "St. Nicholas" in Philadelphia (Elkins Park) PA. His Grace accepted the invitation of Fr. Milorad and Popadija Milena Orlic to be thier guest for their patron saint, St. Nicholas.
During Divine Liturgy, His Grace bestowed upon Fr. Milorad the dignity of Archpriest. He thanked Fr. Milorad for his efforts in the vineyard of The Lord, and reminded him that this award should inspire him to even greater efforts. HIs Grace was particularly pleased by the singing of "Our Father" during Divine Liturgy, and at the luncheon, by the children of the church-school and with the large number of communicants.
At the festive luncheon, His Grace thanked all present for their expressions of love towards Him. He promised that since He is now only sixty-five kilometers from Phildelphia, we would be seeing Him more often. HIs Grace invited all to visit Him at HIs Diocesan Residence in Warren NJ.