Funeral services for His Eminence Metropolitan Christopher

On the morning of Tuesday, August 24th 2010, His Eminence Metropolitan Christopher of Libertyville and Chicago was laid to rest at the Saint Sava Monastery in Libertyville IL. Divine Liturgy started at 9 am and was served outside the church of the Saint Sava Monastery due to a large number of clergy and faithful attending the service. After the conclusion of the memorial Divine Liturgy, parastos was served and everyone present bode the Metropolitan farewell for the last time. He was buried on the south side of the church at Saint Sava Monastery, next to Bishop Fermilijan.

The day before, on Monday the 23rd of August, a great number of people attended the funeral matins service at the Holy Resurrection Cathedral. Both Monday and Tuesday services were served by all the Serbian Hierarchs from North America, several of the Hierarchs of other Orthodox Churches in America and dozens of priests and deacons.

Memory eternal to His Eminence Metropolitan Christopher.

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