GREECE – what better place to explore the history of Western philosophy and religion! Join us as we spend two weeks roaming the ancient temples, monasteries and cities in which the great themes of human life were articulated in debate and dogma and from which many of our parents, grandparents and ancestors came. Reconnecting with our heritage, we'll meet with many familiar names and places – St Paul at Philippi, the Oracle at Delphi, the Olympians, the Corinthians, St John on Patmos to name just a few. As a bonus, our journey commences in ancient Constantinople, where we'll explore the marvels of Istanbul and meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to expand our minds as we explore the beautiful vista that is Greece.

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The Serbian Orthodox Church
to her spiritual children at Christmas, 2014

+IRINEJ

By the Grace of God
Orthodox Archbishop of Pec, Metropolitan of Belgrade Karlovci and Serbian Patriarch, with all the Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church to all the clergy, monastics, and all the sons and daughters of our Holy Church: grace, mercy and peace from God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit, with the joyous Christmas greeting:

Peace from God! Christ is Born!

"Great is the mystery of godliness:
God was manifested in the flesh, Justified in the Spirit,
seen by angels, preached among the Gentiles,
believed on in the world, received up in glory. "
(I Tim. 3:16)

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IRINEJ

BY THE GRACE OF GOD
BISHOP OF THE METROPOLITANATE OF
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

GOD'S PEACE — CHRIST IS BORN!

What shall we offer You, O Christ,
Who for our sakes have appeared on earth as a man?
Every creature made by You offers You thanks:
The Angels offer a hymn; the heavens, a star;
The Wise Men, gifts; the shepherds, their wonder;
The earth, its cave; the wilderness, a manger,
And we offer You a Virgin Mother!
(Nativity Vesperal Hymn)

To our much beloved Clergy and Monastics, Sons and Daughters,
Our dear Spiritual Children,

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On Saturday December 20th after Vespers in the Holy Trinity parish in Brunswick a crowd of more than 100 people gathered to listen to the talk of Fr. Arsenije (Jovanovic), who is well-known for his book: "God and Rock 'n' Roll" and who is currently a part of the brotherhood in the Ostrog Monastery in Montenegro. His Grace Bishop Irinej, together with Head Priest Fr. Miroslav Popovic and Fr. Petar Damnjanovic and a large crowd of predominantly young churchgoers heard the first of Fr. Arsenije's talks titled: "Orthodxy in the modern world".

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Speaker: Fr Arsenije Jovanovic, Serbian Orthodox monk from the Holy Monastery of Ostrog in Montenegro currently visiting Australia with a series of lectures.

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On Saturday the 29th of November, on the feast day of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Matthew, on the Gold Coast, Queensland, the Serbian Orthodox Youth Association held its Annual General Meeting (AGM).

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INCOME GENERATING INITIATIVE FOR HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION
MAJKA DEVET JUGOVIĆA

INTRODUCTION

This report contains a comprehensive summary of the activities within the project "Cut flowers production in Kosovo". The report includes an overview of the activities carried out during the lifecycle of the project, implementing partners' description, progress in relation to the project objectives, problems encountered and actions taken.

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