[Archived News] Saturday May 24, 2008


Johnstown, Pa - The St. Nicholas Serbian Orthodox Church in Johnstown, Pennsylvania celebrated the parish Slava with Divine Liturgy on May 18, 2008 and continued the celebration with Procession around the Church –Litija and Blessing of the Koljivo and Kolach. Divine Liturgy was served by Father Dejan Obradovic and responses were sung by St. Nicholas Choir directed by Suzette Gardehour.

Following the Divine Liturgy, the parish family served a delicious meal in celebration of our Krsna Slava. Richard Uzelac, Executive Board President, welcomed the attendees at the dinner.  All organizations of the church took part in the preparation and serving of the meal. Our Kumovi for this great day were Mr. & Mrs. Charles and Olga Bulich. Both completed their duties very well. Honored on this day were the graduates of the parish.

Many good friends of the parish attended the dinner: Father Miladin Blagojevic from Holy Ascension Serbian Orthodox Church in Youngwood, PA and popadija Branka Blagojevic,V. Rev. Nicholas Smisko of the Carpatho Russian Orthodox Church who gave us wonderful speech at the hall, and V. Rev. Franck Miloro parish priest at Christ the Savior Carpatho Russian Orthodox Church in Johnstown, together with many other guests. As the short program came to a close, president Richard Uzelac and Father Dejan Obradovic invited everyone to stay and share the company and friendship of each other.