Christ is Risen!
Serbian Church glorifies Father Justin Popovic, Father Simeon of Dajbabe
The Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church has
released this communiqué:
At its afternoon session on April 29 of this year, the Holy Assembly
of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church unanimously adopted the
recommendations of the responsible diocesan bishops and added to the
diptychs of the saints of the Orthodox Church the names of
Archimandrite Justin Popovic spiritual father of the Chelije Monastery
near Valjevo of blessed memory (1894-1979), hereafter known as our
Venerable Father Justin of Chelije, and Simeon Popovic, abbot of the
Dajbabe Monastery near Podgorica (1854-1941), hereafter known as our
Venerable Father Simeon of Dajbabe.
The liturgical commemoration of our Venerable Father Justin will be on
June 1 on the old calendar (June 14 according to the new calendar),
and the commemoration of our Venerable Father Simeon will be
celebrated on March 19 on the old calendar (April 1 o the new calendar).
The festal glorification of these newly-canonized God-pleasing ones
will take place at the Holy Hierarchical Liturgy of the Holy Assembly
of Bishops next Sunday, May 2, at St. Sava Church on Vracar in
Belgrade, beginning at 9:00 AM.
O our Venerable and God-bearing Fathers Justin and Simeon, pray to God